We all remember that Father’s Day is the third Sunday of June, right?

Wow, it means that June 17th is around the corner and we need to find some cool Gift Ideas for Photographers and Dads in our lives! Contrary to popular belief, not all dads are thrilled to receive year after year a necktie, sport T-Shirt or grilling apron. Let’s not choose the easy path and find something more personal.

Father’s day is an occasion to celebrate the Dads and Father figures in our lives, and show them how much we care. Choosing a stripped necktie won’t cut it…

All dads have varied interests, passions and hobbies. You are in luck if your Dad loves photography, gadgets and accessories: check out our Top 10 Father’s Day Gift list for our Photo geek Dads :

Magazine Subscription

There are a lot of very good photo magazines to choose from, and glossy gorgeous photographs are always appreciated, even in a digital era… Check out Shutterbug, LensWork, National Geographic, Popular Photography &Imaging or PhotoPro.

From $12 to $140

Nikon camera Lens Mug

It really look like a real lens, but the stainless steel vacuum insulated liner keeps your coffee hot for up to 20 hours! That’s the ultimate coffee mug for your Photo Geek Dad 🙂 You can find it at Photojojo along with other cool photo gear.

$30 to $35

Fujifilm Mini Instax Instant Camera

A mini version of the Fuji Instax Instant Camera, this stylish instant camera goes anywhere. You can shoot in portrait and landscape mode and print cool credit-card size photos in an instant.

You can find it at Urban Outfitters


Pocket XShot Camera Extender

Perfect for the Dad that loves out of the ordinary gadgets and photography! In many families, Dad gets left out of photographs because he’s always the one taking the picture. Simply attach your compact digital camera or iPhone to your XShot. Set the self timer or video mode on your camera, extend the telescopic arm from 9″-37″, smile, point and shoot.

$29.95 at XShot.com

The F Stop Watch

The perfect gift for the shutterbug in your life : a watch with a slick design and a dial that means nothing to anyone not into photography.

A nice leather strap with metal clasp AND a dial that tells time with relative aperture…priceless for the photographer dad!

$35.95 At Neatoshop



GoPro Hero, the camera for the cool active dad…and their kids…

The GoPro Hero camera is the ultimate action cam, whether you wear it on your head or hold it at the end of your XShot stick for awesome self-videos. Perfect to capture a great day out with friends and family.

From $149 to $299 at GoPro 


Shutterfly Photo Book

Make Dad a photo book of all his favorite memories.This a a very cool and personalized gift but you’d better hurry selecting your pictures if you want to receive it before Father’s day!

Starts at $11 and Specials for father’s Day until June 6 at Shutterfly 


A Photo Class or workshop

Depending where Dad lives, Google the Photography classes nearby and target a subject that he would like : outdoors, light, portrait, digital photography, travel, stop-motion etc…

Great to refresh or improve your skills and to meet other people sharing your passion.


Fun Photography T-Shirts

Some are fun, some are cute, you can fin a lot of different designs.

We liked the cool selections from PetaPixel and  HaveCameraWillTravel

From $10 to $50


XShot iPhone 4/4S Case with a detachable Tripod Adapter

All gadget dads and iPhone fanatics will love the innovative XShot iPhone 4/4S Case with a detachable tripod adapter, the perfect accessory for iPhone 4S happy owners.

The XShot iPhone 4/4S case provides users with a simple way to take great pictures and make videos on the go with a solid iPhone case you can mount to any tripod or monopod. Can be used in both landscape and portrait modes. Treat your iPhone like a real camera with the right accessories!

$34.95 at XShot.com


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