Photo, Video & Audio Gift Ideas

Behind the Shot

Nov 18 2022 • 48 mins

A few episodes ago I talked about how I edit and finish some of my images in the episodes on Dodge & Burn + and Photoshop + Nik Color Efex Pro + Nik Silver Efex Pro. After those shows went live I received a few comments from people that they didn't own some of the software I mentioned, like Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, or the DxO Nik Collection of plugins. That got me thinking that maybe some gift ideas might help some people. All of the things I mention in this show will make great gifts for the upcoming holidays, but if you watch this after the holidays don't worry! These gifts are timeless. In this show I break down some suggestions into categories as follows: Software Hardware Accessories Services Store Suggestions In some cases, where I don't have a preference or the experience with a particular product, I may mention a gift idea without making a specific product suggestion. Mainly, I want to pass on things that I know, use, and / or just like. Lastly, none of the links below are affiliate codes! I make nothing off any purchases made through these links, but do note that I do have some discount codes on this site. Hopefully these suggestions will make shopping for the photographer, videographer, podcaster, or general creative in your life easier. Software: Adobe Photography Plan CaptureOne Photo Mechanic Nik Collection by DxO Topaz Bundle Ecamm Live Subscription Backblaze Backup Hardware: MICS: Shure SM7B Shure MV7 Heil PR40 Video Mics from Rode or Deity INTERFACES: Shure X2U Sound Devices MixPre 3 II LIGHTING: El Gato Key Light Aputure MC RGB FJ Westcott Flashes, Modifiers & Backdrops Nanlite Products STORAGE: Synology NAS External or Portable HDD - Lots of option available VIDEO: Black Magic Design ATEM Mini Accessories: BAGS, BELTS & STRAPS: Think Tank Black Rapid Straps MISC: Zeiss Lens Wipes El Gato Stream Deck (Sm, Reg, XL or the new Stream Deck +) Platypod - (Discount Code Here) Custom Ear Plugs - Ultimate Ears Services: - (Discount Code Here) KelbyOne Membership - (Discount Code Here) Creative Live Membership - (Discount Code Here) PHLEARN Membership - (Discount Code Here) Shoot From the Pit with David Bergman Store Suggestions: B & H Photo & Video - Deal Zone Adorama DVE Store

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