Xmas gift guide - Christmas gifts for under £100
- Tue, 13 Nov 2012
There's always an awkward moment when asked what you'd like for Christmas - you spend an age trying to think up a worthy present before failing and either naming the first DVD that comes to mind or settling once again on a pair of socks. The same goes if you're buying for the photographer in your life - it just never seems easy to find the right gift. That is, until you read our conclusive round-up of all that a photographer could want in their stocking come Christmas morning. With something to suit every budget, you're sure to be bursting with ideas by the end of it...
Christmas gifts for less than £100
WHAT CAMERA? APP
Search for the What Camera? App in the iTunes store for all the very latest, in-depth camera reviews.
Hama table-top tripod
This boasts rubber feet for stability and comes complete with a ball-and-socket head.
Fujifilm Travel Speakers
Lightweight speakers with decent sound quality which attach together when not in use.
Aquapac Micro Whanganui iPhone case
Like the idea of turning your smartphone into a submersible camera to take underwater shots? It fits all iPhones including the new iPhone 5.
This combination of camera connecter and mobile application turns your smartphone into an advanced camera trigger with a wide range of intelligent functionality.
Fuji WorldTrip Grey travel adapter
This boasts two USB ports and is said to work in 150 countries.
Lastolite EzyBalance Calibration Card
Ensuring white balance and exposure is correct in the field can be a difficult job, but if you've got one of these compact calibration cards in your kit bag, then getting it right will be a whole lot easier.
The North Face e-tip gloves
If you'd like to operate your phone, tablet, MP3 player or laptop mouse pad while keeping your hands warm these superb touch-type gloves allow you to do just that.
Photography magazine subscription
Price from £18.99
A photography magazine subscription makes an ideal Xmas gift. For a limited time only take advantage of these SPECIAL Christmas subscription offers. Right now you can get massive discounts of up to 35%.
Plus a What Digital Camera subscription currently comes with a free Jimmy Bo 500 Crumpler Camera Bag, an Amateur Photographer susbscription comes with a free Albelli photo book.
Sanyo Mobile Booster
Never have your phone die again with this great on-the-go charger.
Fujifilm Rubber USB Flash Drive 32GB
High-capacity drive which is rubber sealed against splashes.
SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC 16GB
£69When it comes to flash storage, reliabilty and write speed are the two key concerns, and these are two features for which SanDisk's Extreme range of cards is renowned.
Offers 32GB of storage which can be wirelessly accessed via a range of mobile devices.
Blackrapid RC5 strap
Strong and reliable, this is a great strap to support your DSLR safely.
Magix Movie Edit Pro 2013 Plus
Perfect for detailed video editing and professional audio dubbing, it's great for the beginner and more experienced users.
Western Digital My Passport 1TB
If you're regularly on the move you won't want to uproot your desktop hard drive each and every time you move images around. This Western Digital drive is designed to be portable, has a large 1TB capacity to store all your shots and connects via a single USB cable for ease of use.
Hahnel Tuff TTL Wireless Flash Trigger
For creative off-camera flash photography, these robust wireless flash triggers are the business, with 2.4GHz digital transmission, High Speed Sync and a host of other settings.
Lowepro Photo Hatchback 22L AW
This backpack offers a "hatch" opening for secure and easy access to your gear that's kept protected in a removable padded camera box so it can be used as a functional daypack. There's space for a DSLR with lens attached, as well as an additional two to three lenses, tablet and other personal items.