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GIFT GUIDE: FOR THE PICTURE-TAKING DYNAMO
 

Here at Looking Glass Photo, we have hundreds of gift ideas for the people in your life that love taking pictures. Rather than go into hundreds of ideas, we have narrowed our list down to the following five. We hope you enjoy our ideas–we’re completely confident that the shutter-happy person in your life will!
 

For our recent newsletter that was full of gift ideas, CLICK HERE.
 

GIFT IDEA #1: ONA CAMERA BAGS
 

ONA bag products are designed and handcrafted by a dedicated team that pays meticulous attention to every detail. Their design process is driven by a desire to create products that complement your style and protect your gear. They believe that your camera bags and accessories should be rich and imaginative, like the photos you love to take. And they should boast an enduring design that allows you to carry your gear safely and comfortably. The ONA name: In Swahili, the word ona (pronounced ō’na) means, “to feel,” “to believe,” and “to experience with the eyes.” This is the essence of photography and style.
 

To see our entire selection of ONA bags, please CLICK HERE. Below, you’ll find a lifestyle video that showcases one of our favorite ONA bags, the Brixton in Antique Cognac leather.
 


 

GIFT IDEA #2: INSTANT FILM CAMERAS
 

Most of our instant film cameras are produced by Fujifilm (CLICK to browse our instant film cameras). Basically, they’ve put some cool back into photography with their line of Instax cameras. A great example of this camera line is the NEO CLASSIC MINI 90. The camera is designed with a classic look and offers advanced features such as bulb and double exposures–attractions of traditional analog cameras–and offer an enhanced capability to capture light creatively. 
The instax mini 90 is also equipped with new functions and features like macro mode and high performance flash, 
making this an instant camera for every photographer.
 


 

There are sooooo many amazing things you can do with an instant film camera. Here are but just a few fun and creative ideas:

Don’t take our word for it, see what a family had to say about the Instax system. We affectionately call their weekend review of an Instax camera: “He Said, She Said, and yes…the Kids Said.” And of course, you can browse all our instant film cameras.
 

GIFT IDEA #3: TILDE CAMERA STRAPS
 

Tilde (til-day!) fuses traditional artistry and contemporary design to create modern wonders. Hancrafted in Guatemala, each piece is made to be original just like you. Tilde is a family owned business in Guatemala, and is keeping their cultural embroidery techniques alive, as well as ensuring fair trade and business practices.
 


 

Like a tie to the suit, so is the strap to the camera. It is our way to show some serious personality when out and about taking photographs. And Tilde straps make for a color addition to your photography-related accessories CLICK HERE to browse all of our Tilde straps.
 

GIFT IDEA #4: DIGITAL CAMERAS
 

Digital cameras have come a long way. The technology found in D-SLRs, Mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras, and point and shoots today is completely mind blowing. Power, portability, and quick, easy-to-use functions are the name of the game. These features help us capture and immortalize stories and emotions like never before.
 


 

Whether you are buying for yourself, or for others, we know it can be a daunting task to identify what camera is best suited to your needs. You need That’s what we’re here for: to listen, to advise, and ultimately help you get the pictures you want. CLICK HERE TO SAVE HUNDREDS, INSTANTLY.
 

GIFT IDEA #5: PREOWNED CAMERA TREASURES
 

We buy, refurbish and sell preowned cameras. And our preowned camera & lens cabinet is a highlight of visiting our store for many customers. Why? Because it is a treasure chest of cameras from times past, as well as from the present.
 


 

Vintage Polaroid cameras, 35mm film cameras, wide format cameras, and more await. Or, if you simply want a good digital camera at a lower price, we just might have what you’re looking for in our preowned cabinet. BROWSE A SMALL SELECTION from our preowned cabinet on our web site.



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