Aperture Priority

Everyone is a photographer. With smartphones, we all possess digital photo rolls that run thousands of images deep. Thanks to social media, we can be quick to share, as well. Together, this means a slew of accessories that actually aid camera phone captures. That said, nothing makes a photo better than understanding what goes into a good frame. Fortunately, there’s a beautiful history to tap …

BIPOC-Owned Businesses

Being thoughtful about where your money is being sent takes a little extra time, but can go a long way. When buying from Black-, Indigenous- and People Of Color-owned companies, you are addressing a reality and helping (even if it feels minute) to close the racial wealth gap, support local economies, and celebrate culture and community. It’s an act of optimism, enthusiasm and conviction—and determination …

Bookworms

From enthralling novels to informative tomes and inspiring bedtime stories, there’s nothing as alluring as a good book. This gift guide includes everything from magical realism to memoirs, classic literature, politics, poetry and beyond. Plus, there are photo-filled art and design books, travel guides and zines. Whether buying for kids or grown-ups, there are countless worlds to explore (as well as book-centric products) for the …