INSTAX MINI 9 £59.99 from amazon.co.uk
THERE’S nothing like watching a printed photo come to life before your very eyes, and that’s exactly what you get with this little beauty. Fujifilm has created a tiny gem of modern technology with a retro twist – an instant camera for the Instagram generation.
CANON EOS 4000D WITH WITH 18-55MM F/3.5-5.6 LENS £299 from johnlewis.com
EVEN if your smartphone has a great camera, it can’t be as good as DSLR with a big lens and a big sensor. The 4000D is a great starter set-up if you want to take your photography further, offering 1080p Full HD video captuire, an 18MP sensor, built-in Wi-fi, an optical viewfinder, and a 2.7” LCD screen. BLOW THE BUDGET
LEICA D-LUX 7 £995 from leicastore-uk.co.uk
LEICA makes beautiful cameras that are capable of taking incredible images, but there’s a catch… you need to take out a second mortgage to buy one. Thanks to Leica’s collaboration with Panasonic, though, the German photography masters are able to sprinkle their magic on some more affordable units, like a D-lux 7.
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