With today’s technology, photography has been a growing and accessible hobby to take on. This is a gift guide for the shutterbugs in your life.
Camera lens mugs have been on the market for several years; however, it doesn’t take away the novelty of the gift. Every photographer needs to own a camera lens mug for the pure joy of drinking out of a lens. Make sure you select a mug that matches the equipment of your beloved photographer.Canon or Nikon Lens Cup/Mug $10-$40. Available at Photojojo, ThinkGeek, and Urban Outfitters.
Some people can’t live without their phones. With the growing popularity of photo sharing applications out in the market, the lens phone accessory is a necessity for iPhone-ography or android-ography. It transforms your smartphone into a mini professional DSLR that also takes calls.Smartphone camera lens, $10-$50. Available at Photojojo.
Remember Polaroid instant cameras? They are back with a new camera that combines film and their old school sticker concept from the late 90s and early 2000s. This new camera is now digital, which helps with capturing the picture with their LCD screen. It also offers the option of uploading pictures to your computer and printing traditional photos. Sounds like instant fun Polaroid Z2300 Instant Camera, $159. Available at Samy’s Cameras, Buy.com, and Amazon.
Flickr is an awesome website where photographers all over the world can upload their high-resolution pictures. The free account limits uploads to 200 photos and restricts collection of photos for the web to a minimal. A monthly to yearly pro membership allows photographers to showcase their photos for the public to see without any restrictions.Flickr account, $6.95-$45.95. Available at Flickr.com.
Memory cards are the life lines for digital photography. There is never enough memory space to store the precious moments in our lives. Memory cards can be purchased in many retailers from local drugstores to electronic specialty retailers.
The world has transformed to all things digital. For the film photographer in your life, the Diana camera is a fun camera to have in your camera bag.Lomography Diana + Dreamer Camera, $35-$65 . Available at Urban Outfitters and Amazon.