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Holiday Gift Guide: For The Mom with a Camera

Happy November First!  Halloween is over and now we have 53 days or 7 weeks until Christmas. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for shopping.  So OF COURSE, on this first day of November, I am offering you my Annual gift guide for the mom with a camera  in your life.  10 things that she would love to find wrapped under the tree, stuffed in her stocking or just downloaded on her computer or iPhone.

*this post contains affiliate links. Meaning, if you click on a link and buy something, I may get a percentage. And when I say a percentage, that means that you may contribute to my favorite Holiday Starbucks drink*


So without further ado…..

Looking for the perfect Holiday gift for the mom in your life? Have a person who loves photography? Check out this gift guide for Christmas and  Hannukah gifts for the mom with a camera in your life.



1. HP Sprocket

THIS IS THE CUTEST THING EVER!!!!  It’s perfect for when the mom in your life takes those great photos on her phone and wants to print them out pretty quickly. And the best part is they are stickers!! you can print our your photos from your phone or Instagram right away.

2. Mama’s gonna Snap T-Shirt


Photo Credit: Click &Co Store

Photo Credit: Click &Co Store

Isn’t this the cutest? Perfect weekend wear for running errands! So Soft!

3. Olympus PEN E-PL8 Camera

One of the most instagrammable cameras on the market right now, the Olympus Pen camera is not only cute( I mean, love that retro look!), it’s compact, and it takes great photos. It’s small, light and able to fit into any bag and take on the go. Oh, and don’t forget the touch screen operation, a 180 degree tilt LCD screen that’s perfect for selfies and wi-fi to instantly upload your photos on the go. It’s the perfect stocking stuffer!


4. Camera Strap by Anaya



I’m usually a functional girl when it comes to camera straps, but these camera straps are made from vintage fabrics woven by Guatemalan artisans. They are like works of art!

5. Editing Software from Totally Rad Inc.

I’ve been using Totally Rad’s photo app : PicTapGo for years on my Instagram Photos. i love the simple interface and the concept of just tapping to layer the different filters to create the look you want. This filters are not overpowering at all and perfect for the most basic edit up to a creative one.  For example.




edited using Shadows at 51%, DreamWorld at 60% and Sweet Tooth at 51%

edited using Shadows at 51%, DreamWorld at 60% and Sweet Tooth at 51%

SEE! Perfect for mobile editing on the go!  Download this your mom-togs phone for the Holidays and she will thank you!

And their  RadLab combines gorgeous effects and fast processing to bring you a new way to edit your images. like it’s mobile app, it’s  easy to create and save your own custom filter recipes for totally unique looks.  It includes 30 brand new effects plus 50 classic favorites. And for someone who loathes going into Photoshop, Rad Lab made it easy to edit photos that look like MY work in minimal time. It’s perfect for that mom in your life who is always complaining about how long it takes to edit her photos!


This photo was edited with Rad Lab software and I swear it took me only a few clicks! Perfect time saver! 


6. The Ona Leather Capri Bag


Looking for a beautiful stylish camera bag? Look no further than the Ona Leather Capri Bag.  This bag is designed to hold a camera, up to three lenses and small personal items. It also has room for a tablet or a 11 inch laptop!  Perfect for your mom with a camera!

7. A Manfrotto Tripod

Perfect for setting up to take shots at Christmas time with mom IN the photo. Perfect for those posed shots for Christmas cards. Basically, this tripod can do anything. It’s perfect. Just buy it.

8. Your Child In Pictures: The Parent’s Guide to Photographing Your Toddler and Child from Age One to Ten By Me Ra Koh

Photographer and Best selling author Me Ra Koh provides photography tips for moms and dads on how to take everyday photos of your children and family.  This book addresses each age with many suggestions of photo stories to adapt to your child. Perfect for the mom who wants to document her family!

9. The new Canon 16-35mm f/2.8L III Lens

Canon has updated this great ultra wide walk around lens.  It’s great not only for capturing photos in poorly lit tight spaces indoors, but great for vacation and you need a wide-angle to capture all those landscapes and sites while traveling! She’ll love you. REALLY love you if she finds this under the tree.

10. Photos on Canvas from Canvas HQ

This summer I took this photo


And put it on canvas. What photographer wouldn’t want to see their photos up  on the wall like this?


Everyone who comes to my house and sees this photo on canvas always wants to know more. It’s the perfect gift!


So there you have it, 10 gift ideas for the mom with a camera in your life! Pick one…pick them all!! But enjoy!!

What’s your favorite item on the gift guide? Which one would YOU want?

kita bryant

Wednesday 2nd of November 2016

I might get a new bag......I have a black one so the brown one will do nicely!

Doug Boutwell

Tuesday 1st of November 2016

Thanks for the shout out to PicTapGo and RadLab!


Tuesday 1st of November 2016

I just received the Sprocket as part of the HP Millennials Ambassadors...and OMG I am in LOVE!!! I have the pictures posted EVERYWHERE I love it and its so cute!!!

K. Elizabeth

Tuesday 1st of November 2016

I wouldn't having that Olympus (in brown) under my tree this Christmas!