This is The Digital Story Podcast #559, November 22, 2016. Today's theme is "Photographer's Gift Guide." I'm Derrick Story.
If you only think in terms of DSLR camera bodies and fast prime lenses, then yes, photographers are hard to buy for. But we have more facets than some give us credit for. And the buying guide that I've assembled for you focuses more on the artistic than the mechanical.
Photographer's Gift Guide
I have a list for you that includes a treasure trove of affordable, desirable gifts for photographers. Let's take a look.
- @NatGeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos - $12.46
- Black OneKnot Cotton/Leather Camera Wrist Strap - $12.90
- LUCIE Editions Fine Art Posters - average price $25. The Lucie Limited Editions are limited edition posters made by master photographers recognized at The Lucie Awards. These Lucie Honorees represent some of the most important photographers of the 21st century.
- Think Tank Photo Mirrorless Mover 25i Camera Bag - $64.75. The bag can be carried by the top handle, worn over your shoulder with an adjustable strap, or worn on a pant belt using the rear pass-through slot. It can also be worn as a backpack by using an optional Shoulder Harness V2.0. Stretchable side pockets and an interior mesh pocket can hold accessories such as memory cards, batteries, or the included seam-sealed rain cover.
- Pentax Analog Clock $69 - This handsome Pentax ME Super features a bayonet-mounted quartz Waterford clock that creates the perfect desk accessory.
- Polaroid Snap Touch Instant Print Digital Camera With LCD Display (White) with Zink Zero Ink Printing Technology - $179. Prints 2"x3" color photos, 3.5" LCD touchscreen viewfinder, 13MP photos, 1080p/720p video, Bluetooth enabled, Burst & photobooth modes, Micro SD card slot[up to 128GB], and, Editing app compatible with iOS & Android.
- The Apple Photos Book for Photographers: Building Your Digital Darkroom with Photos and Its Powerful Editing Extensions - $15.14
- On The Rocks: 10 Assorted Blank All-Occasion Note Cards Feature Dramatic Rocky Landscapes, w/White Envelopes. $9.98
- Ansmann X7 LED Search Light - $9.40. The X7 LED Search Light from Ansmann is a pen sized LED work light that can also function as a 1 LED directional flashlight. As a work light it utilizes 6 SMD LEDs with a brightness of 11 lumen and a maximum continuous runtime of 10 hours. As a flashlight it offers 1 lumen output and can run for up to 120 hours. Form fitting rubberized housing protects the light from impact and keeps it comfortable to hold. A built-in magnet and pocket clip provide convenient placement options. Three AAA alkaline batteries are included.
- Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder (Blue) - $79.99. Perfect for musicians, journalists, podcasters, and more, the H1 records high-quality WAV and MP3 files to meet any professional need. The H1 has a stereo X/Y microphone configuration that captures perfect stereo images. A built-in speaker lets you listen to your recordings right away.
Uber starts selling digital gift cards online
Uber has made it much easier to buy gift cards for friends, family and anyone else who paid for your fare in the past. You can now get digital gift cards straight from Uber's website and send them straight to someone else's email address. The company started selling physical gift cards through retailers back in September, but now you only have to click a few buttons to get one. Complete story with links via Engadget.
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