Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day

In honour of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together the ultimate gift guide, with gear that will leave the mother figure in your life inspired and celebrated. If you’re an early shopper or last-minute mogul, here are 12 gift ideas for the photographer or photography loving mom to fit what you’re looking for! 

Mom’s Workspace

Is something missing from her home office? Upgrade the quality of her setup with higher quality images, consistent lighting, and superior sound! Having the right gear and accessories will make all the difference from presentations to virtual meetings. 

We suggest:

1) Tripod: Joby GorillaPod 3K Kit

This tripod can be configured for still photography, videography and vlogging however, can be as versatile for live streaming, virtual meetings, and presentation setups! Wrappable legs allow for your camera equipment to be secure on virtually any surface!

2) Microphone: Thronmax MDrill One Pro USB Mic Kit

Professional quality USB Mic for a flawless work from home setup. This beautiful and compact mic will have your audio clear, while canceling out any ambient or background noise

3) Lighting: Lume Cube Video Conference Light Kit

The simple solution for the optimal lighting for video conferencing and more! This video conferencing lighting kit will brighten up your workspace with powerful and adjustable LED lights including a softening diffuser, easy to control colour temperature and adapter cables to ensure you are looking your best every video call.

Looking for more work from home gift ideas for the special women in your life? Transform her virtual workspace with solutions for every budget, skill set, and use case to help her work and learn from home with ease and finesse!

Woman At Her Desk

Instant Memories 

With our wide variety of instant cameras, point and shoot cameras and printers, she’ll love nothing more than being able to hold on to lasting memories forever.  

1) Compact Photo Printer: Canon SELPHY CP1300

This compact photo printer is perfect for the at home set up, with the added convenience of printing quality photos instantly from your phone. Designed for compact on-the-go printing, capture your memories anywhere you go by connecting your computer, smartphone, memory card or USB drive for a super convenient way to print anytime!

2) Compact Camera: Canon PowerShot SX740HS

Capture precious moments anywhere, the Canon PowerShot is optimal for sharp and sturdy results, with multiple modes ideal for any shooting scene, from movies to dinners and more!

3) Instant Camera: Fujifilm Instax Mini 11

The Fujifilm Instax Mini is a fun and inexpensive way to capture memories and save them instantly. This budget friendly camera is the go-to for instantly shareable physical photos, with a vintage charm.

Be sure to check out Henry’s Photo Centre for personalized gifts!

Fujifilm Instax Mini

Level Up List: Gear and Camera

Has she had her eye on a special piece of gear? Now may be the time to make that dream a reality! Whether it’s a new camera, lens or kit, here are our suggestions for the perfect options for her:

1) Creator / Vlogger Camera: Sony Z-V1 

This camera is great for vlogging, content creation and sharing video, with minimal to no experience needed, capture great videos without any tricky setup

2) Camera Add-Ons: Sony Vlogger Accessory Kit

This versatile shooting grip can transform into a mini tripod can really be the tool to level up any mobile set up. Ideal for different types of content creation, vlogging, TikToks and travel and includes a 64GB SD Card.

3) Tripod: Vanguard Espod CX203AGH

This tripod could be the level up Mom is looking for! Ideal for photographers and videographers, this 3-section aluminum tripod is lightweight with quick flip leg locks and compact yet sturdy.

Ladies Hugging

On the Go: The Perfect Bag

You can never go wrong with a new bag! Second-to-none quality, sturdy construction and multiple compartments, a new bag could be the ideal gift to keep her gear secure and organized!

We suggest:

1) Sling Bag: Peak Design Everyday 3L

Wears as a stylish sling or hip bag, this is the smallest bag from Peak Design, also offered in 6L and 10L. This sleek design is the perfect low weight bag for on-the-go or everyday photo gear. Need something a little bigger? Try our different size ranges for various creative set ups. 

2) Top-Loading Bag: Lowepro Adventura TLZ 20 II

This bag is ideal for travel and day trips, with its practical features for every photographer. It’s compact and protective design makes sure your gear is safe for any journey.

3) Backpack: Vanguard Alta Rise 45

This backpack is the ultimate carrying case. Use for DSLR camera kits, lenses, flash, tripods and, if you’re lucky, there might even be room for snacks! When optimal storage is the goal, this intuitively designed bag ensures that every pocket, zipper, side flap, and strap align with its purpose providing ideal protection and practicality. 

Click here for more bag suggestions that are perfect for mom.

Dog In A Backpack

Last Minute Ideas, Gift Cards & Novelty 

And for last minute shoppers, you can never go wrong with a gift card! Whether you’re balling on a budget or cannot find the perfect gift, there is a wide range of specialty gifts under $30.

Put the focus on mom this Mother’s Day and celebrate her with gifts that shout thoughtful and fun!

Henry’s has long been known in the Canadian photographic industry as the source for the best and newest products, informed Imaging Experts, award-winning customer service and competitive pricing. Henry’s, competitive pricing since 1909 and has evolved into Canada’s largest independent photographic and digital retailer.

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