Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas present season has officially arrived, and here at Whelan Cameras, we pride ourselves on having a spot-on gift idea for every person on your list.

Gifts for the Creative Kids

Fuji Instax Mini 11

The new Fuji instax mini 11 is the first entry model to feature the “Automatic Exposure” function, in which the camera automatically senses the level of ambient light when the shutter button is pressed, and optimizes the shutter speed and flash output according to the condition. It allows users to take photos optimally exposed to the main subject and the background in a variety of situations including a bright sunny day outdoors and a dark indoor condition at a restaurant or a party venue, producing high-quality instant photo prints on the spot.

Fuji Instax Mini Evo

Some only see the ordinary. Not you. And neither does the new Fujifilm Instax EVO Black EX D Hybrid Camera. Instead, this innovative, analog-style camera brings what you love to life. Every angle, in all the colours, with all the creative options.

DJI Osmo Mobile 6

Osmo Mobile 6 is an intelligent smartphone stabilizer packed with creative features. It's not only compact and easily foldable to fit in your palm, but also launches automatically once unfolded to capture shots at a moment's notice. Get dynamic angles and perfect selfies by using the built-in extension rod. A whole host of intelligent functions and guides are at your disposal.

Adventure-Ready Gifts for the Person Who Can't Wait to Get Outdoors

Shimoda Action X50 Starter Kit

The Shimoda Action X50 is our action sports workhorse. It’s designed for photographers who need to carry a lot of gear yet still be agile and part of the action. It features an adjustable harness to achieve a perfect fit, and removable belt to quickly streamline the bag for urban or event situations. A removable helmet holder, TPU ski compression straps and newly revised side-access system with YKK splashguard zippers round out the set of adventure-friendly features. Like all Action X series packs, it has a space efficient and expandable roll-top with quick access zipper. Finally, it delivers convenience to aggressive and time-sensitive action photography situations via its newly improved side camera access.

DJI Action 3

Push any adventure beyond the edge with DJI Osmo Action 3. It features a quick-release design for easy horizontal and vertical mounting, and full-color touchscreens on the front and rear for effortless control of parameters and playback. With additional breakthroughs in cold resistance, battery life, and waterproof capability, there's never been a better time to take action.

Benro Rhino Tripod

The Rhino Three Series Travel Tripod with VX30 Head from Benro combines a lightweight and versatile carbon fibre leg set with a dual panoramic ball head. With a reverse folding design, it is extremely portable and is equally suited for the studio, outdoors, and travel

Best Stocking Stuffers That Just Might Be Better Than the Big Gifts

Benro PP1 Table Tripod

Benro’s PocketPod can be used as a tabletop tripod as well as a handgrip for smartphones, GoPro or DSLR cameras. Small enough to fit in your pocket, the PocketPod is made of high quality plastic with non-slip rubber feet and an all metal ball. The integrated ball head allows camera positions from horizontal to vertical and can be securely locked in any position with a quick twist of the locking ring. Each leg has two grooves for a more comfortable and secure grip when using as a handgrip.

Caruba Lens Ball

With the Caruba Lensball you can take the most creative photos. This sphere of solid, transparent and 100% pure glass provides new perspectives for landscape photography, architectural photography and street photography. The lensball is ideal for bright and sharp reflections. 

3 Legged Thing L Bracket

Designed for photographers who want a simple L-bracket for DSLR or mirrorless camera to enable a seamless, effortless workflow between portrait and landscape.

Nitecore LED Panel & Powerbank

The Nitecore SCL10 Smart Camera Light & Power Bank is a multifunctional and portable video light specially designed for photography and video applications. The video light is color temperature adjustable from 2500K to 6300K and has a built-in 10,000mAh Li-Po power bank with QC3.0 and PD.

Gifts for the Social Media Star in Your Life

Nikon Z30 camera and lens

Small, capable, and super-simple to use, the Z 30 mirrorless camera is for anyone who wants to move beyond a smartphone and create better-looking, better-sounding vlogs—plus keep photo feeds engaging with richly detailed stills.

Sony ZV-E10 camera and lens

The new interchangeable-lens vlog camera Sony ZV-E10L - designed for vlogging - gives you next level 4K video quality and Full HD 120p slow motion while remaining easy to use. It packs intuitive features and a vari-angle screen, making it a perfect addditon to your content creation camera kit, and for all types of vlogs. With a directional microphone included, clearly capture your voice while recording. Compact and lightweight, the Sony ZV-E10L includes a versatile 1650mm kit lens and endless creative options with more than 60 compatible Sony lenses.

Rode NT-USB Mini

The NT-USB Mini brings the pristine sound quality of RØDE’s world-class studio mics to a compact, easy-to-use desktop USB microphone. Designed to deliver crystal-clear, professional-sounding audio direct to a computer or tablet, it’s the perfect microphone for gamers, podcasters, musicians, streamers, business professionals and content creators who want to be heard in full definition.

Gifts for Mom and Dad that will make you their favourite kid

Canon EOS M50 Mark II

If you’re a content creator, the EOS M50 Mark II is a perfect smartphone alternative, with new ways to connect with your audience and vastly improved with image quality. This small vlogging camera shoots professional-looking photos and movies with shallow depth of field and great low-light performance. Add a versatile EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lens to tackle all kinds of subjects with a single lens.

GPO Passion ED 10x32

The PASSION™ ED 10x 32mm binoculars are GPO's most compact and lightweight binoculars and are a perfect entry-level model in a world of high-quality observation optics with an unbeatable price-performance ratio. The slim and ergonomic design is combined with the use of high-quality materials. The housing is made of magnesium. Thanks to the ED lenses, multi-coatings and matched optics, the binoculars offer a large field of view, high edge-to-edge sharpness and transmission values, and a shorter short focus. Its robustness and optical performance make the binoculars unique in their class. You will not find comparable binoculars in this price range.

Canon Selphy CP1300 Photo Printer

Enjoy superfast high-quality 6x4 photo prints from compatible smart devices – anytime, anywhere. Small, elegant and effortlessly portable, this Wi-Fi photo printer makes it easy for anyone to quickly create and share unique printed photos. A wide range of photo layout and 'shuffle' options includes photo booth strips and ID printing. Use Party Shuffle and the Canon PRINT app to create collages that mix images from multiple smartphones. 

Cool Gifts that will make the Wildlife Enthusiast’s Day Brighter

Bushnell Prime Trail Cam

Bushnell's new Prime Camera is engineered for proven results without the sticker shock. It features a straight forward set-up, easy to navigate menu and the same quality you've come to expect from a Bushnell Camera. 36 low glow LEDs give you consistent illumination, with 24 mega pixels for crystal clear images no matter the time of day. The Prime is made for the demanding hunter who wants a reliable camera without the extra fluff.

Hawke 10x25 Monocular

Endurance models benefit from our System H5 optics. ED glass is utilised to reduce colour fringing. The Fully Multi-Coated lenses provide high resolution images which ensure no details are lost when viewing at distances down to 5m.

Effortless focusing and impressive depth of field makes these binoculars quick and easy to use. Water and fog proof with a high grip rubber coated body, Endurance is designed to battle the elements.

Hawke Spotting Scope

When a set of binoculars just won't do the job. A spotting scope could be the perfect accessory, offering much futher reach, the spotting scope is ideal for birding and checking out what is coming over the horizon.

Legitimately Cool Gifts to Get Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend This Year

DJI Mini 3 Pro with DJI Remote Control

The mini-sized, mega-capable DJI Mini 3 Pro is just as powerful as it is portable. Weighing less than 249 g and with upgraded safety features, it's not only regulation-friendly, it's also the safest in its series.

Rode Wireless GO II microphone

The Wireless GO II takes wireless versatility to new heights. Featuring a 3.5mm TRS analog output for plugging into cameras, plus a digital audio output via USB-C for plugging into smartphones, tablets and computers, it is perfect for content creation, filmmaking, on-camera or on-stage presentations, vlogging, YouTubing, livestreaming and more.

Sony ZV-1F vlogging camera

The ZV-1F is designed to be your first vlog camera. From social media to YouTube video, you can elevate your vlogging easily with great image and audio quality.

With the ZV-1F, you can truly capture it all – a group selfie along with an expansive view of the background scenery. with the camera’s ultra-wide-angle 20 mm lens that  captures a wider field of view than the human visual field.

Look your best regardless of where you’re shooting. The ZV-1F automatically adjusts the brightness to light your face even in situations where the brightness changes, such as when backlit or entering a room.