Canon Japan Has Some Unique Gifts for Diehard Fans

By Kehl Bayern / November 22, 2017

Nothing brightens a photographer’s holidays like some hot new gear. Everyone covets something, and some people wait all year long, dropping subtle hints, hoping for that new, shiny toy.

Some of us luck out, some of us don’t, but with this offering from Canon, there’s a little bit for everyone.

When you think gear as a gift you normally don’t think of everyday gifts in the form of gear but that is exactly the motivating spirit behind Canon Japan’s offering of off-the-wall gifts for the loved one in your life who just cannot get enough of the optics giant’s high-quality, iconic photography products.

These gifts are lovingly detailed, expertly crafted recreations of canon gear in the forms of coffee mugs and usb flash drives, among other things. The resemblance is uncanny and tantalizing all at the same time.

Image via Canon Japan.

Who doesn’t want to use a lens as a thermal mug?

There’s even a lunch bag in the design of a camera bag with a picnic blanket featuring Canon illustrations.

How much more dedicated does it get than that?

There are eight products on offer in total along with a gift set.

There are two lens mugs on offer, as well as a Mini F-1 and Mini IVSb USB drive. The mug gift set will set you back about $USD 60 while the lunch bag and the picnic mat, together, will cost about the same amount.

Here’s the complete set of gifts according to Canon Rumors:

– Premium Gift Box MC-MUG SET
– Lens Mug MC-MG001
– Lens Mug MC-MG002
– Miniature USB F-1 16GB
– Thermal Bottle MC-TB001
– Lunch Bag MC-LB001
– Picnic Mat MC-PM 001

A little something for every Canon fan out there, and, if you’re in Japan, it’s a must-buy for the upcoming winter gift-giving season.

Image via Canon Japan.

Image via Canon Japan.

Image via Canon Japan.

Image via Canon Japan.


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About the author

Kehl Bayern

Kehl Bayern is our staff news writer and has over a decade of experience in online media and publishing. In terms of photography, he is interested in architecture and modern design. Kehl Bayern is also the author of science fiction thriller Animus Proxy. He is based in Boston, Massachusetts and studied politics at the University of Virginia and, later, Harvard University for graduate school. He spends much of his time traveling up and down the east coast of the United States. You can follow him on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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