7 Great Holiday Gifts for Photographers – Stocking Stuffer Edition

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Finding the perfect holiday gift for the photographers in your life just got easier. We’ve put together a collection of what we think are just about the 7 coolest stocking-stuffer-type photography presents you can find anywhere.

And in spirit with the season, we invite you to enter Shutterbug’s Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Sweepstakes. Click here to enter. The winning stocking is stuffed with photo accessories every photographer has on their list. And everyone who enters the sweepstakes receives a promo code for 10 free prints from Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop. Enter December 11 - 27, 2020. Winner announced December 28, 2020. Ready? Set! Ho-Ho-Ho!

Lucky Camera Straps
All photographers of all skill levels appreciate a genuine leather camera strap, and Lucky Camera Straps are at the top of the list. The Standard 53 Quick Release leather camera strap comes in your choice of colors and is available in two lengths. Handmade in Bendigo, Australia, the Standard 53 is longer, wider and much more comfortable than conventional camera straps. It’s designed to be worn across your body (like a sling) instead of around your neck, so you can enjoy the ultimate in all day carrying comfort. The Lucky Camera Straps Standard 53 in Desert Tan is as handsome as a strap can be and is strong enough for all handheld cameras (strength tested to over 115 pounds (50kg). Bonus: order from manufacturer and price includes free personalization up to 16 characters.  Order from Lucky Camera Straps. Prices vary by model.


LensPen Lens & Sensor Cleaning Bundle
The name LensPen has been synonymous with clean lenses for decades, and today you can give your favorite picture taker a complete lens, sensor and filter cleaning bundle for perfect pictures every time. The LensPen Lens & Sensor Cleaning Bundle includes one LensPen DSLR Photo Kit (3 pens), a SensorKlear II (for easy cleaning of sensor) and one Hurricane Blower. The LensPen Lens & Sensor Cleaning Bundle is shipped free within the US. Worldwide shipping outside the US is just $20 flat rate. Order directly from LensPen. Kit costs $55.95 which represents a savings of $30 off normal individual prices.



Rogue FlashBender v3 Large Soft Box Kit
Photographers who use an accessory flash on their mirrorless or DSLR camera know that it’s better to bounce the light to avoid hot spots, harsh shadows and squinting subjects. But sometimes the ceiling is too high, the wrong color or too dark. The Rogue FlashBender v3 Large Soft Box Kit provides better bounce flash control inside or outside with a reflector, and softer light and directional control with a soft box. It’s the best of all flash worlds and can improve flash shots immediately. The soft box kit includes the FlashBender v3 Large Reflector and Rogue v3 Large Diffusion Panel. The soft box size is a generous but manageable 10.5 x 11 inches (254mm x 288mm). Order today from Rogue Photographic Design. If you order from this gift guide, the price is $49.95, a $10 savings over the regular price.


SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress Card Type B
The hottest innovation in camera memory card technology is the SanDisk CFexpress card. Users of the latest model of certain Canon, Nikon and Panasonic Lumix cameras can take advantage of the blazing-fast speeds that deliver Raw 4K video easily. With read speeds up to 1700MB/s and write speeds up to 1400MB/s, SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress Card Type B cards deliver low latency during high-speed recording and an enhanced workflow efficiency that’s far beyond anything existing. Backward compatible with select XQD cameras that adopt firmware enabling CFexpress, the card includes both RescuePRO Deluxe Recovery Software (a $60 value) and a limited lifetime warranty. Order from SanDisk. The 128GB SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress Card Type B costs $159.99 in 128GB capacity.




SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2
The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 delivers high performance and high capacity in a drive that’s smaller than a smartphone. It’s Solid State (no moving parts to jam or fail) and compatible with PCs and Mac computers. It’s equipped with a USB 3.2 Type-C connector and is available in capacities ranging from 500GB to a whopping 2TB.The SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD V2 is ideal for field use because of its small size (0.35 x 2.06 x 3.96 inches) and superb durability. It can withstand up to a two-meter drop and features IP55 water and dust resistance. And it’s perfect for studio or office backup and moving files from location to location. Order from SanDisk. Price for 1TB model is a very affordable $149.99.


Hoya HD3 Circular HRT Polarizer
There is only one filter that can enhance blue skies and make the white clouds really pop without adding an overall colorcast to your image—and that’s the polarizer. Every photographer should own one and learn how to use it to subdue glare and reflections while allowing richly saturated, natural colors to be revealed. The Hoya HD3 Circular HRT Polarizer has been re-certified by Hoya engineers to work with 100+ megapixel camera sensors without loss of resolution. It’s available in all popular sizes from 48mm to 82mm at prices starting at $98.80. Hoya uses optical thin HRT Polarizing Film so there is only 1-stop of light loss, plus they’re waterproof and protected by a stain-resistant top coat. Order today from Hoya. Prices vary by size. All are covered by a 5-year Limited Warranty.

Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop With worldwide presence, the Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop provides an all-new, one-of-a-kind creative space made for bringing images and imagination together. Online visitors express their creativity in an environment that makes photo creation fun and entertaining by offering a variety of photo services and products, while emphasizing creativity in a relaxed environment. And you can enjoy the same high quality printing this holiday season by visiting the Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop online. Holiday gift ideas include wall art, drinkware, desk art – and even a high quality teddy bear with a photo tee shirt. Featured today is the gorgeous 8 x 10 inch Metal Wall Décor. Your favorite photo is infused into a sleek 8 x 10 metal panel for a radiant appeal that will impress your guests.  Order a unique photo item today for the utmost in a personalized gift.

Don’t Forget
Be sure to enter Shutterbug’s Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Sweepstakes. Absolutely no purchase necessary. Everyone who joins the fun receives a promo code for 10 free prints from Fujifilm Wonder Photo Shop and a chance at great photo prizes. Enter December 11 - 27, 2020. Winner announced December 28, 2020.

Have a wonderful holiday wherever you are. Stay safe, be healthy and enjoy a very Happy New Year.