With mothers day quickly approaching, it’s time to celebrate all the mothers out there who constantly support, love and inspire us to be better. What better way to show how much you care than with a little something to show your appreciation. If you’re like me, you’re probably struggling to think of the perfect gift for mom. Flowers are always a good choice but what about something that will last for many mothers days to come? Here are 8 great gift ideas for the photography loving mother figure in your life- under $100:

1. Fujifilm Instax Mini

The Fujifilm Instax Mini throws it back to the polaroid days. Small and easy to pack along, this little camera is great for capturing fun and silly moments with the family. This camera takes automatic photos so no need to worry about what settings to use. Coming in a bunch of different colours, the Fujifilm Instax Mini is the perfect gift for any photography loving mom out there.1 (3).jpg


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2. Kattee Canvas and Leather DSLR Shoulder Bag

The Kattee camera bag is the perfect item for moms who love some multi purpose capabilities. This bag will comfortably hold a DSLR camera plus two lenses in the main compartment; still leaving room for extra goodies in the surrounding pockets. Not in the mood to fill it with gear? Take out the inserts and it converts into a regular day use bag. It’s a great and stylish camera bag that doubles as a day bag. For the price and quality of this bag, you can’t go wrong with this perfect gift for mom.81CRCNoyzbL._SL1500_Kattee Canvas and Leather Camera Bag on Amazon: $66.99 – Buy Now

3. Comfortable Scarf Camera Neck Strap

Nothing’s worse than an abrasive and stiff camera strap. Give your moms neck the gift of a little TLC with these incredibly soft and comfortable scarf camera straps. These camera straps come in a bunch of unique designs to best fit your moms own style. All of these scarf camera straps are designed to work perfectly with any camera brand on the market. Now go pick the perfect scarf camera strap to get your mom some added street cred.


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4. Smart Phone Camera Lenses 

I know there are plenty of moms out there who love shooting some of that #iphoneonly type action. Of course not everyone uses iPhones, and that’s why these smartphone lenses are perfect. They are universal to any smart phone, tablet, or even laptop! These camera lenses by CamKix come with an ultra wide-angle, telephoto, and polarizing lens that simply clip onto any smart device.. Mom will never miss a moment with these easy to use smart phone camera lenses.


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5. The Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan

If your mom loves taking photos on her DSLR but doesn’t know how to take them to the next level, here’s the answer. The Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan includes everything mom needs to start making her photos look more professional with these desktop and mobile photo editing apps. This may just be the perfect next step in your moms photography journey. Be sure to utilize the one month free trial to get the most of your plan!


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6. Flexible Camera Tripod

Whether your mom takes photos with a DSLR, smart phone, gopro, you name it, this is the perfect accessory for her. This lightweight flexible tripod is great to carry on the go and makes capturing photos and videos a whole lot easier. The flexible legs allow this tripod to stand securely in nearly any situation. Now mom can finally take hands free photos and videos with ease!


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7. Camera Lens Coffee Mug

If your mom is a coffee connoisseur, then this may be the best gift of all. This travel mug looks exactly like a camera lens and is a great gift to make people look twice. I have one of these myself and I absolutely love it. Not only is it a great travel mug,  it’s also the only mug sure to get a few compliments.


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8. Canon Ivy Wireless Colour Photo Printer

Mom’s everywhere have an endless pile of phone photos that they constantly say they would love to get printed. Make the process a bit easier with this wireless photo printer that connects straight to any smart device! The Canon Ivy Photo Printer prints 2″ x 3″ photos with a peel and stick backing for fun bite sized photo prints you can make at home. Although this one breaks the under $100 rule, it is definitely worth it!


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Hopefully this helped you to decide on the perfect something for mom this mothers day; with these 8 mothers day gift ideas under $100. Happy mothers day!

Still looking for more great photography gadgets and accessories? Here’s a list of 10 must haves for any photographer!