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15 Quirky Gift Ideas Any Photographer Will Love

October 8, 2017

We hate to alarm you, but Christmas is just around the corner, so what better way to celebrate than with a gift guide dedicated to quirky gifts ideas for photographers?

Now is the perfect time to start thinking about what you, your friends, or family would love to receive this festive season. After all, who wants to be rushing around and shopping on Christmas Eve?

Better yet, all of the following items are available to purchase online, so if you’d prefer, you can avoid a visit to the busy mall entirely!
Without further ado, here are our 15 quirky gift ideas that any photographer (including yourself) will love!

Pour and Shoot Mug

This clever camera-inspired mug is just the thing any budding photographer needs to get through their morning. It’s perfect for storing their morning brew of coffee in to help them get “into focus”. It even comes with a handy lens cap – we mean, lid – to keep your drink safe.

Trust Me, I’m a Photographer T-Shirt

Whether you’re on the job or shooting for fun around the house, this clever t-shirt is sure to put everyone’s minds at ease. It’s also available in a range of colors and sizes, so there’s a style to fit every photographer – no matter what their style is!

The Lomo’Instant Camera Panama

Every photographer needs at least one instant camera and the cooler it is, the better! One of Lomography’s latest additions to their range is the Lomo’Instant Camera Panama, a creative instant camera inspired by rainforests and beautiful coastlines. It also has three different shooting modes and a built-in wide-angle lens!

Awkward Family Pet Photos

You’re probably familiar with the New York Times bestseller Awkward Family Photos, but have you heard about their spin-off titled Awkward Family Pet Photos? This hilariously quirky book would be the perfect gift for a photographer specializing in family or pet portraits!

Flashing Instant Camera Birthday Card

Sure, Christmas might be just around the corner, but this gift guide is suitable for any time of the year, including celebrations such as birthdays. That’s why we’ve included this clever card from ASOS which is ideal for photography lovers worldwide!

Lomo Temporary Tattoos

If you (or your photography-loving friend) prefer your tattoos to be of the temporary type, then these Lomo inspired versions are just the thing! They include 5 different designs, including colored and black and white varieties.

#WithFilter Photo Album

Understandably, photographers have taken to Instagram like a duck to water. Capturing photos and editing them is what they do best, after all! This fun photo album from ASOS comes with filters and slogans to stick over your photos and turn them into unique works of art.

 

Felt Camera Case

Even compact cameras need to be protected, and what better way to do so than with a cute, felt case like this handmade one from Etsy? It won’t set you back too much in terms of dollars either, so it makes a great stocking filler or small birthday surprise.

Refurbished Cool Cam Polaroid

How cool are these refurbished Polaroid cameras, courtesy of a collaboration between fashion retailer Urban Outfitters and the Impossible Project? Not only do these make fantastic collector’s items for passionate photographers, but they’re also fully-functional!

Vintage Rolleiflex Printed Cushion

If you or any fellow photographers you know love vintage photography and cameras, then look no further than this Rolleiflex printed cushion! It’s the item every photographer’s living room needs.

Camera Christmas Tree Ornaments

Now you can bring your love of photography to your Christmas tree (or just about anything else you can decorate), thanks to these Kurt Adler classic and digital camera tree ornaments. They come in a nifty pack of two.

Chocolate Camera

A camera completely made from chocolate? Count us in! This delicious and delightful creation lets you celebrate your love of all things photography-related…the edible way! Have you ever seen a chocolate camera before?

Flasher Tote

Do you have a loved one who is a flasher? Or perhaps you’re one yourself? We’re talking about the photography variety of flash, of course, so why not let everyone know loud and proud through this stylish tote bag?

Camera Shaped Bag

Speaking of bags, take your love of photography to a whole new level with this camera lookalike hand bag from Shein. It’ll have everyone looking twice!

Photojojo!

Here’s another fantastic gift idea for photographers, featuring the book titled Photojojo!: Insanely Great Photo Projects and DIY Ideas. It’s great for photographers who also like to get in touch with their creative side, and this book allows them to combine both of these passions!

There you have it – our 15 quirky gift ideas that any photographer (including yourself) will love! Will you be purchasing any of these photography inspired items?


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