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!

  • Claudia

    Canon 1Dx…hey, you said “wish.”

  • Michael Pera

    I’m hoping for an SB-700 to begin to experiment with off camera lighting

  • funkknight

    Look forward to some alienbees

  • Tbp

    A Nikon d800 would be nice

  • Ross Manning

    Go pro black edition. :)

  • SVM

    I wish the guy I like liked me as much as I like him. That, or a vacation all over Asia and Europe

  • Pentit

    Couple (four or three) of wheels for moving camera between point a and b

  • Robb Cyr

    Sekonic L-358 Flash Master Light Meter

  • Faye

    I’d be happy with a new tripod and a new job, though I imagine the latter would facilitate the former.

  • nmspt

    This christmas I wish for a new Bike!

  • Pookuti

    I want 10-24 lens for my sony slt

  • Amir

    My wish is to have an hasselblad medium frame full geared :)
    But let be realistic for a moment. i probably will want to have the Canon 5D III + 24-70 L ver 2 + 85 1.2 L. if my bank account will allow it.

  • Jordan McCullough

    If dreams come true, my wish list has a Leica M with Noctilux f/0.95.

  • darren wright

    got to say atm it’s a lensbaby effects kit…

  • Guest

    nice leica m8 with a couple rolls of film and a decent scanner

  • Paul Dowd

    nice leica m6 and a couple rolls of nice film

  • sebagr

    I’d like a Canon 5D Mark III Santa, please… If it’s only the body I’m just as happy :P

  • Alessandro Wilner

    A Nikkor 55-300mm lens.

  • William Ross

    I want the 645DF with an IQ160 and a Schneider 110 mm LS f/2.8. Yeah.

  • Gina Rothfels

    Olympus OM-D E-M5 with a Panasonic 8mm F3.5 fisheye lens.

  • SB

    Canon 5d mkiii………okay, I’ll settle for the 6d.

  • Paulo Nunes

    This giveaway package will do just fine!

  • The Wave

    A Nikon DSLR

  • Eric Albert

    Santa, bring me a D600!

  • Eric W Peterson

    Hoping for a full frame Canon.

  • Chris Hogan

    Nike Coca-Cola golf bag… not photo related, but will take a picture if I get it!

  • shidairyproduct

    I’d love a Sony a99 more than anything else for this holiday. It would be incredible!

  • Elizabeth Ewing

    Travel gear, because I desperately want to volunteer abroad and bring my media equipment with me!

  • Austin Danielek
  • Steven W.

    I’ve been sending my “Santa” request list for the last 5 years, I REALLY, I’ve been good, but apparently Santa doesn’t read Sand Script. My new – Top of the list would be Nikon D800 w/a couple of 2.8 lens’ maybe 24-70 and the 70-200mm.

  • Mulledthoughts

    I would love a good wide angle lens this year.

  • Chris

    I definitely need a camera backpack! So please Santa!

  • Ivan Losacco

    Nikon D600!

  • Felipe_Paredes

    dear santa… a d600 or at least a decent 50 fir my d3100, my series E is just sad.

  • CF

    A Leica Monochrom !

  • Zigmars Zilgalvis

    Canon 6D

  • Sruthi Vijayan

    A 24-70 2.8 and some luck ! Lucky draws hate me !

  • Jonas Van Bogaert

    18-55mm Fujinon lens for my X-Pro1 is highly at the top of my wish list

  • Ning Wong

    I’d love to get a new mac pro tower!!!

  • Noah Fence


  • Christos

    A camera backpack!

  • Abdelrahman Yehia El-Feky

    Canon 5D Mark III :)

  • Kerim Perdomo

    I dream with a Canon 50mm 1.2 L series lens and of course a Lowe Pro camera bag pack…to travel around the world…

  • Jason Oswald

    As far as camera gear goes, a Nikon 200mm f/2

  • Tanner Tate

    I’ll take a Canon EF 24-70 f/2.8L II

  • Hector Alfonso Gonzalez Ramire

    Id love to get a nikon 18-300 and a SB 910 for my event shooting, however I might just actually get the flash at this point

  • suhrid

    my wish for this holiday season is a visit to the uk, a box full ilford pan f 50 and a nikon 50/1.4 for my fm10.

  • Freddie

    A nikon D600 a nice upgrade from my D300 :)

  • Sally

    A new Mac, a new Canon, a great tripod that is not a boat anchor, and another kick butt printer with lots of ink and paper. So tired of buying ink. Oh, and lots of customers to buy my work. I am already blessed with the beauty of God’s creations to shoot.

  • Josh Waldroup

    I’d like a Macbook Pro.