Stuffing the Stocking of Your Shutterbug
How do you buy a gift for the photographer on your list if you don't know a Holga from a hole in the ground? Nothing says you have to stuff your shutterbugs stocking with film or lenses. Why not take a more tongue in cheek approach with a camera that does not take a single picture but gets you clean in the bath or makes for a yummy snack.
Click Start My Heart by Boopsie Daisy - If the photographer in your life likes things kitschy, a print by Boopsie is the gift route to go.
USB Film Rolls by Photojojo - I like the irony of having digital photos on a USB made from an actual film canister.
Blown Glass Brownie Camera Ornament by Sundance - These appear to be a bit hard to find, but worth the hunt.
Camera Cookie Gift Box by Manjar - Snowmen and Santa sugar cookies are so over done. Send someone a camera cookiegram instead.
Tiny Camera Love Silhouette Stud Earrings in Silver by A.N. Original Jewelry More camera styles are available on the website. Necklaces too.
WET NOR'EASTER - Camera Lens Bracelet by Focal Length Designs - These bracelets may cost you a pretty penny, but they are still cheaper than buying the actual lens.
Camera Necklace by Punky Pins - Perhaps this acrylic cutie would be a good gift for the Tween photographer on your list.
Personalized Wooden Toy Camera by Little Sapling Toys - The best selling toy shop on Etsy. Lots of great Montessori style gifts.
Vintage Camera Onesie by Cuddlestar - The cutest camera onesie on Etsy and believe me there are a lot of them.
Vintage Fisher Price Movie Camera by Turtle Hill Shop - As someone in their 30's who collects vintage Fisher Price toys I can promise you photographers of all ages will enjoy this gift.
Kid Tough See Yourself Camera by Fisher Price - The aspiring photographer can take actual pictures with this toddler proof camera.
10 Girls with Cameras Sticker Pack by Mel Stringer - When you buy the gift of stickers you are helping the artist buy herself the gift of a movie camera. The whole story of selling these stickers to raise money is in her Etsy store.
Printable Box Cameras by Mel Stringer - Not only does Mel make printables for paper box cameras, she also has a line of Polaroids. Printables make the perfect last minute gift.
Shopping for a shutterbug is not near as daunting as it first seemed. It was actually kind of fun. Whether you are shopping for a professional or someone who's version of photography is their iPhone the iconic image of a classic camera in any format toy to tape is always a great gift.