10 photograph present concepts for lower than 50 euros
Up to date shopping for information January 04, 2022
To finish this sequence of shopping for guides devoted to pictures, what could possibly be higher than a small collection of 10 present concepts for photographers beneath 50 euros?
- Enterprise playing cards to showcase your work
- Reminiscence playing cards to retailer your photographs
- A water-proof and resistant case to retailer your reminiscence playing cards
- A Peak Design strap or wrist strap
- A foldable reflector to replicate the sunshine
- A prism for artistic results
- An efficient cleansing package: air blower and cleansing pen
- A Domke protecting case to take your digicam all over the place
- An attractive photograph e book
- Considered one of your printed or framed photographs
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Enterprise playing cards to showcase your work
Have you ever ever wanted to rapidly give your contact particulars, or perhaps a hyperlink to your portfolio or your on-line website, however you realized that you just didn’t have a enterprise card with you? Perhaps it is time to change that for 2015.
For a number of years we’ve been utilizing Moo playing cards at artowell and personally as a result of we actually like this service. They provide totally different sizes of enterprise playing cards, which you’ll be able to customise along with your photographs (and even have totally different photographs in a single set of enterprise playing cards).
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When you do not need to make too conventional playing cards, we advocate “MiniCards”. For others, enterprise playing cards within the basic format however with rounded edges will let you make an influence.
After all, all the opposite websites for making enterprise playing cards will do, however we actually like Moo’s rendering and repair, on the prime for photographers.
Worth: from 14.10 euros (100 MiniCards)
Reminiscence playing cards to retailer your photographs
Earlier than you may distribute your enterprise playing cards, you could first take photographs, and an excellent reminiscence card is important. We have put collectively a Sensible Wednesday that will help you select the reminiscence card that is best for you.
If you’re in search of an SD card, the commonest mannequin at the moment, we advise you to not purchase a card that’s too large. The 256 GB playing cards are nonetheless too costly, and for the 128 GB, it is actually mandatory in case of particular wants resembling video. When you have a field with two SD slots, nonetheless, you may resolve to maintain a big card in one of many write-once slots, for extra safety.
Typically, we advise you to make use of small playing cards as a substitute, the 16 GB being ultimate for a case with a 20 Mpx sensor and photograph use + just a little video. On this method, you restrict the danger of loss within the occasion of a card failure.
Between Lexar, Sandisk and Transcend, you’ll absolutely discover your happiness. A 16 GB card prices between 10 and 20 euros. right here is a collection of playing cards you should purchase.
Worth: from 7 euros
A water-proof and resistant case to retailer your reminiscence playing cards
With the rise in sensor resolutions in Timeout cameras, and the technique of not saving all of our photographs to 1 card, you’ll have a number of playing cards to hold round and defend.
For this, we provide the Sodial waterproof case just like the PNY however less expensive, a protected wager. Able to storing as much as 8 SD playing cards, 4 CF playing cards, or a mixture of the 2, this case is sturdy and waterproof. I nonetheless will not go diving with it, nevertheless it’s sensible in case your issues fall within the water for instance (I do not advocate it on your case…).
Worth: 7 euros
A Peak Design strap or wrist strap
Various to the unique ones, the Peak Design straps or the common attachment system, permit higher consolation and simplified use. Anchor clips make it simple to connect the strap to the digicam, whereas being very sturdy. The Cuff wrist strap permits you to at all times have your case helpful, utilizing the gear producer’s emblematic fastening system.
Worth: 39 euros for the Leash v3 strap, 29 euros for the Cuff v3
A foldable reflector to replicate the sunshine
Right here is the accent to enhance your avenue portraits: a compact and foldable 5-in-1 reflector. Out there in two sizes (110 cm or 60 cm in diameter when unfolded), this reflector has 5 totally different colours (gold, silver, black, white, translucent) to adapt the rendering of your lighting to the scene. For instance, if the solar isn’t direct (or within the again), use the silver, gold or white coating in accordance with the specified rendering. To dam the sunshine, use the black render, and at last to melt the sunshine, use the translucent overlay.
Our desire goes to the 60 cm mannequin, as a result of its diameter of 24 cm when folded makes it simple to retailer in a digicam bag. A carrying case (just a little tight) is offered for
Worth: from 18 euros
A prism for artistic results
And in the event you innovate along with your photographs? Through the use of a prism in entrance of your lens, you could possibly receive an unprecedented artistic rendering by breaking down the sunshine spectrum to, for instance, create a rainbow impact in your photographs.
Here’s a video by Mathieu Stern wherein he presents using prisms:
Worth: from 17 euros.
An efficient cleansing package: air blower and cleansing pen
Listed below are two important equipment that each photographer ought to ALWAYS have of their digicam bag: an air blower and a Lens Pen. These two equipment work collectively to scrub your optics and even your case. The air blower permits you to take away all of the particles that would scratch the lens of your lens (mud, earth, sand, and many others.) whereas the cleansing pen permits you to take away greasy traces current on the lenses (or filters) due to its small buffer head sprinkled with carbon. Don’t use the cleansing pen on a moist floor because the carbon won’t work.
The 2 references on this space are the Air Blower from Hama and the NLP-1 cleansing pen from Lenspen.
Worth: 14 euros for the Hama Air Blower and eight.90 euros for the NLP-1 Lenspen cleansing pen
A Domke protecting case to take your digicam all over the place
What number of occasions have you ever not taken your digicam since you did not need to take your bag or your digicam bag with you, or have you ever put it within the backside of an unprotected bag and prayed that nothing occurs?
With its wrap-type protecting instances, the Domke is an attention-grabbing resolution when you’ve got a small SLR, a hybrid or a compact and also you need to transport it safely in a basic bag. The sq. case folds like a wrap across the gadget and is held in place with Velcro.
This prevents scratches and protects your gadget or your equipment and lenses, nonetheless it isn’t the best resolution for shocks as a result of the case is skinny. Out there in numerous colours and in three sizes: R (28x28cm), M (38x38cm) and L (48x48cm).
Worth: from 22 euros
An attractive photograph e book
This yr once more, many photograph books have been launched in bookstores: we regularly overlook how a lot an exquisite photograph e book can please.
Here’s a small collection of one of the best photograph books to provide away:
Worth: from 25 euros
Considered one of your printed or framed photographs
Lastly, right here is an easy and unique thought, which can absolutely please. Why not look via all of your photographs taken this yr and choose an exquisite picture to print massive and provides as a present?
If you do not have an excellent printer, it’s potential to have it printed on-line (on websites like Whitewall for instance), or in a photograph lab, and add a photograph body. Polaroid fanatic, we advocate the Cheerz service.
Worth: variable, relying on the scale and kind of print, however you may simply get away with it for lower than 50 euros.
With this choice, you will not run out of concepts for giving a present to a photographer, particularly because it’s typically extra round 20 euros than 50 euros. You will discover extra prop concepts in Timeout Santa photograph lists.
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