Remember the fun you had with Instax and Polaroid when the picture popped out and you instantly had it to pass around and show everyone? Well, Canon has improved on this fantastic experience with its new IVY CLIQ & CLIQ+ instant print cameras. These pocket size cameras and mini photo printers delivers beautiful 8.0MP photos in seconds!
My four-year-old granddaughter is fascinated with camera. She is so excited to tell anyone who will listen and shows them the photos the little camera has produced.
Canon is most associated with serious digital photography. Add the fun of an instant camera to the technology Canon offers and you have a camera delivering great results.
The camera also features a two inch selfie mirror with an eight-LED ring light. No fooling with settings; just look in the mirror and click.
Using the camera
The camera is great for selfies and posed photos; not actions shots. For close-ups, use a flash. The camera offers flash options of off, auto and fill. The camera is also great for scenic photos and still life.
You can also connect your smartphone to the app via Bluetooth, and take a photo with your smartphone’s camera, or choose one of your own photos. Even use fun AR filters and add effects, frames, text, and stickers to your 2″ x 3″ photos.
Instead of using ink, The ZINK (Zero Ink) photo paper uses colorful dye-based crystals embedded inside the paper. The ZINK-enabled device uses heat to activate and colorize these crystals. The photo paper also features a peel-and-stick-back.
Another feature I appreciate is the camera has microSD card capability so that I can later download all the photos I take with the camera allowing me to save the photos for later use.
Two cameras to choose from
There are slight differences in the IVY CLIQ and CLIQ+.
The IVY CLIQ+ camera also prints to 2×3″ peel-and-stick photos or you can print photos taken from your smartphone with the Canon Mini Print app. When you connect your smartphone to the Canon Mini Print app via Bluetooth you can even use fun AR filters and add effects, frames, text, and stickers to your 2”x3” peel-and-stick photos. The IVY CLIQ+ also features a large 2″ selfie mirror with an 8 LED ring light for great looking selfies and features the memory card slot so you can keep digital copies of all the photos you take. IVY CLIQ+ comes in Pearl White, Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue and Rose Gold.
The IVY CLIQ camera instantly prints a 2×3″ peel-and-stick photo right after you take it. It features the memory card slot so you can actually keep digital copies of all the photos you take. It has a Selfie Mirror so you can take the perfect selfie and comes in Seaside Blue, Bumble Bee Yellow, Lady Bug Red and Mint Green.
This is a fun camera for everyday use, selfies and social gatherings where everyone can pass around the photos.
I was provided the IVY CLIQ+ camera to test. This is an honest assessment of my use of the camera. @canonusa #canonIVY, #ad, @BestBuy