These gifts are not for the Instagram-only shutterbugs (the best gift for them is to like all of their posts, now and forever). If you’re shopping for someone who is a photographer, or wants to be one, buy one or all of these and get ready for your closeup.
The Museum Shop at the Wadsworth sells sticky notes that look like film and pepper grinders that look like 35mm film rolls. They’re on a roll. (Unrelated: They also sell hashtag cufflinks. Genius.)
Camera Bar on Asylum Street carries Nikon, Canon, Olympus, GoPro and more. They pretty much invented the geek squad, but in a lovely mom and pop way. You don’t have to take our word for it. Listen to Joan G. on Facebook: “Thank you SO MUCH to Rick, Aaron and the whole Camera Bar crew! Camera Bar is the place for all of your fine photographic needs…AND…for ALL of your (one stop!) HOLIDAY shopping!! All set for the holidays thanks to you!” and Beto R on Facebook: “I am visiting Hartford Connecticut and found Camera Bar. I am very surprised finding a full service camera store with very competitive prices (same prices as the big NY mail order guys). I was ready to order a lens and some stuff and decided to get it here. Thank you Aaron for your expert advise and professional service!