The holidays are going to be here faster than you can say “candy cane binge,” and chances are you still have a few presents to buy –– specifically for the photographer mom in your life. If your wife (or mother!) is a professional photographer and you can’t even tell a Holga from a Polaroid, don’t sweat it. CreativeLive has you covered with 10 fabulous photo-friendly gifts that will be a huge hit with your leading lady!
Konstruktor DIY SLR Camera: $54.89
Build your own plastic lomography camera with this easy-to-assemble kit from Firebox. The instructions are insanely simple, the price is right, and you’ll forever go down in history as the best gift-giver ever.
Cell Phone Lens: $20-$30
Addicted to Instagram? Take your iPhone or Android photos to the next level by hooking them up to a professional lens from PhotoJoJo. Options include wide/macro, super-fisheye, fisheye, telephoto and polarizer –– so in other words, there’s something for everyone.
Bloom Theory Strap: $130
This might just be the most gorgeous camera strap you could possibly buy someone. No need for a sales pitch, Bloom Theory’s beautiful work speaks for itself!
Artifact Uprising Photo Book: $69
Artifact Uprising is one of our favorite places to buy fine art-quality matte photo prints, and their hardcover photo books are always a conversation starter. Pick some of your wife’s best work and then order her a customized book!
Polaroid Cube: $99.99
The Polaroid Cube is about as simple as it sounds –– it’s a small, square shaped 1080P HD camera with an ultra-wide angle and built in mic. Carry it on your key-chain, attach it to your bike, or throw it in your pocket!
Camera Bag: $199
The best part about Joe Totes‘ purses is that they’re big enough to be both a camera bag and a impromptu diaper bag for moms who are juggling their baby and their DSL. Plus, they’re super chic!
Leather Camera Case: $121
Looking for something a little less clunky to house your point-and-shoot? Check out this handstitched leather case from Etsy store Artemis Leatherware. Each case is unique to the camera that it holds, so make sure you let them know what you’re working with before placing an order!
Holga Lens Filter: $16.19
Looking to mix up your camera filters? Take hipsterdom to the next level and check out Holga’s rotating lens filter and case! You literally can’t beat this price.
Polaroid Instant Camera: $199.99
Polaroid cameras just aren’t what they used to be. By which we mean they are so much cooler. This instant digital camera kit (available at Anthropologie) has editing tools, a LCD display and a printer. We need one immediately, and so do all your friends.
Camera Leash: $45
Securely attach your camera to your wrist or belt loop with this hand-sewn leather “leash” from Hold Fast. Seriously useful and seriously styling.