Ahhh yes, it is that time of year again.  The hustle and bustle of the holidays is near. The time when we find ourselves scouring the stores for those perfect gifts for our friends and family.  Who has time to fight the crowds, sit in endless traffic and enter each store only to leave empty handed due to not finding that special gift?  Not us!!  That is why we have put together our .2013 Holiday Gift Guide.   In it there are 20 of our favorite products from the CM Store.  Items that have been hand picked for you in order to make that photographer in your life happy!!   So come take a peek, from books to tees, shooting gloves to camera bags, you are sure to find just the creative gift you are looking for!

holiday gift guide for photographers from Clickin Moms

1.  Leica Style iPhone Case: This slick new cutie acts as a defender of mishap while looking in style as a throwback Leica camera.  It has a form-fitting silicone skin that completely surrounds the iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5, adding a layer of cushion that absorbs shocks and impacts. $30

2. Wooden Toy Camera: Is there a budding photographer in your family? Let their imagination capture those moments with this handmade wooden camera by Twig Creative!! Five colors to choose from: Black, Sage Green, Pink, Yellow or Red! $29

3.  Pantone: Artist’s & Writer’s Notebook: An inspirational notebook with a different color chip on every page sparks the imagination and provides a jumping-off point for sketching or writing. $15

4.  Delilah – CM exclusive Ketti bag:  The “oh so popular” Ketti bag made exclusively for Clickin Moms! Stylish, yet sturdy enough to carry all of your photography gear! $210

5.  Awkward Family Photos Board Game: Get ready to laugh! This new Awkward Family Photos game combines 20 thought-provoking questions with 124 of the popular website’s classic and never-before-seen photos. Your hilarious answers guarantee a night of awkward fun!  $27

6.  Girls Day Out Leather Camera Bag by SHUTTER|bag: A genuine leather camera bag by SHUTTER|bag made exclusively for Clickin moms in the green and gray colors!! This bag is designed to carry the equipment you may need on any day out.  $299

7. Diana Camera with Flash: The sweet and petite Diana Mini uses 35mm film to give you lovely square shots and half-frame photos. Comes in 7 snazzy colors. $109

8.  Telephoto Kitchen Timer: Do you have a photgrapher friend who is also a “foodie” on your list They will never burn another meal with this handy gadget.  It is a kitchen timer disguised as a lens! $15

9.  Mom’s Gonna Snap Tee: Wear this comfy shirt and you are sure to get a laugh from anyone that passes by! Tee features our Mom’s Gonna Snap design on a slate colored, very flattering tri-blend tee that has a slightly longer body than most t-shirts. $25

10.  Ridley’s Pinhole Camera: Need a fun project?  Why not make your own camera and take real photo’s with in when you are done!? $12

11.  “Click” Satchel: Carry all of your essentials in this trendy pigment-dyed satchel with “Click” camera graphic. Made from 100% cotton canvas, the solid build of this durable bag will last from one adventure to the next and look even better over time. $39

12.  Knitted Fingerless Shooting Gloves: Looking for a way to look stylish and keep your fingers toasty warm while shooting in the harsh temperatures?  We have the perfect solution with these hand-made, knitted gloves.  Fingerless, so you will have easy access to all your camera controls but cozy and soft to keep your hand warm! Lots of styles and colors to choose from.  $25-$69

13. Hanging Photo/Card Holder: Need a creative way to hang those snapshots? Let your photographer shine and have a personal photo gallery on display anywhere you like. $8

14.  Vintage Camera Photo Album: Know someone who stores all their pictures on their hard drive. Maybe they could use this classy little spiral photo album to display their favorites. A perfect addition to any side table! $14

15.  Vintage Camera Tote, Pouch & Case Set: Do you love all things camera? Well then this is a set for you. You will be the hippest kid on the block when you are seen carrying this snazzy set. Tote, pouch and pencil case are covered with illustrations of vintage cameras from different eras. See, film is not dead!  Made with 95% post consumer recycled material that has a crushed, wrinkled look when sewn. $29

16.  Wooden Camera Tape Dispenser: Now you can have a little retro flair on your desk while you work! A perfect gift for any photographer. $24

17.  Olloclip: A favorite for all photographers. The olloclip is a quick-connect lens solution for the iPhone 4/4S or iPhone 5 that includes fisheye, wide-angle and macro lenses in one small, convenient package that easily fits in your pocket. Nestled in the palm of your hand, the Olloclip connects to the iPhone within seconds so you’ll be sure to capture the image you want…if you don’t see the picture you’re looking for just flip it over to switch lenses. $70

18.  Camera Pencil Sharpener: Sharpening your pencils will never be boring again with this cute camera pencil sharpener!!  A great added to touch to any photographer’s desk. $16

19. Click Magazine Subscription: The gift that lasts all year long!!  CLICK is a magazine that inspires and empowers, catering to the social, creative, artistic, and business needs of women as artists, hobbyists, and professional photographers. $15

20.  Photographer’s Charm Necklace: A fun accessory for any photographer lover. This necklace is not only stylish; the whistle really works and can grab any kids attention during a session! $29

With all of these great choices, we know you still may be having trouble picking out that perfect gift.  If that is the case, why not pick up a CM Store Gift Certificate.  You can never go wrong there!
Happy shopping!