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Best Gifts for Photographers Under $100

Are you struggling for Christmas gift ideas for friends or family members who love photography? Here's a list of great items that all come in under $100.

2022 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

This is the best time of year to find incredible photography deals. Whether you're looking for new gear, a faster or easier way to edit your photos, or a more efficient shooting workflow, there are tools available that will help. This post lists some of our favorite Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials that are worth paying attention to.

Need a Last-Minute Gift Idea? Make a Photo for Someone

I've always been a fan of personalizing gifts for the special people in my life. It says so much more than a pair of Happy Socks or a gift card. But nothing quite compares to giving the gift of your art.

Photography Gift Ideas for Under $100

With Christmas lurking over the hill like a bright red flashing pickpocket, it's time to start figuring out what to buy your loved ones. If they are a photographer, here are some ideas that won't bankrupt you.

2021 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

Black Friday sales are here and we want to keep you up to date on some of the best photography deals available. These savings are only available for a very limited timeframe, so if there's something that piques your interest, make sure to act on it now!

A Landscape Photography Course for Everyone: On Sale at 90% Off Today

Everyone has the capability to take incredible photos with the phone these days. Yet, most people lack the training of photography fundamentals that would turn their iPhone photos into works of art. Enter the newest landscape photography course from iPhone Photo Academy.

2020 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

Black Friday sales are here and we at Fstoppers want to keep the photography community informed of noteworthy deals. Some of these savings are only available for a very limited timeframe, so if there's something that piques your interest, make sure to act on it now!

Save up to 60% Off on All Fstoppers Original Tutorials

The Holidays are here and we are celebrating with our best sale of the year! Right now, all Fstoppers photography and video tutorials on sale to kick off the season. Every course is automatically 30% off but when you add additional products to your cart, you can get up to 60% off each tutorial.

Check out This Nikon D750 for Under $1,000

It’s Black Friday, and while many times, that means camera companies just printing their regular prices in large, black type and calling it a sale, here’s one that’s a legit screamin’ deal: The Nikon D750 is now on sale for $997.

SLR Lounge Has Incredible Photography Resources on Sale

We're big fans of SLR Lounge. Alongside our friendly rivalry in photography shoot-offs, we have a huge appreciation for the education and tools they provide to photographers. That's why we think you should pay attention to their Black Friday sale.

2019 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

We at Fstoppers do our best to keep the photography community informed of noteworthy holiday deals. Since Black Friday week is here, we wanted to let you know about some deals we've heard of from various photography and video companies. Some of these deals are only available for a very limited timeframe, so if there's something that piques your interest, make sure to act on it now!

Eight Crazy Lighting Deals

If you're trying to add to your lighting kit or get started with lighting for the first time, these are the deals for you.

Get Into the Mood for Deals With These B&H Specials!

Winter is rolling in, turkeys have been cooked. What a great time to take advantage of some great deals at B&H. A popular favorite among photographers for their fantastic store-front both online and in New York, they are back again with some incredible deals on cameras, laptops, lenses, and even microphones! Everything you need to add to your arsenal!

Learn the Nuances of Headshots and Lighting from Peter Hurley this Black Friday

Peter Hurley is a master of headshot photography with his ability to connect with clients and draw out the most flattering poses from his subjects. This Black Friday, Fstoppers is discounting all of Peter Hurley's tutorials. See the details below or visit the Fstoppers Store to see every deal being offered during the holiday season.

2018 Black Friday Deals for Photographers

We at Fstoppers do our best to keep the photography community informed of noteworthy holiday deals. Since Black Friday week is here, we wanted to let you know about some deals we've heard of from various photography and video companies. Some of these deals are only available for a very limited timeframe, so if there's something that piques your interest, make sure to act on it now!

Huge Black Friday Sale at SLR Lounge!

Our friends at SLR Lounge have announced a Black Friday sale for 30% off of their education and resources. If you're unfamiliar, Pye Jirsa and his team create some of the best photography education outside of Fstoppers, with complete and comprehensive education focused on wedding and portrait photography.

Notable workshops and resources include the following:

The Complete Wedding Photography Training System (70+ hours) The Photography Business Training System (30+ hours) The Photography Fundamentals Training System (27+ hours)


13 Weeks Until the Holidays: Is Your Business Ready?

The stores are already stocking holiday decor with faux trees and the leaves have barely fallen. The holiday season sneaks up on business owners quickly with an influx of calls for sessions. Is your business ready and do you know how to weed out the fake calls or emails?

Save $50 on Fstoppers Tutorials for the Holidays

Fstoppers wants to say thank you to all our loyal readers with one final holiday sale as we wrap up 2017. Over the next week, we are offering $50 off a wide variety of our original photography tutorials. Visit the Fstoppers store to take advantage of these savings for your last minute holiday shopping and save by using code "HOLIDAY50" at checkout.

Which DJI Drone Should You Buy for the Holidays? A DJI Buying Guide

With Christmas right around the corner, now is the perfect time to be buying gifts for family, friends, and significant others. As drones continue to become more and more popular, it shouldn’t be a surprise that these will be one of the hottest holiday gifts for anyone who is into photography and videography. With DJI being the leader in the drone industry, there are several drones on the market to choose from, but which one will suit as the best gift?

Half Off Fujifilm X-T1 Mirrorless Digital Camera With 18-55mm Lens Today Only

B&H posted a Holiday Deal today that you don't want to miss. The Fujifilm X-T1 is being sold with an 18-55mm lens at 50 percent off. This deal is only available today so if you want to save $850 on a fantastic camera, there are only a few hours to do so. At midnight tonight, EST, the deal ends.

Fstoppers Review Novo Explora T5 and T20 Tripod Kits

I know it’s early December, but sometimes Christmas does, in fact, come early. I for one am always on the lookout for two things, the first is the perfect tripod and the second is a perfect camera bag. I officially can resign myself to only continuing my quest for the perfect bag, as I have finally found what I think is the ideal series of tripods. Welcome, Novo Photo’s Explora series tripods. Full disclaimer, I am an ambassador for Novo Photo, however, before becoming an ambassador I was an overly enthusiastic customer. I receive no compensation for my thoughts on their products, but I love talking about products I use and stand behind. Being as Novo Photo is a relatively new U.K.-based company, first, let me explain how I found them.

MZed Filmmaking Courses Cyber Monday Deals

With a plethora of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals flooding the market last week and over the weekend (including all Fstopper tutorials on sale), one that you may have missed is the deal MZed is currently offering, available through Tuesday. MZed is a terrific filmmaking education resource with a number of premier courses worth checking out.

Alien Skin Software Black Friday Deals

Alien Skin Software announced the beginning of their fall sale. Customers can enjoy savings of 20 percent or more on all products in its store today through November 27.

Get The 'Photographer's Toolkit' For Free: Black Friday Deals 2017

Where do you think most photographers struggle: being a creative or running their business? Making awesome imagery or establishing a pricing strategy? For many, it's the latter and that just sucks. For these reasons, PRO EDU has curated six photography management and workflow tools to create the “Photographer's Toolkit.” The toolkit is free from November 23–26 with the purchase of any PRO tutorial over $1. Included are essential software services from brands we trust with a total value over $1,200. You won't find this deal anywhere else.

How to Calibrate Your Monitor With the Datacolor Spyder5ELITE: Plus Holiday Deals

With the holiday sales starting this week it's the perfect time to start calibrating your monitor or upgrade your old device to a new one. Datacolor is offering some great deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. So pick up a new device and read through my walkthrough on how to use your new toy.

Fstoppers’ Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide

Finding (and asking for) gifts for photographers is near impossible. They’re either way too expensive (we all want that a9, too) or we photographers already seemingly have everything we need. Hopefully, we can help a bit with some ideas, deals, and advice about shopping for your photographer friends or for yourselves, as the holidays also present prime opportunities to restock studio essentials.

Holiday Sale on Fstoppers Original Tutorials

Fstoppers is happy to announce one final sale for 2016. Enjoy the holidays and dive into some fantastic photography education by getting $50-$100 off our original tutorials. If you've received some extra gift money for photography or want to share valuable knowledge with a loved one, act from now until New Years day to save on Fstoppers products. Check out the full list of deals below.

Save Up to 50% Off SLR Lounge Tutorials During the Holidays

SLR Lounge is well known for their excellent photography tutorials. This Holiday season they're offering deals up to 50% off on their products. Whether you're looking for a better wedding photography workflow, want to learn a few new lighting tricks, or simply want to make yourself a better photographer, this is a great opportunity to grow in the field. Make sure to act between now and New Years to take advantage of these great deals!

Canon Camera and Lens Deals for the Holidays

There are still a few weeks before the Holidays and plenty of time to order that camera and lens before the gift giving starts. Whether you're considering buying a camera for yourself or a loved one, now is the perfect time to check out some of the deals on Canon products which can instantly save you up to $400. Check out the great deals on the Canon Rebel T6i, a fantastic starter camera for anyone interested in photography or who is starting to shoot video, and browse through some other great canon products and kit options.

SLR Lounge is Offering 30% Off Every Tutorial

SLR Lounge creates some incredible educational photography content. For the next few days, they're offering a big discount on every product in their store. Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, every single product in the SLR Lounge store is 30% off. Check out their incredible deals and find which tutorial you'd like to buy HERE.

You Can Save Thousands on Photography Gear with These B&H Black Friday Deals

It's the time of year to save on your spending. Cameras, computers, lenses, tripods, grips, and just about any other photography related item is on sale this Black Friday at B&H. If you've been planning on buying any photography equipment this season, now is definitely the time to act with discounts and rebates being offered for hundreds of dollars.

Sigma Black Friday Instant Savings — Up to $300

I am a Sigma lens lover after they released their Art series of lens. I got very excited getting the Black Friday Instant Savings offer of up to $300 on a variety of Sigma lenses at B&H today. If you craved to get your hands on some of their lenses and were saving up to buy one, this is the right time to do so. As an addition, most of the offers are eligible for 4% reward, it makes a double great deal.

Mother's Day Photography Specials: Check Out These Deals

Although the best thing you can do for Mother's Day is to actually do something for your Mother, lots of specials on photography gear sure help sweeten the day for all. The sale options extend far and wide on different types of gear and different sized discounts. Many of these deals expire in the next day or two, so be sure to check out our favorites, and act fast.

Canon and Nikon's Year End Deals

If you've been saving up your holiday money for some new gear, check out this opportunity. In a big year end bash, Canon and Nikon are both offering some pretty big discounts on a bunch of different cameras and lenses. The best deal Nikon is offering gives you $1,000 off a D750 and lens while Canon is offering $650 off a 7D Mk II with various lens options. Not only do Canon deals include some of their best bodies and lenses, the award winning Canon 600EX-RT speedlite is also on sale. These discounts will only last until January 2 so check out your options below.

MacPhun's New All-in-One Aurora HDR Software Explained by Trey Ratcliff

MacPhun released Aurora HDR just a few weeks ago and touts it as the most advanced high dynamic range (HDR) software in the world. Certainly, veteran users of Photoshop and Lightroom might be skeptical. But if your sole purpose is to create HDR photos on the Mac, Aurora HDR might be the best option out there, seeing as it was created with the close consultation of HDR photographer Trey Ratcliff. In this video, Ratcliff dives deep in a first-hand look into how to get the most from Aurora HDR.

Mysteriously Vague Review: Death to Stock’s Mystery USB

It’s a mystery USB stick. And in keeping with the holiday (and mystery) spirit, I won’t give much away. But there are a few things I feel comfortable mentioning that might at least entice some of the open-minded to give it a shot.

Win a FREE Tamron Prime Lens of Your Choosing - Either the New 35mm or 45mm f1.8 [UPDATED

[UPDATE: The contest has closed and a winner has been randomly selected. Congratulations to Patricia Schwenk for being selected as the winner of a new Tamron lens!]

Fstoppers wants to thank our readers during this holiday season and is partnering up with Tamron for a giveaway! All entrants in the contest will be eligible to win their choice of Tamron's new 35mm or 45mm prime lens which were just released this year. The lens will also come with your choice of a Canon or Nikon mount. The winner will be selected randomly from the entries we receive. There are many options to increase your chances of being selected so check them out below!

Black Friday Deals: Gear, Business Services, and Other Helpful Stuff

Happy Thanksgiving! Of course, the die-hard dealmakers are busy planning for their Black Friday shopping lists, trying to find the best last-minute deals that less money can buy. From deals on prominent gear and photography business services, to those on accessories and computer equipment, we have a few deals rounded up from around the Internet for you. Take it or leave it, this is some of the best stuff you'll find tomorrow (and in some cases, through the weekend and Cyber Monday).

B&H Photo Holiday Deals Are Up!

As holiday season officially approaches, some of the first season deals are coming in as well. B&H Photo Video is one of the first ones out and they have some great deals on some stalwart Canon items, as well as others. Links are in the article!

Huge Nikon and Canon DSLR and Lens Bundle Savings

Have some money saved from the holidays? Maybe a few B&H Photo Video gift cards? Now may be the perfect time to buy with savings of up to $900 and $850 on Nikon and Canon bundles, respectively. B&H Photo Video is offering instant rebates on most Nikon and Canon systems, including the newer Nikon D750, D610, and D4s, and Canon 7D Mark II, 5D Mark III, and 1D X.

Only A Few Days Left for Trade-In Credit towards Sony a7 Cameras and Lenses

So you didn't get the new Sony a7 Camera you wanted for the holidays? Well there's still time to take advantage of Sony's trade-in incentives toward a new a7 camera and/or select lenses. In addition to the trade value of your working SLR or mirrorless camera, B&H is also offering 15% credit toward your purchase. I don't want to sound like an advertisement, but I had an opportunity to use the Sony a7 system recently for a product shoot and I'm definitely buying one. I just need to figure out whether to go with the a7, a7II, a7R, or a7S before this promotion expires on December 31st.

Fstoppers Reviews the FroKnowsPhoto’s Guide to DSLR Video DVD

As a professional photographer I have always been curious about the art of videography since the two seem to go hand in hand, but I have never made the jump to shooting my own content because I was always quite unsure of where to start. I wanted to quickly learn the basics and start shooting right away. I’m a visual learner, and I figured a crash course in an online tutorial would be my best bet, but searching for tutorials scattered across Youtube seemed tedious. Recently Jared Polin, better known as Fro from FroKnowsPhoto released a comprehensive guide to shooting video using a DSLR called The FroKnowsPhoto Guide to DSLR Video.

Hasselblad Slashing Prices on H5D and Lenses through December 24th

From now until December 24th, Hasselblad is offering 40 percent off of their H5D series of cameras and lens bundles. They are also offering 20 percent off of lenses when bought with H5D, H5X, and Certified Pre-Owned bodies. If you've been waiting for the right time to purchase a Hasselblad, this may be it.

Steals, Deals, & Promo Codes For July 4th!

Happy Independence Day! As with every holiday, companies roll out some of their best discounts for the year on gear and electronics. I have been researching to find the best deals for the Fourth of July, and have came up with a comprehensive list of websites and offers you should take advantage of immediately. If you are looking to pick up a new camera, stock-up on memory cards, finally get a new camera bag, or splurge on a new TV, this list has something for everyone.