Dropcam Pro – $200
Canon 5D Mk III – $3000
The Canon 5D Mk III is our workhorse camera that we use all around the studio for both stills and video on the go. We love it.
Nikon P7000 – $290
The Nikon P7000 is a solid camera with good controls that are easy to adjust while you’re shooting – and you can get one for under $300.
Nikon P7800 – $550 & Nikon P7700 – $408
Samsung Galaxy Camera – $400
The Galaxy Camera is one of our favorite cameras of all time, with its built-in Android device that makes uploading your pictures to the social network of your choice (or cloud storage) a snap. And you get a 21x optical zoom, as well!
GoPro Hero 3: Black Edition – $330
You know the GoPro name because everyone who does action shooting uses them. And for good reason – we use a bunch in our work.
Kayalu Gear GoPro Hero Camera Mount with Extension Arm – $65
We love GoPro cameras, but something you always have to think about is how you’re going to mount your camera before taking off on an adventure. The Kayalu Gear mount is a great choice with a VERY strong suction cup mount and a very good price.
Varavon Sling Follow Focus handles – $15
Just strap one of these follow focus handles onto your lens and adjustments become a whole lot easier – particularly when you’re using a tripod.
The Carry Speed Sling Strap – $50
The Carry Speed strap is an easy-to-use strap that allows you to sling your camera across your chest and pull it up for use at a moment’s notice.
Logitech C920 – $70
Everyone needs a great, all-purpose webcam, and we’ve found this one to fill that role very well. And it combines very well with the next two items…
Manfrotto 244RC Variable Friction Magic Arm – $160
The Friction Magic Arm is a heavy duty mounting arm for putting a camera anywhere you need it.
Manfrotto 035RL Super Clamp – $30
The Super Clamp is a great way to lock down your friction arm on the edge of a desk or other similar surface.
Remote Camera Controllers – $249 – $300
These all have a similar idea behind them, but they have different form factors and interfaces., The basic idea is that you can attach them to your camera and then control the camera remotely with an Android or iOS app. Very cool and very handy.
PNC GearBox Cage – $99
Put your camera in a cage! The PNC GearBox Cage gives you a ton of additional mounting points for accessories like lights, microphones, whatever you need. And it has two very solid handles so you’ll never lose your grip on that expensive camera!
Manfrotto ML360HP 36 LED Panel for Video – $199
This light panel provides great fill light for getting the best color. And it’s very compact – which is important when on the go.
Manfrotto 685B Neotec Monopod Deluxe – $140
The best thing about this Manfrotto Monopod is how quick and easy it is to open and close – awesome for shooting on the run!
Manfrotto 128RC Micro Fluid Head – $88
The 128RC Micro Fluid Head is a great topper for that monopod when we’re doing video work, and it’s also very portable.
Manfrotto 498RC2 Ball Head – $120
Where the fluid head is our choice for video, this ball head is what we recommend for still photography.
Manfrotto 323 RC2 Rapid Connect Adapter – $33
Quick release plates help you lock down to a tripod fast, and then get the camera back in your hands fast. This is the one we like.
Manfrotto 190CX Pro3 Carbon Fiber Tripod – $265
Strong, stable, and lightweight AND the biggest tripod that you can still take with you into an airplane cabin.
iOgrapher – $65
Sakar Digital Concepts .45X Wide-Angle 37mm Lens – $13
This wide-angle lens is another great add-on for you iPad photographers!
Camera Lens Mugs – $8 – $25
If you love cameras and hot beverages you’ll probably fall for this assortment of mugs that look like lenses.
You can see all our gift suggestions throughout the season at geekbeat.tv/gifts!
Need still MORE gift ideas? Check out last year’s gift guide!