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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Is your mum a thrill-seeking adventurer or a stylish socialite? This Mother’s Day, whether you’ll be bushwalking or brunching, use our comprehensive guide to select the perfect gift. Whatever your mum’s style or skill-level, we have the perfect present for her.


1. The Social Butterfly – SELPHY CP1300

Perfect for… The mum who is the life of the party! She’s always inviting over friends and family and is happiest when surrounded by loved ones. It’s little surprise she’s the one that takes the best group photos.

Enjoy ultra-fast printing with superb quality. Print directly from your smartphone via the AirPrint and Wi-Fi features, or simply pop your SD card out of your camera and slot it directly into the printer for seamless printing. This is the perfect gift for social types who enjoy photographing friends and family at parties and gatherings. Now they can print off their best shots to share with everyone before heading home.

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2. The Mum On-The-Go – Mini Photo Printer

Perfect for… If your mum is always on the move, running from kids’ soccer games to her weekly book club, give her a pocket-sized printer so she can snap and print her life in an instant. With a full creative suite of frames, emojis, filters, text and stickers, she can create an instant featuring the team’s winning score or her friend’s favourite quote!

The pocketable Mini Photo Printer is the smallest printer Canon has ever produced. Print photos of your most treasured experiences in seconds, direct from smart phones or tablets via Bluetooth connectivity. The pocket-sized printer works with Canon’s Mini Print app. No ink is required as it uses zero-ink (ZINK) photo paper which is smudge-free and water-resistant, with a peel-and-stick back that makes it great for creating stickers.

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3. The Social Media Addict – EOS 200D Mark II

Perfect for… Whether your mum has three fans or a following of over six figures, this device can capture all her social media-worthy moments. With skin smoothing tools, background blurring and 4K video capabilities, she can post about her life on every platform, from Instagram to YouTube.

The EOS 200D Mark II is a stylish and lightweight DSLR camera packed with powerful but easy-to-use features. Much of the innovative technology and functions featured on this camera can also be found on some of Canon’s professional DSLRs. The EOS 200D Mark II is the perfect camera for the aspiring photographer and those taking their first steps into the realm of DSLR photography and videography.

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4. The Jet-Setter – PowerShot SX740 HS

Perfect for… Whether it’s a business trip to Paris or a family road trip down the coast, this mum is an avid traveller. She always has her bag packed and passport ready and wants full Canon quality in a pocket-sized package wherever she goes.

The PowerShot SX740 HS is an advanced compact, easy to use camera packed with advanced but intuitive features. Record the most treasured moments, places and people in your life with full Canon quality photographs, 4K video and time-lapses. It even boasts the ability to crop still images from 4K movies after filming, so there is no need to decide between videos and photographs. An ideal gift for budding photographers and travellers who want to capture the magic of everyday.

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5. The Adventurer – Powershot G1 X Mark III

Perfect for… If your mum would rather be white-water rafting than… well, anything else. Give her a gift that can keep pace with her adventures, with DSLR performance in a compact body, plus weather sealing for durable performance in challenging conditions.

This camera not only feels good to use, but its features enable a familiar DSLR level of instinctiveness and control, alongside the ability to customise it. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III comprises a central, built-in Electronic Viewfinder (EVF), which has been optimised to deliver a high-resolution view via a 2.36 million dot Organic EL display.

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6. The Documentary Maker – EOS M50

Perfect for… Your mum has a cinematic eye, spotting the perfect opportunity for a home-movie, whether on holiday or in the family room. Whether it’s a wave breaking in Bali or her grandson’s first steps, the 4K capabilities of this camera allow her to capture the moment, no matter how quickly it happens.

This light, compact and capable mirrorless camera features a powerful 24.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, as well as a large electronic viewfinder for an intuitive shooting experience. What's more, the rotating vari-angle screen features touch and drag autofocus, offering an intuitive creative experience that even beginner vloggers will find easy to use. The EOS M50 is compatible with the full range of Canon EF-M mirrorless lenses, as well as 80 Canon EF/EF-S lenses via an adaptor, making it perfect for getting creative with interchangeable lenses.

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7. The Amateur Artist – EOS M100

Perfect for… Your mum has an interest in all things photography but needs something that’s easy to use that can grow with her talent. Featuring a range of smart shooting modes, this camera will have her selling prints to a gallery in no time.

The EOS M100 is a light-weight, fun and easy to use mirrorless camera for taking photos and videos on the go. The EOS M100 is compatible with the full range of Canon EF-M mirrorless lenses plus over 80 EF and EF-S lenses via an adaptor, making it perfect for those looking to broaden their skills in interchangeable lens photography.

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8. Minimalist Mum – PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Perfect for… Her home is free from clutter, she’s always writing lists and her wardrobe is colour-coded. For the mum who is a minimalist style icon, the PowerShot G9 X Mark II is a super-slim camera that delivers amazing performance in a streamlined design.

The G9 X Mark II fits easily into a bag or pocket for those spur-of-the-moment shots. Ideal for those on-the-go who love taking photos and want to upgrade from their regular smartphone cameras.

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9. The Creative Mum – EOS RP

Perfect for… Your mum has the artistic eye and looks at life from a unique perspective. From original portraits of family members to capturing gorgeous landscapes, this new camera lets her explore her creativity.

With a 26-megapixel full frame CMOS sensor amongst a whole host of unique, new features, the EOS RP is a great choice for beginners and professionals alike. With camera control like you’ve never seen it before, users are able to find new creative angles and lock focus intuitively.

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10. The Mum Who Loves to Learn – Canon Collective

Perfect for… She’s always listening to a new podcast or reading the latest non-fiction book. For the mum who loves learning, give the gift of an event or workshop so she can develop new skills to get the most out of her new Canon camera.

Ready to learn how to get the most out of your camera? Across Australia, some of Canon's best photographers host events and workshops, bringing together knowledge, gear, and inspiration for beginner, intermediate and advanced photography enthusiasts.

Find out more about Canon Collective

All cameras are supported by Camera Assist and can be utilised by Canon Connect app.

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