Win a Joby Strap, GorillaPod, Ballhead, and Camera Backpack Worth $550

Update: This giveaway is now over. The winner was randomly selected and announced below.

It’s giveaway time! With the holiday season just around the corner, we have a great prize package that’s sure to bring some photographic cheer to one lucky reader. We’re giving away a Joby UltraFit Sling Strap (your choice of the men’s and women’s versions), a GorillaPod Focus with Ballhead X, and a Lowepro Rover Pro 45L AW camera backpack. The total value of this package comes out to $550.

To enter this giveaway, all you need to do is:

Tell us the item that’s at the top of your wish list this holiday season

Simply leave a comment with your answer, and you’ll be entered in the contest! Be sure that your comment includes some kind of way for us to contact you in the case that you do win (e.g. anonymous comments should be posted with a valid email address).

This contest is open to international readers as well, and will end Friday, November 23, 2012. We’ll randomly pick a winner using and update this post. Good luck!

Update: This giveaway is now over. We received 2151 entries overall. The randomly selected winner is…

#1495: Russell Apple

a new flash!

Congratulations! Please email [email protected] to claim your prize (we’re contacting you as well).

Thanks to everyone who entered! Please stay tuned for more awesome giveaways!

A big thanks to Joby and Lowepro for providing the prize for this giveaway!

  • Vidya Putra

    i dream for nikkor 18-200mm lense, to replace my sigma 18-200 lense (its not sharp enough :)

  • Enrique Silva

    A mirrorless camera which should be as fast as my DSLR and a Gorrillapod Focus + ballhead.

  • Gabriel Serna

    I wish for all the people that got screwed over by not having flood insurance in Hurricane Sandy still get some help, ooh and a Black Magic Cinema camera :)

  • Stanislav

    Canon 5DMkII would be nice, but won’t reject MkIII :-)

  • anonymous

    I would love to have a Sigma 35/1.4 if the reviews are good. Otherwise, a Canon 100/2.8L macro.

  • Trần Minh Hoài

    Nikon D800, wow, it’s my dream full-frame camera :P

  • Rahul Jain

    I love to win a Canon DSLR too!

  • patrick dinneen

    Top of my list is a Pentax K-5. hopefully upgrade from my K-7.

  • Alexandros Giovanis

    My wish is to come up with a nikon D600 and probably a backpack… Rover pro 45 L AW here i come..

  • Eu Gene Udjinn

    Sony RX1!!

  • Filoumino

    I would love to go full-frame, finally! I hope my wish will come true!

  • Goran

    Some fisheyed monster with plenty of light :)

  • Lauren

    A Nexus 7 is at the top of my wish list!

  • Marta

    Top of my wishlist is a job for my boyfriend in my town, so we can finally live together :)
    Also a fisheye lens would be great :)

  • Vangelis

    I would like a wide angle lens for my D90, a good set of professional filters, a steady tripod, a monitor 27″, a new pc to process photos and a good colorimeter..

  • George

    I really like that backpack, but I’m hoping for a Canon Speedlite 270EX II Flash. I’m dreaming about the new Sigma 340101 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Lens.

  • Corey Templeton

    A D800 would be pretty high on my list!

  • Jonathan Soucy

    Canon 5dmkIII for sure

  • Pat

    A new fisheye lens

  • James

    All I want for Christmas is a Nikon D600, hopefully without too much dust on the censor!!

  • Simon Blais

    The D800 is at the top of my list.

  • Charls FosterWhite

    At the top of my list is a panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 for my Olympus OM D E5 MFT camera. Need that fast lens .

  • Catalin Cristea

    I wish Santa brings me a tamron 70-200mm f2.8

  • Uri

    a new nikon 70-200mm…

  • Chris

    I would love to do a driver training to become a better and more safe driver. =)

  • LukaszMajewski

    Dear Santa!!!!! Of course the Large format camera (9,5 x 11″) for Collodium process :-D I already have all chemistry, but no camera :-)) Thx Santa :-)

  • Jacky Fung

    a 24mm f2.8 Nikon lens or just a new lens!

  • TexMetz

    I’d love a Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS II under my tree…

  • SFsolaris

    My dream Christmas present would be around the world flight ticket and some good Canon 5D M3 with it.

  • Carl Gårdner

    Please Santa, I would love a Nikon Nikkor 85/1,8 for Christmas, I’ve been so good all Year!

  • GeorgoPixels

    Samyang 14mm 2.8 sounds cool.

  • Till Havis

    Top wish; To get home and spend time with my family, I’ve been away a lot this year, and like the ad says some things in life money just cant buy.

  • Thomas

    A new camera body is on the top of my wish list for more than 2 years now… Will certainly end-up buying a new bad though

  • Anthony

    I’ve been wanting that Lowepro Rover backback for a while now!

  • Jesse

    I’d really like to get a Sony Nex-6.

  • Zoli

    The Top of my wish list is a new Oly OM-D…

  • George Wheelhouse

    What I’d like most this Christmas is a better wide-angle lens. Maybe the Nikon 16-35mm VR. Looks good to me.

  • brob

    a new macro lens!

  • Akshay

    The Canon 5DMKII is on the top at this moment.

  • Wilson Cheah

    My wish list would be :
    1. Manfrotto Carbon Fibre ( Any Range)

    2. Nikkor 85mm 1.8

    3. Nikkor 24-70 2.8

    that would be my wishlisttt for this yearrrrr!

  • pm

    A macro lens!

  • Josh

    Some incredible ideas that allow me to pass my degree in Photography! Plus a portable outdoor lighting kit.

  • p5harma

    A healthy baby!

  • Aaron Chen

    An M Monochrom! Realistically, I could actually use a new backpack.

  • Jānis Kormis

    I would like to have 50mm 1.4 lens for my nikon.

  • Chris ClearImages

    I Have almost everything I need!!! I would just love to document my visit with my family this christmas with a nice new bag and gorilla pod for timed self portraits! Huge props Petapixel!

  • Emma Cottam

    I’d wish for a copy of LR4 and PS CS6 and a lovely person to teach me how to use them like a Pro! ;-)

  • Willie Ha

    At the top of my wishlist is a tripod. I’ve really gotten interested in photography in the last year and I’ve really been lusting for some equipment.

  • Kishore Nagarigari

    5D MkIII with 35mm would be awesome!

  • Billy Mitchell

    A canon 5d is at the top of my wish list again this year. Hopefully Santa will not find out about a few transgressions here and there.