Looking for inspiration for this year’s Christmas shopping? We’ve made this blog to try help with some suggestions of what to get your loved ones this holiday season.
Whether you are buying for a budding photographer, or an already experienced photographer, then we have something for you here at the Galway Camera Shop.
We are the only family run specialist photographic store in the west of Ireland. Operating since the late 70’s we are conveniently located on 1 William St, Galway, and have had our new online store recently launched.
Our second blog of the festive season concentrates on suggestions for the Fujifilm Instax range for Christmas 2023.
As seen on the RTE Late Late Toy Show, the range of Fujifilm Instax Instant cameras, printers and accessories are a fun and affordable way to capture your memories. They're perfect for special occasions, and watching the photos come alive is a magical process. You can products in the Instax range in various colours and designs, making them easy to personalize. Plus, they make great gifts. With such an excellent ranger of choice we are bound to have something to cater for everyone’s tastes!
The Fujifilm Instax range of products can be broken down into “mini”, “square” and “wide”. These terms all refer to the size of photo the camera or printer will produce. In each of these 3 terms there is a variety of choice of cameras, printers, cases, and film etc..
At the Galway Camera Shop we stock the widest range of Instax products in the west of Ireland. We have broken down this blog into Cameras, Printers, Accessories and have links for each product mentioned so as to be able to access further information on any product that you are interested in.
- Fujifilm Instax Mini range Products
- The Fujifilm Instax Mini 12 Camera
The Fujifilm Instax Mini 12's easy one-button operation, handy selfie mirror, and compatibility with quality Instax Mini film make it the best entry-level instant film camera. The Mini 12 comes in 5 fun colours, accessory kits are also available as well as a larger variety of Fujifilm Instax Mini films.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini 12:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini 12 Accessory kits:
Link here for Fujifilm instax Mini films:
- The Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 Camera:
By taking the foolproof functions of the Instax Mini 11 and adding a healthy dose of retro styling, the Mini 40 is sure to appeal to both newcomers and existing fans of instant film. Auto exposure and variable shutter speed help cut down on user error, meaning more shots come out how you intended, and the selfie mode adds flexibility – even if the results aren't a major improvement over the standard shooting mode. Also available is the vintage style Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 camera case as well as the full range of Instax Mini Films.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini 40:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini 40 Camera Case:
- The Fujifilm Instax Mini Li-Play Hybrid Cameras
The Fujifilm instax mini LiPlay is a refreshingly compact hybrid camera and works great as a standalone package or paired to a phone using Bluetooth or wi-fi.
It’s called a hybrid camera as it comes with a LCD screen on the back of the camera. This allows you the opportunity to decide if you would like to print your photo or not. It comes with in built photo editing and filters to allow you to get more creative with your instant photography.
There is a micro sd card slot so you can expand the cameras memory and re-print some of your favourite photos again and again. The Fujifilm Instax Mini Li-Play also has Bluetooth and wi-fi capabilities allowing you to send photos to your smartphone or send a photo from your smartphone to your camera and it becomes a printer. The Instax Mini Li-Play can take a Fujifilm instax Mini film cartridge and be used as a traditional instant camera.
The Li-Play also comes with a rechargeable battery
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini Li-Play:
- The Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo Hybrid Cameras
The most comprehensive product in the Instax range is the Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo hybrid instant camera.
The Mini Evo has a slick retro design and comes in black and silver or brown and silver. The Mini Evo also has a digital screen on the back of the camera. Its lens is more improved than the Mini Li-Play. The Instax Mini Evo also has Bluetooth and wi-fi capabilities for linking with a smartphone device. This hybrid camera comes with a slot for a micro sd card, takes a rechargeable battery and can take a Fujifilm Instax Mini film cartridge. The Mini Evo has more in built editing features than the Mini Li-Play and can take cool multiple exposure shots. Also available is the Fujifilm Instax Mini Evo camera case.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini Evo:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini Evo camera case:
- The Fujifim Instax Pal
The Fujifim Instax Pal is a cute tiny camera that can be placed in tiny spaces and triggered remotely. Available in 6 colours the Pal and its cuteness will make someone smile and adds fun to their lives. It can connect to any of the Fujifilm Instax Link Printers and to a smartphone device.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Pal:
- Fujifim Instax Mini Link 2 Printers:
The Link 2 is the latest addition to Fujifilm’s instant range, a printer that uses the mini film format and spits out your prints within a minute. You print, you wait, and eventually your image appears. It’s reassuringly old-school.
This printer is small and elegant. The Mini Link 2 has Bluetooth and wi-fi capabilities and connects to smartphones. It comes with the new motion control features allowing you to draw on your photos
The Fujifilm Instax Mini Link 2 has an elegant design in Soft Pink, Clay White and Space Blue.
Various creative modes for adding your personality. The Mini Link 2 printers are designed to print Fujifilm Instax Mini Film cartridges.
The Instax Mini Link 2 printer will also connect to the brand new Fujifilm Instax Pal camera.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Mini Link 2 Printers:
- Fujifilm Instax Square range Products
- The Fujifilm Instax SQ 1 cameras
Designed to turn heads, the SQUARE SQ1 embraces simplicity via function and design, to effortlessly produce atmospheric square photos that give you more of what you want in every shot. More fun. More friends. More potential.
The Instax SQ1 Instant cameras are stylish, easy to use auto focus ,auto exposure and will produce square format instant photos. They come in 3 stylish colours: terracotta, clay white, and glacier blue. Also available are the Fujifilm Instax SQ1 camera cases and the full range of Fujifilm Instax Square Film.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax SQ1 Cameras:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax SQ1 camera cases:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Square film:
- The Fujifilm instax SQ40 Camera:
Spark unique moments of creativity with the INSTAX SQUARE SQ40 - an eternally chic instant camera that looks as good as it shoots. The instax SQ40 is a nice addition to the instax family, bringing fully-automatic simplicity and fun. This camera takes the Fujifilm Instax Square range of film.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax SQ40 Cameras:
- The Fujifilm instax Link Square Printer:
First came the SQUARE print, and then came the magic - augmented reality wizardry to be precise. Bringing your physical prints to life with special effects hidden behind QR codes, activated by smartphones.
But that’s not all. Through the SQUARE Link app, you can send personalised images via INSTAX Connect to fellow SQUARE Link app users. Simply decorate with sketches, filters and even stickers, ready for them to print. How will you expand your SQUARE?
The Fujifilm Instax Square Link has an elegant design in Ash white, or Midnight Green.
The Instax Square Link printers will also connect to the brand new Fujifilm Instax Pal camera.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Link Square Printers:
- Fujifilm Instax Wide range Products
- The Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 cameras
The main appeal of the Fujifilm Instant Wide 300 camera is prints twice as wide as the credit card-sized alternatives output by the standard Fuji Instax 'mini' cameras in the range
The Fujifilm Instax Wide 300’s easy one-button operation, handy selfie mirror, and compatibility with quality Instax Wide film make it an excellent entry-level instant film camera. The Wide 300 comes in 2 colours, black and toffee. This is the ideal instant camera for someone to make a bigger impression with a larger format photo.
Also available is the Fujifilm Instax Wide 300 camera bag and the full range of Fujifilm Instax Wide film.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Wide 300 Cameras:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Wide 300 Camera bag:
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Wide Film:
- The Fujifilm Instax Wide Link Printers:
The Wide link printers come with the same features As the Square Link Printers. The big difference is they take the Instax Wide film allowing you a larger picture size to really showcase your creativity. They come in Ash White or Mocha Grey.
Link here for the Fujifilm instax Link Wide Printers:
We hope this blog has been of some help. If you have any further queries then feel free to contact us on our websites contact page or call into us in Galway.
Have a merry Christmas from the Galway camera shop.