There are many great gifts to give to photographers, in this article we take a look at ten gifts any photographer would be happy to receive.
1. A New Hard Drive
A new hard drive is a great gift idea, because you don’t want all those photos cramming up your computer. I would suggest, getting at least a one terabyte hard drive if you take a lot of photos.
2. Colormunki Photo
If you are serious about accurate color, then you should check out Colormunki. Colormunki is a great tool for calibrating your monitor and printer, and would make a great gift for anyone that does a lot of printing.
3. Photo Backup Subscription
Anyone who is worried about losing their photos should definitely check out looking into a Cloud based photo backup solution.
4. Digimarc Subscription
Digimarc is a plugin for Photoshop, that allows you to keep track of unauthorized uses of your photos on the web, by means of an invisible watermark, that it embeds onto your image. The pro service starts at $99 a year, so it is quite adorable.
5. An iPad.
iPads have become an important tool in photography, partly due to how they are used to present portfolios to clients, and also due to all the cool apps like Instagram. The photographer in your life would definitely be happy to receive one.
6. MacPhun Luminar
Luminar is a plug-in for both Lightroom and Photoshop which is super popular among photographers. It has presets for creating photorealistic effects and specialized effects and a whole lot more. Check it out at http://macphun.com/
7. Syder Holster
The Syder Holster fits around your waist and provides photographers with an easy way to access their camera from the hip. The one camera system starts at $150. There’s also a system for photographers that use two cameras as well.
8. CreativeLive Creator Pass
CreativeLive is a great resource for learning photography and other creative fields. The pass always you to unlock all of CreativeLive’s classes for $25 a month.
9. Loupedeck +
The Loupedeck is a device that has preprogramed buttons and dials that allows for easy and fast editing in Lightroom. It also allows for some custom dials and buttons as well. Some of the preprogramed dials and buttons allow for easy access to rating and editing your images. For example, giving star ratings is as easy as pressing a button on the Loupedeck.
10. Wacom Intuos
The Wacom Intuos tablet is great for making adjustments to your images in both lightroom and photoshop and comes with a pressure sentive brush, plus customizeable buttons and dials that allow for you to easily access tools in multiple programs.
What do you think? What are some other great gifts for photographers?