Last-minute gifts for the digital photographer

A few last-minute gift ideas to put under the tree for a digital photographer.

Looking for some last-minute holiday gifts for a digital photographer? Here are some cool ideas!

Eye-Fi memory card with built-in WiFi

Take as photo on the camera, and have it uploaded via a WiFi connection to a computer or the web with an Eye-Fi wireless SD card.

Note: The digital camera requires Eye-Fi compatibility. Details can be found here.

Price: Start at $49.99


A LENSPEN is the easiest and safest way to clean your camera lens. A completely non-liquid cleaning system so it's 100% safe for your lenses.

Price: $14.99

Sensor Klear II Plus

An inevitable part of digital SLR ownership is getting dirt on the sensor and having to clean it. The folks who bought us the LENSPEN als bring us a kit specifically designed for cleaning the sensor called the Sensor Klear II Plus. One of the quickest and easiest ways to clean a DSLR sensor about.

Price: $29.99

Spyder3Pro display calibration

Serious photographers and creative pros require a high degree of color accuracy; from capturing images, to digital editing and printing, Spyder3Pro delivers. This third generation colorimeter comes equipped with new state-of-the-art optical design and photo-centric user interface providing accurate, reliable and consistent color.

Note: Thanks to PC Pro's Jon Honeyball for suggesting I include this.

Price: $169

Shot glass lens set

'Taking shots' takes on a whole new meaning with these awesome 3-piece lens shot glasses. Come in Nikon and Canon varieties.

Price: $18

Ring flash adapter

Sometimes a ring flash is useful, especially for close-up work or portrait work. Problem is dedicated ring flashes are expensive so a cheaper solution is a ring flash adapter that fits over an existing flash.

Price: $40

Manfrotto ML360H Midi-36 Hybrid LED panel

The Manfrotto LED panel is a hybrid 36 LED panel that produces both continuous 6000 degree Kelvin (sunlight to you and me) light as well as a flash mode for shooting stills. The flash output is x4 that of the continuous light. Two flash shoe mounts let you mount the unit on the camera either vertically or horizontally. These panels are also stackable.

Price: $170

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