Finding the right shot takes some skill — and the same can be said for finding a gift for the photographer you know. “Think about the type of equipment he or she uses and the environment in which the photographer works,” says acclaimed photographer Michael Christopher Brown. “This will help you determine the type of bag or jacket or other related materials they might need.”
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A new camera? Obvious. A lens? Yeah, that, too. But perhaps the most important thing to remember when finding the right stuff for the camera-obsessed is this: “Often the best gifts for photographers,” Brown says, “besides quality lenses and cameras, are the ones that make the process easier and more enjoyable.” Here are our favorite picks.