29 Creative Gifts for the Photography Lover

Best Gifts for Photographers

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Whether you know an amateur or professional photographer, there's nothing more satisfying than giving a new gadget to make their lives easier or jazz up their gear. Luckily, there's no shortage of interesting and creative gifts for your favorite photography lover.

Whether it's a colorful new camera strap or a handy light meter you can easily attach to your smartphone, you don't necessarily have to break the bank to gift something the photographer in your life will appreciate. Unsure of what would work as a great gift? Think about what would be helpful. A stylish bag to haul gear? Or a way to enhance a phone's image taking capabilities? With a little searching, it's all possible.

Fortunately, we've taken some of the guesswork out of your shopping by pulling together 28 creative and unique gifts that will be sure to make your favorite photographer smile.

Looking for a fun gift for your favorite photographer? Check out our list of 29 creative photography gifts.


Leveling Camera Cube

Leveling Camera Cube

FOTYRIG | $10.99


Instax Mini 90

gifts for photographers

Fujifilm | $119.95


Custom Camera Strap with Optional Lens Pockets


Custom Photo Art

Custom Photo Art

Minted | $29+


Mismatched Camera Earrings


DJI Osmo Pocket

DJI Osmo Pocket - Handheld Gimbal

DJI | $299


Lens Set (Super Wide, Fisheye, Macro) for Smartphones

Phone Camera Lens Kit

CoPedvic | $32.97


Quick Photography Reference Cards


35mm Film Photographer Beer Glass

Kodak Film Beer Glass

TogTees | $35


Trailblazer Medium Format Camera

fun photography gifts

Lomography | $299.95


Zoomable Camera Lens Mug

Camera Lens Mug

STRATA CUPS | $16.95



Photographer Gifts

LENSBALL | $42.97


Unisex Camera Kit T-Shirt

Camera Kit T Shirt

Flinnke | $24.80+


Create Your Own Reel Viewer Kit

Gifts for Photography Lovers

uncommongoods | $14.95-29.95


Camera Lense Cuff Links


Chocolate DSLR


Nikon-Shaped 16GB Flash Drive

Gifts for Photography Lovers

QICAIHU | $12.99


Workbook and Assignment Notebook for Street Photographers

Gifts for Photographers

Eric Kim | $17.95


Photography Coffee Mug


Retro Camera Pencil Holder

Gifts for Photography Lovers

Bellaa | $17.95


Instant Photo Printer

Instant Photo Printer

KODAK | $99.99


The Great LIFE Photographers

Great LIFE Photographers

Bullfinch | $52.63


Video Conference Lighting Kit

Video Conference Lighting Kit

LOUYC | $45.99


Camera Print Scarf

Photographer Gifts

Lina & Lily | $15.99


Mini Photo Studio Box

Mini Photo Studio

PULUZ | $16.99


The Photographer's Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas

Photographer Gifts

Aperture | $21.01


Classic & Digital Camera Christmas Tree Ornaments


BONUS: Online Courses

best photography gifts

Photo: Stock Photos from Rawpixel.com/Shutterstock

Advanced Retouching Techniques | $29

Exploring Low-Key Portraiture | $29


This article has been edited and updated.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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