A Gift Guide For Amateur Photographers

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Let's face it - if there's a pro photographer in your life, they already know what they need, and what they want. But if you've got a loved one whose Instagram is starting to look a little more polished than usual (and it's not because they are stealing stock photos), these gifts might be just what they've been hoping for.

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LUMIX TZ90, $599

This pocket-sized LUMIX TZ90 is perfect for holiday getaways. Its powerful 30x zoom lens has a 20 megapixel sensor for crystal-clear image and video quality. The 4K Pre-burst mode captures those fleeting travel moments and selfie-enthusiasts will love the 180-degree tiltable monitor.


Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II, $599

Canon's PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a super-slim camera that fits easily into your pocket, as well as your bag. Ideal for those who love going on long road trips or exciting vacations. Light and easy, weighing just 206 grams, it delivers beautifully crisp and detailed shots, even in low-light. You can also pair your camera to your phone using Bluetooth for remote shooting, and snap the ultimate group shot.


HP Sprocket, $199

Make time with friends more memorable with instantly sharable 2 x 3-inch (5 x 7.6 cm) snapshots or stickers of every fun-filled moment. About the size of a mobile phone, this portable printer goes anywhere. Use the HP Sprocket App to quickly print your favorite social media photos. Give your prints a pop of personality with borders, emojis and more.

You don't need ink cartridges with ZINK Zero Ink technology - and there's Bluetooth connectivity, too.


Canon Selphy CP1300, $168

Share your photos instantly and on-the-go with Canon's newest mobile printer – the Selphy CP1300. Create photo-lab quality prints which accentuate the vivid colours and beautiful skin tones in your photos. The Selphy CP1300 is the perfect gift for those who love keeping printed copies of their photos.


Pelican Sport Elite Black Backpack, $299

This is a built-in, watertight, crushproof case that's great for travel. It is top-loading, fast access, TSA ready and fits under plane seats.


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