For the purposes of this post, we're going to assume that the friend, family member or loved one on your gift list already has camera, lens and a general purpose tripod (although more is always better!). With those items covered, below are a few items that can help augment just about any photographer's kit (even your own, if Santa leaves a bit of cash under the tree).
General Photography Accessories
The following tools are designed to augment a photographer's creative possibilities, protect his/her gear or simply make the life of being a photographer easier.
At its core, photography is all about capturing light. Being able to add light to or modify the existing light in a scene allows for the ultimate means of creative expression.
Do you have any suggestions for accessories that we failed to mention? Let us know in the comments.