Holiday Gift List for Your Favorite Storyteller

Category: General, Mobile, Photography, Storytelling, Video, Visual Storytelling

We are rapidly approaching the holidays, and if you haven’t completed your holiday shopping yet here are a few items I recommend gifting the visual storyteller in your life.

NOTE: Prices may be subjected to change without notice and at the discretion of the seller.


🎁 Flashpoint R1 Round RGB Mini Creative Light$84.90. A great little light that packs a punch and can reproduce any color hue and saturation control. 

📷  Peak Design Leash Camera Strap Ash (L-AS-3)$39.95. The Cadillac of camera straps at a reasonable price point. 

🎤 Pixel Professional Lavalier Lapel Microphone for iPhone/iPad $39.99. Compact, low-power, omnidirectional, microphone built for iPhones and iPads. 

📸  CamKix Camera Shutter Remote Control with Bluetooth Wireless Technology$14.99. Compatible with iPhone/iPad and Android, with a range up to 30 ft (10 m)

🎁 Frii Designs tri-lens hip holder $169.99. This will save a photographer’s back and they will thank you. Carries up to three of your favorite lenses and makes changing your lenses on the go easier than ever. 

📷  Creator kit for iPhones$49.95. A phone mount that adapts to tripods, GoPro mounts, 1/4″-20 mounts, and the Peak Design Capture Camera Clip. Must-have for iPhone storytellers!

👜 ONA camera bag – $299. On the pricey side but no doubt worth every penny, this beautiful camera bag has been designed with both style and versatility in mind. Guaranteed to earn you some major points with your storyteller.

🦸‍♀️ SCOTTeVEST Women’s Featherweight Anti-Pickpocket vest – $174. This vest boasts 16 pockets, eight of which are interior and a great deterrent for pick-pocketing and petty thievery. Keep memory cards, passports, and wallets safe with this great vest.


🎁 The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas – $21.83. Chock full of photography assignments, ideas, stories, and anecdotes from talented photographers around the globe.

📚 Winning the Story Wars: Why Those Who Tell (and Live) the Best Stories Will Rule the Future – $16.19. A call to arms! Sachs asks you to join the revolution to make your story heard. But, first, he arms you with tools and ammunition to succeed in making that lasting impression.

🎁 Abandoned Moments: A Love Letter to Photography – $75. A collection of images by renowned photographer Ed Kashi, made over a 40-year period, reveals the beauty, wonder, and stories in everyday moments.

📚 Imagine : Reflections on peace – $45. This treasure of a book brings photographers and writers back to countries they first reported on while in conflict, exploring the conditions and consequences of peace in post-conflict societies, in Lebanon, Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Rwanda, Cambodia, and Colombia.

🎁 Photo No-Nos: Meditations on What Not to Photograph – $19.96. At times cheeky and others unmistakably heartfelt and sincere, this book compiles an alphabetical list of photography “no-no’s” from professional photographers, editors, and others in the photo world. It will help your storyteller avoid cliches in their visual work and maybe give them a laugh while they’re at it.


💰 Donation to Women Photograph – If you would like to support the work of a fantastic organization working to elevate the voices of women, transgender, and non-binary visual journalists, a donation to Women Photograph in the name of a storyteller in your life is a wonderful gift.

*I have no affiliation with any of these companies although I am a member of the Women Photograph network. I am not paid for my opinion – I just thought they were awesome and wanted to shareHowever, I am part of the Amazon Affiliate program and if you end up buying something through the links below – they kick a few cents my way.

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