Digital Camera and Photography Gift Ideas

Digital Camera and Photography Gift Ideas


Christmas is fast approaching and I’ve started getting emails from readers asking what I recommend in terms of Digital Camera and Photography related gifts.

Rather than coming up with a list of gifts dominated by my own thoughts – I thought I’d compile a list based upon what the readers of this site are buying at Amazon at the moment. Below are the most purchased items by Digital Photography School readers in the last two months. Each item below has been purchased multiple times – those at the top of each list are the most popular (and are pictured). Hopefully this will give you some starting points for your Christmas shopping!

Digital Photography Books

  1. The Digital Photography Book by Scott Kelby
  2. Understanding Exposure: How to Shoot Great Photographsby Bryan Peterson
  3. Digital SLR Pro Secrets by David Busch
  4. Complete Digital Photography by Ben Long
  5. Perfect Digital Photography by Jay Dickman
  6. The Complete Guide to Night and Low-Light Photography by Lee Frost
  7. Digital Macro Photography by Ross Hoddinott
  8. Mastering Digital SLR Photography by David Busch
  9. Photoshop Finishing Touches by Dave Cross
  10. The Photoshop Channels Book by Scott Kelby

Point and Shoot Cameras

  1. Canon PowerShot SD630 6MP Digital Elph Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
  2. Canon PowerShot SD600 6MP Digital Elph Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
  3. Canon PowerShot SD800 IS 7.1MP Digital Elph Camera with 3.8x Wide Angle Image-Stabilized Optical Zoom
  4. Fujifilm FinePix F30 6.3 MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
  5. Sony Cybershot DSC-h2 6MP Digital Camera with 12x Optical Image Stabilization Zoom
  6. Nikon Coolpix S7c 7MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom
  7. Canon PowerShot A530 5MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom
  8. Canon PowerShot A540 6MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom
  9. Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ4 4MP Digital Camera with 12x Image Stabilized Optical Zoom
  10. Sony Cybershot DSCR1 10.3MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom


  1. Canon EOS 30D 8.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)
  2. CANON Digital Rebel XT EOS 8 Megapixel Digital SLR Camera – SILVER
  3. Nikon D200 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED-IF AF-S VR DX Nikkor Zoom Lens
  4. Canon Digital Rebel XTi 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Black Body Only)
  5. Nikon D80 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera Kit with 18-135mm AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens
  6. Nikon D50 6.1MP Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor Lens
  7. Pentax *istDS2 6.1MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)

DSLR Lenses

  1. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II Camera Lens
  2. Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens for Canon EOS SLR Cameras
  3. Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM Medium Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
  4. Nikon 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED-IF AutoFocus Zoom Nikkor Lens
  5. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
  6. Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
  7. Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Telephoto Lens for Canon SLR Cameras
  8. Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens for Canon DSLR Cameras

Digital Photography Accessories

  1. Vanguard VS41 Flexible MiniTripod
  2. Adorama 42″ 5-in-1 Collapsible Disc Reflector, Translucent, White, Black, Silver, Gold.
  3. Canon 77mm UV Haze (L-39 Sharp Cut)
  4. Canon Deluxe Photo Backpack 200EG for Canon EOS SLR Cameras
  5. Kodak Easyshare Picture Viewer for Kodak Series 3 Printer & Camera Docks
  6. SanDisk SDCFH-1024-901 1 GB Ultra II CompactFlash Card (Retail Package)
  7. Crumpler 5 Million Dollar Home Photo Bag, Color: Black / Gun Metal / Lite Grey
  8. The POD Camera Platform ( Bean Bag ) 5″ Diameter, 2″ Thick. Has A 1/4 x 20 Screw Thread for Securing Your Camera or Camcorder
  9. Tiffen 58mm UV Protection Filter
  10. Bogen – Manfrotto Heavy Duty Tripod Carrying Long Strap for all Bogen Tripods (except for Table Top or Junior)

If you’ve got a Digital Photography Wishlist – share it in comments below or over at our Flickr group where we’re asking what you want for Christmas.

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Darren Rowse is the editor and founder of Digital Photography School and SnapnDeals. He lives in Melbourne Australia and is also the editor of the ProBlogger Blog Tips. Follow him on Instagram, on Twitter at @digitalPS or on Google+.

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