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Focal Point Photography Gift Guide

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list can feel overwhelming. This year we decided to do the hard work for you! We’ve created different categories below to help you find just the right gift for anyone.

Gifts for Beginner Photographers

Here are just a few of our favorite gifts for the aspiring photographer.

  • Used DSLR Starter Kit – Getting started doesn’t have to be expensive! We have awesome starter kits starting at just $150. We’ll make it easy by helping you pick the perfect camera body, lens, and throw in a memory card, strap and a bag to carry it all in. Shop it Here
  • ProMaster XC-M 525 Tripod – This ProMaster tripod is incredibly versatile and at a great price point, making it a favorite for beginners. Shop it Here
  • The Posing Playbook for Photographing Kids – We have so many great book options for beginners. This one is a favorite for the dad/momtographer. Shop it Here
  • Capturing Couture Camera Strap – Made by a female owned company in California, we love how fun these straps are, and we love the company even more!
  • Intro to Photography Class – Got the gear but they’re not sure how to use it? Our Intro to Photography class makes a great gift for the beginner in your life, or yourself! Shop it Here

Gifts for Pro Photographers

From small gifts, to high end splurges, we have something for any pro photographer.

  • MagMod Professional Flash Kit 2 – The MagMod system uses a quick and easy magnet attachment on your flash to help control or diffuse light like a boss. This kit includes a collection of their most popular modifiers and gels. Shop it Here
  • Godox V860 III Flash – Godox makes some of our all time favorite flashes. Powerful, high speed, and at an incredible price point, we find these hard to beat! Shop it Here
  • Rain Covers – Protect all their gear from unpredictable weather with a handy rain cover! These come in multiple sizes to cover any size body and lens. Shop it Here
  • ProMaster Gloves – Keep them cozy while shooting with these ProMaster gloves. We love how the thumb and index finger fold back to make shooting easy!
  • The Photography Trivia Deck – Test their knowledge with this fun trivia deck!
  • Books for Pros – We recommend checking out The Photographers Guide to Posing by Lindsay Adler Shop it Here and The Successful Professional Photographer by Roberto Valenzuela.
  • 3 Legged Thing Brian Tripod- With the ability to remove the legs and convert to a monopod, hold nearly 8X it’s weight, and fold down around the center column for travel, this tripod is jam packed with features and a bit of attitude too. Shop it Here


Gifts for Film Photographers

Film is back in a big way! We have a fun selection of gifts for people just jumping in as well as experienced film shooters.

  • Canon AE-1 – Often a favorite of beginners and experienced film photographers alike. 
  • Lomo’instant Wide – Fit more in the frame and get the lomo look in an instant format. These cameras offers more options for manual control.  Shop it Here
  • DigitaLIZA Max – This all-in-one system allows full control of scanning their own 35 mm, 120 and special format negatives using your smartphone or digital camera.
  • Diana F+ – Relive the swingin’ sixties and shoot dreamy, color-drenched square images on 120 film with the Diana F+, fitted with its own flash. Shop it Here
  • Film – What better for the film photographer than film itself? With demand through the roof it can be hard to come by, but we have some great options in stock. Shop it Here
  • Steel Kodak Film Case – We have a few different sizes and colors of these Kodak cases to safely store their film rolls. Shop it Here

Gifts for Vloggers

Stills not their thing? We have plenty of ideas for video and vlogger gifts as well!

  • Sony ZV-1F – The best starting place for an aspiring vlogger wanting to shoot in 4K quality. The built in image stabilization and flip out screen makes it super easy to capture everything you want!
  • Sony ZV-E10 – For the vlogger who wants to go up a level and be able to use a huge variety of different lenses, the ZV-E10 is a great choice.  We don’t currently carry Sony on our website, but we have many in-store! Give us a call or stop by if you’d like more info!
  • Phottix M200R – This compact LED RGB light M200R is perfect for anyone who needs extra light for photos, video, vlogging, or live streaming. Shop it Here
  • Joby GorillaPod – These handy tripods come in several sizes and are great for shooting on the go. The flexible legs make it easy to wrap around objects for use anywhere. Shop it Here
  • Rode VideoMic Go II – Give them the gift of great sound with this ultracompact shotgun microphone. Shop it Here

Gifts for Wildlife & Landscape Photographers

  • Vanguard VEO Adapter Backpacks – These are some of our favorite all around backpacks for getting outdoors and keeping your gear dry. They have plenty of room for your camera gear as well as a separate compartment for other goods, and your tripod.
  • Books – We love Mastering Bird Photography for the budding wildlife photographer and The Art, Science, and Craft of Great Landscape Photography for those who want to up their game.
  • ProMaster Rugged Memory Card Case – Keep their memory cards organized protected in this hard shell storage case.
  • Canon EOS R10 – We’re excited to have Canon’s newest crop sensor mirrorless camera in stock! Paired with a long lens, this would make a great choice for wildlife photography. Shop it Here
  • Tamron Super Telephotos – Some of our top pick lenses for birding are Tamron’s 150-600mm, and the new 150-500mm for Sony Mount. Shop it Here

Gifts for Everyone

Not everyone on your list is a photographer, but we’ve got that covered too! Check out this selection of personalized and fun gifts, perfect for anyone in your life.

  • Polaroid Instant Camera or Instax Mini 11 – Easy to use and so much fun, with just the right amount of nostalgia. These instant cameras are fun at any age. Shop it Here
  • Kodak Digital Photo Frame – This digital frame has an updated look and is a great way to show off family photos. Make it even better by pre-loading it with some photos. Shop it Here
  • Personalized Photo Mug – Who doesn’t love a good mug? Upload one of their favorite photos and you’ve got a thoughtful and easy gift. Shop it Here
  • Wall art – Dress up their walls with a custom canvas, acrylic, or metal print. Shop it Here

Still not sure what to get or don’t have time to shop? We have the perfect thing for that! Focal Point Gift Cards are available in any amount and they’re pretty darn cute too. Shop it Here

Many of these items and more have deals running this holiday season! Click the button below to view some of our current deals.