Slightly concerning from a privacy perspective, this Holy Stone quadcopter drone comes with a built-in HD camera and weighs just under 2 pounds. It’s affordable and durable, but not the fastest on the market, making it a great drone for beginners to learn from their mistakes on.
Capture the smoothest videos ever with your DSLR camera using the CineSkates Camera Dolly Wheels. Attach them to your Gorillapod Focus Camera Tripod and you’ll have one of the best and lightest portable camera dollies on the market. Since CineSkate’s wheels are easily removable, you can shift seamlessly from tripod to slider in just a few seconds, making it an awesome accessory for capturing amazing photos and videos.
Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs is probably the best comprehensive beginner's guide to photography. Written in a straightforward non-techie language, it’s one of the rare photography tutorials that won’t leave you questioning terms like “chromatic aberration”. Anyone who feels as though they’re not using their DSLR camera to its maximum potential should take the time to read this book.
The Hasakee H1 Drone Quadcopter is a badass way to film HD videos from afar. Unlike many affordable drones out there, the Hasakee H1 drone is sturdy, very responsive, offers a decent range of 50 meters and can fly for up to 8 minutes. It comes with three different speeds, making it the perfect drone for beginners or more experienced aviators. It’s also shaped like a mysterious yellow bee.
The InstaCube Photo Streamer syncs to your Instagram feed and lets you view the photos and videos shared by your followers in real-time. One of its fun features is that you can save photos for future viewing, something that isn’t so easy to do using the actual Instagram app. This is a cool gift idea for an Instagram addict that might even encourage them to put their phone down once in a while.