Stuck for what to ask Santa for this year? Our conclusive Xmas gift guide has a range of ideas to suit every budget

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   

Photoshop Elements 12

Latest version of the popular enthusiast image editing and organising program.

Price: £79

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Hoya HMC NDX400

9-stop Neutral Density filter that allows you to achieve some really long exposures.

Price: £83 (77mm)

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Vanguard Heralder 33

Quality shoulder bag with plenty of space for kit and loads of padding.

Price: £99

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Manfrotto Unica VII

Excellent messenger bag with a handy bottom compartment for a travel tripod.

Price: £59

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WD Elements 1TB drive

Quality portable hard drive that’s ideal for backing-up images on the move.

Price: £53

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Fotospeed Baryta

Lovely paper that offers a smooth tonal range with a traditional darkroom look.

Price: £23 (A4, 20 sheets)

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Lee Filters Seven5 kit

Filter starter kit that’s been designed specifically for CSCs.
Adaptor required.

Price: £94

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Nest Explorer 200L

Lightweight dual access backpack with side or rear entry with decent space for kit.

Price: £85

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Lensbaby Spark

For Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, creates a sweet spot of focus decreasing to a blur.

Price: £57

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Canon MG5450

Five-ink all-in-one A4 photo printer with a 3in display and Wi-fi connectivity.

Price: £90

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Kata Orbit-130 DL

Lightweight and stylish messenger bag that can easily be converted into a useful city bag.

Price: £95

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Velbon Maxi-m

Compact and lightweight tripod that’s perfect for travel photography.

Price: £69

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Olloclip 3-in-1 lens

Fisheye, wideangle and macro lenses for your iPhone, slotting easily into place.

Price: £69

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Tiffin ND 3.0

Powerful 10-stop Neutral Density filter that allows for some really creative results.

Price: £75 (77mm)

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Lowepro Fastpack 350

Laptop compartment and space for personal items as well as
camera gear.

Price: £68

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