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12 Gift Ideas for Photographers

Happy holidays our dear readers. With two weeks left till Christmas, you’re probably either looking forward to having some time off from work, to finishing your exams and going home during your winter break, or to having your family gather under one roof. Maybe you have all your holiday shopping done. If you’re like me, maybe you haven’t quite finished with your shopping list and are starting panic.

Here are 12 holiday gift ideas for your photographic loved ones or significant others. Maybe you just need an excuse to spend that annual bonus on yourself. We tried to recommend quality items rather than trinkets to be thrown away before the new year. That being said, these suggestions range from $9,995 to $0, so there’s bound to be one to suit your budget.

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Cinemagraphs for the Upcoming Feature Film, “Devils in Disguise”

Cinemagraphs blend still photographs with an element of motion, adding a touch of the extraordinary while holding true to its ageless medium. These are not videos or video GIFs. They are photographs with a spark of life.

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First featured in the mainstream during the 20th cycle of America’s Next Top Model and, of course, the memorable Harry Potter movie series, the company Flixel has made creating cinemagraphs easier than ever. I’ve done it the hard way through Photoshop but Flixel’s Cinemagraph Pro app makes the whole process so seamless that I’ve decided to forego our usual How-To’s because all you need to do is buy their software and watch this video. It’s that easy. Take our word for it, because iLHP is not sponsored by Flixel even though we totally should be by now. 😉

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With our new digital tools, we collaborated with director, actor, model, and writer extraordinaire Guillaume Campanacci to take promo shots for his upcoming movie “Devils in Disguise,” starring the lovingly talented Magen Mattox and Montanna Leigh Gillis.

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