His Instagram is more aesthetically pleasing than The Louvre, yet has almost no pictures with you in them. I can’t fix that problem, but these are some great options no matter what kind of camera he’s using.
This made my list last year as well and for good reason. I really want one. I’ve shared some alternatives below, but they simply serve as placeholders until I decide I should buy one. If he’s into cameras at all, he’ll be sure to appreciate it.
Larger than the previously mentioned sling, bellroy offers a sidekick to any photographer.
A great addition to the editing booth, the ember mug will keep his coffee warm and his veins caffeinated. Medically speaking, I don’t believe that’s how it actually works, but you get the idea.
In all honesty, I hate carrying my camera. It’s clunky when I wear it over my shoulder, and I worry about dropping it when I carry it in hand. But that’s where a wrist strap comes in handy. If my camera isn’t in my bag, I can almost guarantee you’ll find it on my wrist. Here’s the shoulder strap if that’s more his speed.
Somewhat of a wild card here, the iPad Pro has really been a useful tool for my workflow. Paired with Apple Pencil, I can quickly edit in both photoshop and Lightroom even while on the move. It’s not a replacement for a desktop editing studio, but for social media and web posts, I really enjoy it.
Capable of carrying up to 2 TBs of data, this mini but mighty storage drive
Nomatic x Peter McKinnon Camera Backpack
As a rather particular photographer, I have tried multiple backpacks in search of a good option to carry my camera gear.
JBL Bluetooth Portable speaker
This was a play I saw executed flawlessly by my friend, Alex. Playing some tunes really takes the pressure off during a photo shoot, and creates more natural & candid shots. Could be the move.