Last Minute Gift Ideas

  By Evelyn Drake


Looking for some fun affordable last minute Christmas gift ideas for the photographer on your list?

Here are 10 unique ideas for some last-minute Christmas gifts:  

Photo Printers
Canon Ivy Mini Photo Printer

The Canon IVY Mini Photo printer is small enough to fit in your pocket so you can take it anywhere! Easily connect your smartphone to the Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer app via Bluetooth, choose a photo from your smartphone or social media and print fun 2″x3″ photos with a peel & stick back!

Joby Gorillapod Ballhead 3K Kit
$89.95 (Save $20)

This stong Gorillapod can be configured for still photography, videography, vlogging or live streaming in 3 modes: grip,wrap or stand. Supports DSLR/mirrorless cameras and devices weighing upto 6.6 lbs.


Vanguard Tripod & Ballhead Kit
$289.97 (Save $100)
The Vanguard Alta Pro 2+ 264AT with a  Photorepublik Vermillion Ball Head is a lightweight, 26mm, 4 section Aluminum Tripod. Featuring our unique MACC (Multi-Angle Center Column) it can be positioned at almost any angle from negative to positive thus offering ultimate freedom of creativity.


A Photography Workshop
Yamnuska Wolfdog Workshop and Tour

This is a unique opportunity to get your hands on some Sony equipment and use it in a real-world situation. Starting with an instructional period on the Sony equipment and tips to get the best shots, we will then head to Cochrane for lunch. From there, we’ll drive fifteen minutes up the road to the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, where we will take a tour and have ample opportunity to photograph the wolfdogs. Transportation is included.

Burke Mountain Leather Strap
Canadian Made – Strong – Hand Constructed  

Built tough and for the long haul. Their strength lies in the simple and practical design. Straps are carefully constructed using only the finest vegetable-dyed, waterproof Italian leather.


Signed Copy of a Local Photography Book
George Webber’s Alberta Book


George Webber’s latest book of photography focuses on the vernacular architecture, abandoned townscapes and fading commercial signage from 1950s and 1960s rural Alberta.


Envy Camera Scarf Strap

Locally Made – High Quality – Hand Constructed

A comfortable and stylish way to keep your camera safe. While quick release buckle let’s you remove your strap quickly and easily. The scarf is made out of a luxurious fabric that looks good and is comfortable to wear.


Safari 3 4K Action Cam

The Safari 3 4K offers an affordable way to capture 4K footage up to 30 frames per second with WiFi connectivity for remote camera control, wherever your Safari takes you. Waterproof to 30m, the Safari 3 includes numerous mounts and accessories for creating great footage in ultra high-resolution.


Aputure AL-M9 Pocket LED Light
The Amaran AL-M9 is a pocket sized LED fill light. It is incredibly compact and lightweight with 9 SMD bulbs that are powerful in the palm of your hand. It’s flexibility makes it suitable for a wide variety of applications from run and gun video to macro product photography and so on.


Mini Adventure LED Light

LitraTorch™ is the world’s most versatile adventure photo and video light. At 1.5″x1.5″ in size, the Torch provides 800 lumen of continuous, high quality light.


Evelyn Drake has been in the camera business since 2004. She has been involved in every aspect of The Camera Store's operations with a focus on marketing and event-based initiatives. She also hosts our YouTube channel The Camera Store TV.