Do you give him a workshop so that he can learn the ropes and do his own black and white printing? Maybe you can surreptitiously capture him in a classic dad pose – at his desk, in his chair, in the shed – and frame it as a gift? Or grab some old family black and whites, and print them for him?
Workshop suggestion $295
Gift Certificate $125 (any amount)
Darkroom hire $20/hr ($15 for members)