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From the adverts on your TV, those fantastic shows and movies, and even some Tiktok videos, all these are the professional works of videographers.
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These guys are one creative bunch who always pay attention to details and spend their whole day creating with expensive, high-end devices.
As you guessed, most equipment they use is pretty pricey. This notion might dissuade you from getting a gift for that excellent videographer in your life but don’t worry; I’ve got you covered. Without much ado, see these gifts for a videographer. Before we proceed, see these gifts for a video editor.
The difference between a videographer and a video editor is a Videographer’s work is the actual act of capturing the event or the moment; they are mostly called upon during events like weddings, parties, sporting events, news, etc., while a Video Editor’s work is to produce the video that is converting the raw work into a finished copy, they typically work with editing equipment, software, and high-end computers. Most videographers go beyond taking the shots to edit.
Thoughtful Gifts for a Videographer
1. Camera Backpack
Cameras are to a videographer what a gun is to a soldier. Without a camera, it’s almost impossible to be a videographer unless you want to use your mobile device, but nothing comes close to the camera.
As you already guessed, an average DSLR camera most videographer use is pretty pricey, but again, we can get them something they’ll use for their camera, yes, a good backpack such as this one. This is the ideal bag for carrying his camera; it is one rugged bag.
2. Vintage Camera Print
Take your videographer down the steps of time with this fantastic print, this beautiful art that would convert wherever she decides to use it into one beautiful space.
This art depicts a vintage camera; if you have a videographer who has been in the profession for years, they could have a nostalgic feeling just looking at this print.
3. Extended USB Hub
Although the production work is left to video editors, there is almost nothing you can’t learn with YouTube these days.
If your videographer passes for a video editor, too, this extended USB hub might come through for him when he’s dealing with so many USB cords but few ports.
4. Professional Video Tripod
This is the right tripod for videoing and shooting for a long time. A tripod is a critical part of a videographer’s arsenal; they mount their video camera.
Most may decide to carry it, but if they have to shoot for long, this tripod will help. These are gifts for actors after a show.
5. Memory Card Case
When they shoot for thousands of minutes and even hours, they consume more memory space than the average user.
It is typical for your videographer to have a truckload of memory cards. This card case is the best place to secure their memory card properly.
6. Camera Drones
A camera drone is one excellent item you can get a professional videographer; there’s a limit to how much distance and coverage they can earn if they decide to shoot themselves; a drone takes away just so much load, and this is the ideal videographer drone. Meanwhile, see these gifts for a voice actor.
7. Camera Lens Coffee Mug
Most times, the best gifts are items that are a depiction of your receiver’s craft; what I mean is you don’t have to shop for things they’ll directly use in their jobs, something related to your videographer’s job like a camera lens mug is one other excellent gift for her. This is one beautiful mug; it is something she’ll happily take sips from.
8. Solid State Drive
SSDs remain one of the best storage, if not the best storage, for laptops and computers, and right here is a one-terabyte hard drive for your dear videographer.
One of an SSD’s great use is speed; for a videographer who passes off as a video editor, speed while editing is quite paramount.
9. Smartphone Video Recording Stabiliser
A videographer is a videographer, and although they need a professional DSLR camera to capture those moments, there are still times when their smartphones are the only camera available, so they can still get to work with it. However, you can’t compare a tripod’s stability with that of a smartphone held with their hand, so that’s where this stabilizer comes in. With this, your dear videographer can record crystal-explicit videos with ease.
10. Camera Stabiliser
Just like with her smartphone, recording using her DSLR camera while holding it in her hand is almost impossible, so there’s a good camera stabilizer to help with that too.
11. DSLR Cameras
We can’t leave out the main thing that makes videographers which they are. Upgrading your videographer’s camera is one generous act.
From the options available, go and make your choice; I suggest you determine the type of camera she’ll like, do this subtly.
12. Gaming Keyboard and Mouse
I agree the name says “gaming,” but you need to know that gamers, programmers, video editors, and many others who do tough jobs with their keyboards often use gaming keyboards and mouse.
The most exciting parts of these keyboards and mouse are the lighting system; others are how they respect the rule of ergonomics. So, this is the ideal keyboard and mouse for your videographer.
13. Camera Mic Mount
To enable your videographer to capture every sound around them while doing what they do best, this mic mount is one critical gift ideal for their videographer arsenal.
14. Funny Videographer T-shirt
I’m no fan of people breathing down my neck when I’m trying to work, and I believe this is the same for your videographer. This t-shirt gives a funny yet stern warning to everyone, so they don’t disturb your videographer.
15. Videographer Makeup Bag
This is a beautiful makeup bag for your videographer. While the name reads “makeup,” this bag is still an excellent item to step out with; they can have their memory cards, USB hubs, and many other tiny work items.
16. Large Diaphragm Headphone
Getting your videographer good headphones such as this would be one thoughtful act. It would make more sense for her to edit the video herself. With these headphones, she can listen to every single sound and pick out the noise that would be filtered out.