Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The Holiday Gift Guide for the Photo Enthusiast, 2015

A rich photography book that reminds you to stop and pay attention to life's fleeting moments.

An instant film camera with manual exposure, plus it's called the Central Park. 

One-of-a-kind photographs by Richard Learoyd, made with a room-sized camera obscura (see a video about his camera here).  

Agnes with Eyes Closed, around £80,000.

Or you can buy his book:

Sadly, the Holga is being discontinued.

Get this wonderful plastic camera, with all its imperfections, before it's gone.

Holga, $40

The Polaroid Cube, an adventure camera in a very small package.

The Polaroid Cube, $100.

Square prints of your photos and a wood block made from reclaimed beetle pine.

Large scale prints of your photos, 40x60 print – $149.

Hang your large-scale prints with this frame that uses oak and magnets. 

Oak Rail, $45

A photo book that is delivered to you automatically after you post 60 photos to social media.

Ongoing book series, $8 each.

Bill Cunningham's jacket.*

Classic French worker's jacket, $80.

IDNYC, which gets you free membership for a year to multiple city art museums.

IDNYC, Free.

The current camera de jure amongst my filmy friends. 

 Driving Tour with Sara Cedar Miller, Central Park Conservancy Historian and Photographer

Learn stories and secrets about the Park during your tour with Sara Cedar Miller, Central Park Conservancy's historian and photographer for more than twenty-five years. You will also receive one of Miller's autographed Seeing Central Park books as a keepsake. 

Tours start at $500.

And, always and forever, film. 

 Fuji 400H, $41.95


Past Gift Guides: 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

*Photo of Bill Cunningham taken at the Jazz Age Lawn Party, Governors Island, 2013. Shot on film, of course. Copyright Megan Joplin, all rights reserved.