Useful Holiday Gifts for Wildlife and Nature Photographers

Do you have a wildlife or nature photographer in your life who you struggle to shop for during the holidays? Fear no more. Here are some ideas for gifts that any wildlife and nature photographers will actually use on their adventures.

As a wildlife and nature photographer, these items are some of my favorite tools in my bag or something that is really high up on my wishlist. I tried keeping this list reasonable, although the last item is a bit crazy…

My Favorite Gifts for Wildlife and Nature Photographers

A Great Camera Clip

Peak Design Capture Clip

This is one of the most useful gadgets that a photographer doesn’t know they are missing. This is one of my favorite tools and something that I would recommend to anyone looking for gifts for wildlife and nature photographers.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a great camera clip

A Mini Tripod

Manfrotto PIXI EVO

A mini lightweight tripod is a great gift. Something small like this Manfrotto PIXI EVO doesn’t add too much weight to a photographer’s bag, but can still be used to capture low artistic shots.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a mini tripod

The Gift of Organization

Peak Design Tech Pouch

Get this for the photographer who has everything except for organization. This handy tech pouch helps keep all of the small gear and cords in check and easy to find. This is made from high-quality weatherproof fabric to keep everything safe inside.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a tech pouch

A Great Multitool

Leatherman Skeletool

Aside from my camera, a multitool is something that I take on every trip. A good multitool is something that every photographer needs in their kit, and in my opinion, this one is the best.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - multitool

An Awesome Travel Charger

Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000

This handy wall charger has two USB ports and contains a portable battery for recharging your devices when you are off the grid. This is one of my favorite travel devices.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a travel charger

An Ultralight and Compact Camp Chair

Sunyear Lightweight Camp Chair

This comfortable chair is something that takes up very little room in a backpack or car trunk. One of these makes a great addition for a wildlife photographer’s expeditions.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a travel chair

Hands-free Light

PETZL Actik Headlamp

A photographer needs a powerful headlamp so they can keep their hands free while working in the dark. This rechargeable headlamp is extremely powerful and makes a great gift.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a headlamp

More Memory

SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO SD Card

More memory is always better and no photographer will scoff at extra memory cards.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - memory cards

For the Big Spender – A New Lens

Canon 800mm Super Telephoto Lens

With a reasonable MSRP of $12,999.00, this is definitely on any photographer’s list. Definitely pick up a few for your photography friends.

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Useful holiday gifts for wildlife and nature photographers - a new lens

I hope you enjoyed this list. If you have any feedback, please let me know on instagram @themarcbacon.