Photo Memories for Mother’s Day

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CAPTURING MEMORIES AND MOMENTS THIS MOTHER’S DAY

The gift of memories seems a perfect present to give this mother’s day. This selection of cameras will help your family capture moments and memories for years to come.

Whether your mum is bubbly and cheerful, tough and sporty, a lover of nature, creative, or always on the go, there’s a camera to suit her lifestyle and personality.

For the mum with the bubbly and cheerful personality

NIKON COOLPIX S2900 (image above)
Key features:
• 20.1 effective megapixels with NIKKOR lens performance of 5x optical zoom and 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom
• Slim profile of only about 19.8mm (0.8 in.)
• 8 Special Effects applicable during shooting, and 6 Quick effects that can be applied after
• Glamour retouch allows the application of “makeup” effects to people’s faces. A total of 12 glamorous effects are available
Price: (Body only) s$179
Colour options: purple, silver, red and black
For more information, please visit http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-compact-cameras/style/coolpix-s2900

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NIKON COOLPIX S3700

Key features:

• The Nikon COOLPIX S3700 offers 8x optical zoom using Dynamic Fine Zoom with 16x zooming capabilities
• Built in Wi-fi and NFC allows easier sharing of photos to smart devices
• The body of the Nikon COOLPIX S3700 features abundant use of aluminium allow for a refined finish

Price: (Body only) s$239

Colour options: pink, black, blue, red and silver

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-compact-cameras/style/coolpix-s3700

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NIKON COOLPIX S7000

Key features:

• The Nikon COOLPIX S7000 packs a powerful zoom with 20x optical zoom and 40x Dynamic Fine Zoom
• Powerful zoom packed into a slim profile of approximately 19.6mm/0.8in and weighing only about 161 g/ 5.7 oz
• Short start-up speed and pre-focus keeps your subject in focus all the time. The target AF recognises which subject is the intended subject
• 4-Axis Hybrid VR enables smooth recording of high-definition Full HD1080/60i

Price: (Body only) S$339

Colour options: silver, black and gold

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-compact-cameras/style/coolpix-s7000

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For the tough and sporty mum

NIKON AW130

Features:

• The AW120 is tough enough to be used in the most severe outdoor situations with waterproofing to a depth of 30m, shock-proofing that allows the cameras to withstand falls up to approximately 2.1m, cold-proofing to approximately -10°C, and optional attachable speedlight SB-N10 will let you take vivid underwater pictures.
• 5x optical zoom NIKKOR lens brings subjects closer whilst capturing distant subjects with 10x Dynamic Fine Zoom.
• World Map and GNSS automatically plots journey and at-a-glance display of data shows your location, water depth, compass and date/time
• 5-Axis Hybrid VR enables smooth recording of high-definition Full HD
1080/60i movies

Price: S$529

Colour options: orange, black, blue and camouflage

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-compact-cameras/all-weather/coolpix-aw130

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For the mum who loves connecting with nature

NIKON COOLPIX P610

Features:

• Built with 16.0 effective megapixels, the camera is also fitted with an EXPEED C2 image-processing engine that offers richer colours for truly stunning images
• The COOLPIX P610 provides extensive coverage from wide-angle to telephoto with a focal range equivalent to 24-1440 mm
• With optical zoom up to 1440 mm, Dynamic Fine Zoom taking you to 2880mm, and moreover digital zoom taking you up to 5760 mm, it’s possible to take faraway subjects that aren’t visible to the naked eye
• High-performance camera-shake compensation effectively reduces vibration that can cause blurry images, so images are crisp and clear even during handheld shooting at a high zoom ratio.

Price: S$689

Colour options: black and red

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-compact-cameras/performance/coolpix-p610

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For the creative mum

NIKON D5500

Features:

• Capture pictures that match reality with the DX-format CMOS image sensor delivering 24.2 effective megapixels, EXPEED 4 image-processing engine and NIKKOR lenses.
• D5500’s wide standard ISO range of 100 to 25600, combined with its noise-reduction function, allows you to keep shooting crisp, clean images.
• Keep lock on fact-moving objects using 39 focus points that cover a wide area of the frame. Choose from multiple AF-area modes depending on what you’re shooting: single-point AF, dynamic-area AF, 3D-tracking and auto-area AF.
• The Nikon D5500 has a high-speed continuous shooting rate of 5 frames per second (fps) with full AF performance
• Record all the action in high-quality full HD and at a frame rate of 60p

Price:S$1,229 – D5500 + 18-55mm VRII Kit (Black)

S$1,229 – D5500 + 18-140mm VRII Kit (Black)

Colour options: black

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/digital-slr-cameras/d5500

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For the busy mum who’s always on-the-go

NIKON 1 J4

Features:

• Thanks to a new Nikon CX-format CMOS sensor with 18.4 effective megapixels and high-speed readout, Nikon 1 J4 takes marvellous photos and full HD movies brimming with lifelike detail.
• The Nikon 1 J4 with the new 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-ZOOM provides a combination that’s excellent for shots around the house, out on the town or during your dream vacation.
• Weighing just 192g and with a slim 28.5mm profile the camera is so light and compact you can easily take it anywhere
• On the Nikon 1 J4 you’ll find the bright 7.5 cm (3-in.), approximately 1037k-dot, TFT LCD monitor ideal for composing shots and viewing results afterwards.

Price: Nikon 1 J4 with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm PD-ZOOM: SGD $709

Nikon 1 J4 with 1 NIKKOR VR 10-30mm PD-ZOOM and VR 30-110mm: SGD $969

Colour options: black, orange, silver and white

For more information, please visit
http://www.nikon.com.sg/en_SG/product/nikon-1/nikon-1-j4

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And last but not least in cameras….

Casio Singapore’s new EXILIM EX-ZR3500 features Bluetooth® Smart technology and an enhanced Make-Up Plus mode that allows users to take high-quality self-portraits and share them instantly with their loved ones via their smartphone.

In addition to the built-in Wifi capability of previous EXILIM digital cameras, the Bluetooth® Smart technology allows for constant connection between the camera and a smartphone via the EXILIM Connect application. Pictures will then be seamlessly and automatically transferred to the paired smartphone. Wireless connect is also maintained even when the camera is switched off, enabling the smartphone to control the camera remotely for ease of viewing and transferring photos.

This new EX-ZR3500 camera is available at all Casio authorised retailers at a suggested retail price of SGD$579.00.

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How about ‘photo studio’ for Mom…

 

Allow mum to take her prized photograph memories further with her own mobile ‘photo studio’ by printing her favourite snapshots within the comforts of her own home. Here’s introducing two of Epson’s photo printers from its award-winning L-Series Ink Tank System Printers that caters to photography enthusiasts mums:

· Epson L850 printer – the latest and first A4 6-colour ink tank system 3-in-one photo printer with an LCD screen from the L-Series range that wows with its vibrant printing quality and superior print speed (it can print a 4R photo in 12 seconds). The L850 also doubles up as a home office companion with its printing, scanning and copying functions, thus making it a perfect gift for mums who also work from home.

· Epson L1800 Photograph Ink Tank System Printer – An A3 photo printer that appeals to photography enthusiast mums with its high quality printout as well as greater cost savings with efficient print speeds at 45 seconds. The ideal gift for mums who want enjoy printing A3 posters/images of her favourite photographic shots.

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