The best gloves for photographers in 2024

Best gloves for photographers

The best gloves for photographers need to do two things – keep you warm, and allow you to operate a camera. 

Big, wintry gardening gloves don't give you the dexterity needed to work a shutter release button or a settings dial, never mind a touchscreen. What you need is a pair of gloves that are well-insulated and warm – ideally windproof and waterproof, with a good grip – but also have touchscreen compatibility. 

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Jon Stapley

Jon spent years at IPC Media writing features, news, reviews and other photography content for publications such as Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera in both print and digital form. With his additional experience for outlets like Photomonitor, this makes Jon one of our go-to specialists when it comes to all aspects of photography, from cameras and action cameras to lenses and memory cards, flash diffusers and triggers, batteries and memory cards, selfie sticks and gimbals, and much more besides.  

An NCTJ-qualified journalist, he has also contributed to Shortlist, The Skinny, ThreeWeeks Edinburgh, The Guardian, Trusted Reviews, CreativeBLOQ, and probably quite a few others I’ve forgotten.