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24 Fantastic Photography Gifts 2017

Here are 24 fabulous photography gifts that any passionate photographer will be happy with this festive season.

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This year, ePHOTOzine is giving you the chance to win some amazing photography kit in our epic Christmas Prize Draw. Every year, we give photographers the opportunity to enter draws on a daily basis, like a giant advent calendar in the run-up to Christmas. We've put together the below list, inspired by our sponsors' generous prizes, to give those of you looking to buy a gift for a photographer out there a good idea of what's available - to suit all budgets. Enjoy!


Nikon D5600 Camera Kit 

D5600 DX 35 Frt34l

The D5600 features a 24.2 Megapixel DX format sensor which captures fine textures and renders photos and movies with superbly crisp detail. The D5600 also features full HD video recording, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabling you to easily connect to your devices and share image, plus a large vari-angle touchscreen to ensure you can compose your perfect shot from any angle.

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Canon EOS M5 Mirrorless Camera Kit 

Canon EOS M5 (13)

The highly portable Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera uncompromisingly distils DSLR speed and quality into a compact and lightweight body, packed with EOS advanced technologies. The EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens is ideal for stills or movies, and will let you capture everything from dramatic landscapes and beautiful portraits to fast-paced action. You'll also be able to fully utilise your EF lenses via the Mount Adapter EF-EOS M.

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Pentax K-70 Camera Kit 

Kb586 10 Black

The PENTAX K-70 is an entry-level DSLR boasting lots of features available on Pentax's high-end DSLRs. It features a 24-megapixel sensor with a vari-angle screen and built-in Wi-Fi. It's also weather sealed, meaning you can use it outdoors in all kinds of shooting conditions, down to -10 degrees C in fact. The PENTAX K-70 will enable you to shoot sharper images hand-held at up to 4.5 stops slower than usual, thanks to Shake Reduction (SR) technology. Whether you like to use live view on the 3-inch vari-angle touchscreen, or use the optical viewfinder, you can be assured that you'll be seeing 100% of the scene.

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ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8 Lens 

Zeiss Batis 85mm F1 8 FE Mount

High speed, fast autofocus and with optical image stabiliser - the ZEISS Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens is the perfect addition to your kit bag. The ZEISS Batis autofocus lenses were developed especially for mirrorless full-frame system cameras by Sony. The lenses are fully compatible with all E-mount cameras and offer protection against dust and splashing water, in addition to fast and easy autofocus. For creative work, the distance and depth of field can be read from the innovative OLED display, making this lens an ideal companion.

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Fujifilm FinePix XP120 Compact 


Lightweight, versatile and available in four colour options, the FinePix XP120 is the ideal shooting companion for outdoor activities and capturing family adventures. The FinePix XP120 has a 16.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and a large 3.0-inch LCD monitor in a compact body weighing just 203g. Waterproof to 20m, shockproof to 1.75m, freezeproof to -10°C and dustproof, the XP120 comes equipped with a FUJINON lens that boasts the company’s unique colour reproduction technology and advanced sharpness to deliver outstanding image quality.

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Samsung 250GB Portable SSD T5 

Samsung SSD T5

With a compact and durable design and password protection, the T5 is truly easy to carry and stores data securely. With no moving parts and a shock-resistant internal frame, the T5 offers users’ peace of mind as it can withstand accidental drops of up to 2m. Smaller than the average business card, weighing just 51 grams, and only 10.5 mm thick, this compact, light and slim Portable SSD T5 gives you simple and efficient access to your massive data so you can complete tasks quickly and on the move.

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BenQ SW2700PT Monitor


The SW2700PT monitor is designed to effortlessly and accurately showcase the creative vision of professional photographers, enhancing and empowering the visual stories they communicate. It is user-friendly, has unprecedented colour accuracy and an incredible market-leading price.

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Panasonic Lumix GX80 Kit

Panasonic Lumix GX80

With a compact yet feature-packed body, the Panasonic Lumix GX80 will be your ideal companion no matter where your images take you. Dual Image Stabilisation technology will enable you to take crisper, clearer images in difficult or fast-moving environments. The 16-megapixel digital live MOS sensor camera also has post focus capabilities allowing you to change the focus of the image once it's been taken.

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Nikon Keymission 170 Action Camera

Nikon Keymission guide

The Nikon Keymission 170 allows you to immerse yourself in adventure. It's wearable and tough, with a housing that keeps out dust and grit. If the waves are more your scene, the Keymission 170 is also waterproof to 10m without a housing and 40m with the optional waterproof case. Don't worry if you drop it - it's shockproof to 2m aswell. It's cold? No problem, the Keymission 170 will function down to -10 degrees C!

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X-Rite i1Studio Colour Calibration Solution

I1 studio

i1Studio delivers a full suite of tools to calibrate and profile all your devices from capture to print. You’ll be confident that what you’ve captured in your camera or scanner and see on all your displays and mobile devices or projectors will match your final print output. And with the time you save you can get back to focusing on what you love – making more images.

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Ricoh Theta V 

Ricoh Theta Guide

The RICOH THETA V is packed full of performance-enhancing features, plus the latest version of this popular 360-degree camera introduces some striking additions to the line-up's armoury, putting this device at the cutting edge of 360-degree technology. It has the sleek design and handling THETA users have come to expect, but it now also takes the 360-degree photo and video experience to a whole new level.

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Samsung 32GB EVO Plus MicroSDHC Card 

Samsung card guide


Perfect for solid, everyday performance, Samsung’s EVO Plus range offers great capacity and high transfer speeds. There are four capacities from 32GB to 256GB respectively. The 64GB and higher sizes support 4K Ultra HD so you can capture the moments that matter. 

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Rogue Flashbender 2 Lighting Kit

Rogue flashbender

The Portable Lighting Kit is the ultimate solution for a location photographer as it includes everything you need to unleash your creativity. It has all the key components from the FlashBender 2 range in one practical kit, including a reflector, soft box, grid system and a whole range of coloured gels to choose from. The complete kit is also flat packed into a convenient travel bag.

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3 Legged Thing Eclipse Leo Tripod Kit

Leo guide

Recently awarded Tripod of the Year 2017 at the prestigious Lucie Tech Awards, Leo is the perfect combination of size and strength - a micro-traveller tripod which is strong enough to support larger full frame cameras and lenses. Originally designed as a professional compact solution for photographers using mirrorless cameras, Leo is so strong and feature packed, he provides a perfect solution for travelling professionals.

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Gillis London Vintage Leather Camera Bag


The Attache camera bag is a multifunctional contemporary bag made from vintage leather with retro polish hardware and strong stylish lining. The detachable quilted and padded tray comes with two flexible quilted dividers with velcro strips and two mini dividers. Cameras and lenses fit comfortably within the tray separated and protected fully by the fully supple dividers. Wide sturdy zipper closes the top and the leather ears on the sides provide shelter from rain.

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Datacolor Spyder5PRO & SpyderCUBE Colour Calibration Devices

Spyder 5 gift guide

Advance your colour accuracy solution, with room lighting settings for optimal monitor brightness, to help you get true colours on screen and in print, with the Spyder5PRO. Delivering advanced-featured, interactive calibration for laptop and desktop monitors.

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Billingham Hadley One Camera Bag

Billingham Hadley One

Spacious, versatile and highly protective for your valuable equipment, the Billingham Hadley One is precision-engineered from rugged, weather-proof FibreNyte canvas material and finest top-grain leather, and accommodates a mid-sized DSLR body and lens, or a compact system camera kit.

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SNAPP Photo Location Guides

snapp guide

Find incredible places to photograph and be in the right place at the right time to get your best travel shots ever using the SNAPP Guides app and digital destination guides for photographers. The global team of SNAPP Pros have shared their favourite spots in a collection of stunning destination guides for photographers. With 30+ guides in the collection and new guides added regularly, you’re sure to find a guide to inspire your next shoot, whether you’re looking for locations nearby or venturing further afield.

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Eschenbach Sektor & Compact+ Binoculars

Eschenbach guides

The Eschenbach Arena D+ 8x32 binoculars feature high-quality prisms that, thanks to silvering, reduce harmful UV radiation, protecting the eyes as a result. The eyecups also allow the use of (sun)glasses and as the binoculars are watertight, they can be used in any type of weather. The Eschenbach Sektor D 8x56 compact+ green binoculars offer brilliant, true-to-life colour images thanks to phase-correctedBak-4 prisms and fully multi-coated lenses.

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FRANZIS HDR Projects Professional Software

HDR Projects guide

HDR projects 5 professional is directed at photographers not content with everyday photography and those who want to distance themselves from the mainstream. HDR projects 5 reduces the amount of time on set and provides new and innovative possibilities for transforming your photographs into brilliant works of art - all this while choosing from an intelligently adaptive tool-set part of an efficient and transparent workflow.

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Peak Design Everyday Backpack

Peak design

The Everyday Backpack adapts to your ever-changing gear, lifestyle and environment. Integrated luggage carry makes this bag equally suited for daily commutes and extended travel. Endlessly configurable FlexFold dividers keep photo, drone, or everyday gear organized, protected, and not bunched at the bottom of your bag. Internally padded accessory pockets keep small items in check. Dedicated sleeve for up to 15” laptop, tablet, and documents. Ultra clean aesthetic, all-custom hardware, minimal dangling straps.

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Pixum Gift Voucher 

Pixum guide

Pixum is one of the leading online photo services in Europe and has won multiple awards. Pixum offers a huge range of products to help you showcase your most beautiful photos, including the Pixum Photo Books, wall art, 2018 photo calendars, photo smartphone cases and more. Choose from over 2000 customisable products at Pixum and a huge range of editing options to make your picture perfect gift. Simply click, design, order and have it delivered home to you directly.

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2MPro HD Photo Books


These books are ideal for presenting the work of professional wedding, portrait, landscape and commercial photographers. The 2,400dpi image resolution coupled with an HDR colour gamut – result in the ultimate presentation tool for the best photography.

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Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro Lens


From macro to infinity, the Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2X Ultra-Macro Lens from Venus Optics is a prime portrait-length lens offering the unique ability to photograph close-up subjects 2.4" away at a 2:1 magnification ratio as well as distant subjects with infinity focus and a 0.1x magnification.

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