A Destination Photographer’s Holiday Gift Guide 2021



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Finding a unique gift for loved ones can be a challenge with so many options out there. If you’re looking for something special for a local (in the SF Bay Area), a nature lover, a photography enthusiast or someone with an adventurous spirit, check out our curated list of thoughtful presents for someone special in your life.

Away The Everywhere Bag

The Away Everywhere Bag is a great choice for a quality gift for a loved one that loves to travel. It’s the perfect size for a weekend getaway or as a top handle bag on your carry on. There’s so many great features to this bag including a shoulder strap, waterproof umbrella pocket, 15″ laptop pocket, and a trolley sleeve to slip easily over baggage. Get $20 off your first purchase with Away by clicking here.

Juniper Ridge Essential Oil Gift Set

Scent is one of the strongest ways to connect to a memory. This Oakland based company has beautifully made products and this essential oil set is perfect for when you want to get back to nature…during the work week. Plants are sustainably harvested to create the scents and you can add these to a diffuser, a shower, or even unscented body products.

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90

Film photography is nostalgic for many and instant cameras are perfect for travel, events, and get togethers. This vintage style Fujifilm Instax camera is a great gift for someone that likes to capture the moment and who enjoys displaying their images.

Pendleton Grand Canyon Blanket

What’s better than a statement gift that is both cozy and decorative? This Pendleton National Park Collection blanket is perfect for someone that loves the great outdoors and that has an adventurous spirit. This purchase also supports the National Park foundation which is like two gifts in one!

Iann Ivy Fine Art Prints

Give the gift of art to a loved one to cherish for years. These Fine Art Prints of destinations are printed on 100% cotton paper with high quality archival inks. The images are hand selected from Iann Ivy Photography and ten percent of each print sold will go towards the National Park Foundation and the Surfrider Foundation to protect our natural surroundings. Take 30% off Black Friday weekend with code BLACKFRIDAY.

Cuyana Tech Case

For a loved one on the go, I love utility gifts. Cuyana makes beautiful staples with minimalist designs and pretty colors. The Tech Case is great for all your cables, chargers and anything in between. This case is customizable with a monogram option or you can add a leather keepsake card.

Larq Bottle

Forgot dodgy hotel room water, or a gross smelling water bottle after a few days. The Larq is the first self cleaning water bottle and water purification system. This Foster City based bottle is perfect for the people in your life that either like to go outdoors, travel frequently, or are eco conscious about their water and want a crisp taste without the micro plastics.

Aura Luxe Digital Photo Frame

I love prints, however, if you’re looking for a digital option the Aura Luxe Photo Frame is beautifully packaged and comes in two chic colors, Gravel and Sea Salt. The HD display is over 10″ and you just have to download the app to instantly upload thousands of photos from your phone of special memories and candid photos to display.

What better gift than one that lasts a lifetime? We have both digital or physical gift cards that you can gift loved ones for the holidays or as presents for engagements, family portraits, etc. You can get one now for next year’s winter mini sessions for 20% off. Click here for more information!

Bombas Gripper Slippers

These half and half slipper socks are perfect for keeping cozy while being perfectly travel friendly. Every pair equals one donated, and they also come with a travel bag for easy storage. Check out their seasonal sherpa gripper slippers for an extra holiday boost If you shop fast you can get 25% off your first purchase!

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