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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Photographers

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Photographers

Another Valentine’s Day is here, and it’s time to look for the perfect gift for the photographers and videographers amongst your family and friends. Exploring some gift ideas for your loved ones can seem like a daunting task but with some tutorials you can find the best gifts like we talked about for Christmas. A great gift for your loved ones this Valentine’s Day to further their photography business can range from photography equipment like a camera bag, a camera strap to a great instant camera, a point and shoot digital camera an SLR camera or a nice high end mirrorless DSLR camera from some of the industry leaders like Sony, Canon and Nikon amongst others.

It’s important to note the amount of Valentine gifts that appeal to photographers, even good memory cards to go with their new camera. So let’s explore what we believe would make for a touching and wonderful photography gift this Valentine’s Day. You want your unique gift to make the perfect valentine for your loved one.

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The Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 Instant Camera is a unique gadget providing high quality images and even selfies.

  • The Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 are instant cameras or film cameras. These come with the retro look of a Polaroid. This vintage camera has a really unique peak design coupled with some great features.

  • Taking selfies over Valentine’s Day with your loved one can be an enjoyable and happy experience, creating lasting memories. The Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 is a great camera for this purpose.

  • This amazing unique camera automatically adjusts to ambient light or natural light, the shutter speed, flash brightness and other settings are all done for you. This makes for a great camera even for beginners, as you have to do as a photographer allowing the camera to capture that high quality image. So no worrying about settings for the camera exposure.

  • Extremely simplistic to use. Twist the lens to turn on the camera and then twist again for close up mode. Depress the shutter button for a quick release, capturing those images quickly.

  • With this iconic looking instant photo camera, use the Instax Up app from Fuji. Using this app will allow you to scan your prints so they can be tagged and edited for sharing with your family and friends. The app can be used for post processing editing. When attached to your PC, Adobe light source and photoshop can be used as well for post processing.

  • With the Instax instant Film your instant image printing can make for exposures which will look great in photobooks.


You can’t get just get the Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 without adding the awesome Fujifilm Instax Mini Link 2 Smartphone Printer. Take a look at what this great printer can do.

  • Draw on prints with new Instax AiR which directs the LED light on printer towards your smartphone. Then move the printer around in the air to write or draw and print away. Very cool, drawing in the air.

  • The printer prints on 2 x 3" Photos printing paper.

  • Print multiple images right from your Smartphone almost instantly using the app which can be found on your iPhone in the App store or your Android phone in the Google Play Store.

  • Share images you've taken on social media easily with bluetooth 4.2 to connect to your PC or smartphone.

  • Print QR Codes on Your Images. This is great if you have a web site that you want to direct traffic to, all the user would have to do is point their smartphone camera at the QR image even on the print.

  • Multiple print modes are available on this gadget device including Match Test,, Frame Print (this allows you to add cool frame ideas to your image) Collage Print (which lets you combine multiple photos together) just to name a few. You can add your art or sketches to your exposure and text to your photo.

  • Utilize the new "Instax-Rich Mode" for richer colors or "Instax-Natural Mode" to print the natural colors of the photo. Very versatile.

Another fantastic Valentine’s Day gift is the DJI Osmo Mobile 6 Smartphone Gimbal Stabilizer. DJI a class leader in the industry is known for their drones and unique new cameras. So what exactly does this do for photography. Let’s take a look.

  • Extremely compact and can easily fold to fit in your palm, but also launches automatically once unfolded.

  • You don’t have to remove your smartphone case for it to fit in the DJI Osmo 6.

  • Once you insert your smartphone the award winning DJI Mimo app is launched. You can use the app to control different settings and use the app for post processing to achieve that amazing image quality you are searching for.

  • A 3-Axis stabilization allows to take jaw dropping shake free still images and video recordings.

  • Multiple time-lapse modes including Timelapse, Motionlapse, and Hyperlapse. With simple Motionlapse templates, you can blend beautiful moments into impressive clips. Remember to utilize the DJI Mimo app in conjunction with the device.

  • It’s a DIY plug and play type of item which requires little to no set up, and provides seamless integration whether you are using an iPhone or an Android device.

  • With gesture control you can easily take a selfie or group photo. Show these off when uploading to a social media site of your choosing.

  • The DJI Osmo 6 has a great built in extension rod. Taking awesome selfies from higher or lower angles is now a breeze. If you extend the rod additional angles and photo situations can be achieved.

  • Switch between landscape and portrait views by pressing the switch button twice.

  • Comes with a USB-C port for fast charging. And with bluetooth 5.0 onboard, you are getting some great connectivity.

  • The includes Lithium Ion Battery is rated at 1,000 mAh and has an approximate runtime of 6 and half hours when fully charged, which can be completed in 1 and half hours.

Check out some great memory card from manufacturers like Lexar. Lexar is an industry leader in memory cards including the newest CFexpress cards which provide the fastest read/write speeds. Prior to purchasing the memory card, take a look at the specs for your camera to make sure that the memory card is compatible with your new camera.


Next Level

Upping the gift ideas for the photographer this Valentines Day, would be a top notch DSLR camera. With a large variety to choose from, you want a great camera that provides top notch high quality images and that amazing Bokeh effect. As you can see the wide spectrum of available options in the DSLR camera world, from cameras like budget friendly Canon Powershot to some high end cameras like the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV 30.4 MP Full Frame DSLR Camera + EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM Lens.

There are also a plethora of lenses which can compliment a great interchangeable lens camera. These can range from your everyday prime lens to a top notch telephoto lens. It is imperative to note that lenses from each manufacturer are made for the mounting system for their cameras. So, if you intend to purchase a lens that sits on a different mounting system, you will need an adapter to ensure compatibility of the lens with your new camera.

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Final Thoughts

As you search for that perfect photography gift for your loved one this Valentines Day, make use of the opportunity to get some of the best gifts in the photography world. There may be holiday discounts as well that you can take advantage of. So now is the time to get jumping on that great gift that will have your Valentine wanting to take more personal photos with you. Make some great memories that you can look back on and will last through time that you can revisit with your loved ones. After all Valentines Day is all about spreading love.

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