Mastering the art of night photography is no joke. It takes a lot of time, practice, and requires a pretty high level of research to discover the best tips for capturing long exposure night photography. It also requires having the right gear.

If your friend or family member is passionate about night photography, it can be difficult to find a gift for them. Most of the gear that is on their wish-list is probably extremely expensive (high end cameras and lenses for example). Therefore, we decided to put together a list of some gifts that we know they will enjoy and will help them take better night photos, but are still reasonably priced. How do we know they will enjoy this? Because we are night photographers too.

10 gifts every night photographer — that takes photos of the Milky Way, star trails, light trails, and more — will want to find under the tree this year!
Holiday gifts for the photographers that love shooting at night!

Petzl headlamp ($40)


Camera straps ($35-50)


Night Photography Week: a bundle of 5 online night photography courses ($255)



ProMaster Professional XC525C carbon fiber tripod ($300)


Intervalometer ($20)

SD cards ($35)



Samyang 14mm f/2.8 wide angle lens ($330+)

Zeiss lens cloths ($24)


Smartwool thermal ($50+)



Helinox lightweight camping chair ($140)

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