The Best Photography Gifts for Adventurers

14 December 2023

Coming up with gift ideas for photography-loving adventurers doesn’t have to be an adventure in itself. Sometimes the adrenaline-seeking outdoor types can seem a little hard to understand - let alone buy presents for!

Thankfully, the team at Ted’s Cameras love a bit of adventure themselves - and we’re here to provide you with our top choices of the best gifts for adventurers.

GoPro Hero 12 Black

There’s a very good reason why GoPros are the most well-known action cameras. A trailblazer in its field, the GoPro Hero 12 Black is the latest addition to arguably the number one adventure camera series of all time. Keeping the same overall design aesthetic as previous models, this compact action camera has a host of new features that will make it a worthy upgrade and an exciting entry point for action lovers.

The exceptional quality of the GoPro Hero 12 is what sets it apart. This newest GoPro model can capture 5.3K60p videos, with Full HD120p and 2.7K240p options also available. It will be your best ally to produce eye-catching 8x slow-motion video to be captured easily. The upgraded HyperSmooth 6.0 stabilisation system from GoPro keeps your footage smooth and seamless, even in extreme video recording situations.

Perfect for content creation, the GoPro Hero 12 captures premium audio quality and can connect to wireless headphones and microphone devices to enhance your audio even further. With the GoPro Quik App, edit and fine-tune your footage to get it social media ready.

Couple that with a rugged, shockproof and 10M waterproof body, and you’ve got yourself the perfect action camera. Need we say more?

DJI Action 3

Using the power of magnets to make swapping mounts fast and easy, the DJI Action 3 will always be able to find the best position to capture all of your most exhilarating moments. Featuring RockSteady 3.0 Image Stabilisation to smooth out even the roughest of adventures, the DJI Action 3 combines horizon levelling for a touch of class and professionalism to your results.

The DJI Action 3 is no pushover when it comes to photographic capabilities. Featuring a wide-angle lens at the front, with a 155-degree field of view, adventurers can record up to 4K 120FPS resolution, as well as high-quality 12MP RAW stills. When you combine that with an improved 16m waterproof resistance, a dust and crush-proof build, and increased battery life, it’s a powerful action camera that won’t back down.

OM System TG-7

Meet the OM System TG-7, a powerhouse in the world of rugged and waterproof digital cameras. Your new adventure companion, this compact camera is built tough. It’s waterproof up to 15m, shockproof at 2.1m, freeze-proof at -10°C, and crushproof up to 100kg. But this tough camera is not just about durability; it delivers stunning 12MP stills and 4K videos, even in challenging underwater conditions, with its 4x optical zoom and f2.0 aperture.

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Unlocking a world of possibilities with your adventure photography, the focus stacking mode creates images with remarkable depth of field, while the camera's versatile features include vertical video for easy social media sharing, pro capture mode for high-speed sequential shots, interval shooting, and a built-in time-lapse movie option. The OM System TG-7 is your trusty sidekick, ready to capture the excitement of your adventures with durability and creative flair.

Bushnell 10x42 H2O Waterproof Binoculars

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If you spend vast amounts of time by or on the water, these Bushnell 10x42 H2O Waterproof Binoculars are the best binoculars for you. These waterproof binoculars provide a crisp and clear view of your surroundings, thanks to their Bak-4 roof prism design and the multi-layer coating which the lenses have been coated with.

Complete with non-slip rubber armouring, you can rest assured that these resistant binoculars will stand the test of time and resist minor shocks They are the perfect binoculars for exploring, and adventure seekers will love this versatile companion!

Celestron Landscout 8x21

The Celestron Landscout 8x21 is a lightweight and compact pair of binoculars that won’t strain your neck in between sights. Boasting 8x Magnification and a 7.4-degree angular field of view, these binoculars make it easy to take in all manner of sights with minimal effort on your part.

These Celestron Binoculars feature an armour-protected chassis and water-resistant qualities, making them ideal for treks into the great unknown. Thanks to the use of K9 glass and advanced coatings, users are provided with a clear and detailed view of their surroundings, in a wide range of lighting conditions.

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Ricoh WG-6

The Ricoh WG-6 is a rugged and powerful waterproof camera that is the perfect gift for the adventurer in your life, particularly if you'd like to live vicariously through them; this camera can produce stunning 20MP stills and 4K resolution video that you can playback in the comfort of your own home!

Its rugged features stack up against the best, being waterproof to 20m, as well as shock, crush, dust and freeze-proof - it is safe to take this camera adventuring in the harshest of conditions.

The Ricoh WG-6 has been equipped with a range of features and functions that help you get the best shot no matter the subject, from a versatile 5x optical zoom range to the built-in LED lights around the lens that help illuminate close-ups and underwater shots alike. Modern content creators will enjoy the fact that this camera can function as a webcam, simply by connecting the camera to your computer via USB.

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Give a gift that's as adventurous as they are

Surprise your favourite adventure enthusiast with a gift that’s as practical as it is inspiring. Any free-spirited wanderer will love documenting their time in nature with high quality, rugged camera gear that performs well in all conditions and during all activities. 

Browse our cameras and binoculars online today, or adventure into your local Ted’s Cameras store!

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