Win a Kodak Digital Camera — the SAME camera Malia Obama used to capture the Inauguration!

Spring is just around the corner, or so the meteorologists promise. Are you ready for those Spring Break trips, Spring recitals and concerts, and first Little League games? More so, are you ready to capture those memories forever? Kodak is here to help!

Whether you are attending your daughters first ballet recital or you are Malia Obama capturing your dad’s Inauguration, Kodak offers a great digital camera that will make your photo capturing worries a thing of the past.

(Yes — this is the same camera model that Malia Obama chose to capture the Inauguration! And we are giving it to one of YOU!)

The Kodak EASYSHARE M893 IS is the perfect digital camera for a family who is on the go. The M893 IS is small enough to fit in your pocket or beach bag without sacrificing any of the quality. The M893 IS shoots photos at 8.1 mega pixels and can produce stunning prints up to 30 x 40 in. That is a lot of high quality family photos!

The M893 IS features:

  • 3X optical zoom lens
  • Image stabilization and blur reduction technology
  • HD still capture
  • Face detection technology that locates faces and automatically adjusts camera settings
  • Large 2.7 inch LCD color display for viewing and showing off your pictures!

The Kodak EASYSHARE M893 IS is available in five stunning colors: silver, black, red, blue, and purple. Purple happened to be Malia’s choice as she snapped photos at the Presidential Inauguration.

Kodak is generously offering an EASYSHARE M893 IS digital camera to one of our lucky readers!

To enter, simply leave a comment here at this post.

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Entries are open until Friday January 30th, 2009. The winner will be announced on Saturday January 31st, 2009. This giveaway is open to US addresses.

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Written by 5 Minutes for Mom Contributing Editor: Stacey Heneveld

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Comments

  1. JRG says

    I could use this for my college kid; maybe he would then send us a picture of himself studying. Ha.

  2. Kelly Kozlowsky says

    Malia looked to be really enjoying the moment and capturing ALL those moments for her dad on that camera. It would interesting to see her perspective one day.

  3. says

    With a new baby on the way in about six weeks, we could definitely use an updated camera for taking all the photos that I know are in our future.

  4. vickie says

    I would so love this camera … although I doubt if I would be nearly as cute as Malia was using it!

  5. says

    I would love to win this for my son. he takes amazing pictures and it would be neat for him to have his own camera when we go to Disney in a few weeks.

  6. says

    I love this camera and would love to have one! I need a camera that’s small enough to slip in my purse for those great moments I miss. I hate lugging the big one around.

  7. says

    I’d love to win this for my little sister who is having a baby soon and needs a digital camera to take lots of pics to send me šŸ˜€

  8. says

    This would be so awesome to win this camera! I have fully subscribed and add you to twitter. Look me up on twitter as well.

    Thanks for the offer!

    Eric
    sacredmpp @ gmail . com

  9. says

    Wow–what a fabulous prize! I would love this as I’m looking for a smaller camera I can slip into my purse instead of lugging around my camera case everywhere. This would be PERFECT!

  10. Jamie says

    I love taking pictures, either with my SLR camera or a digital, I love to caputre things that interest me and moments with my friends and family. I need a new camera that I can use everyday.

  11. maureen says

    I tend to my nieces and nephews quite a bit. I always wish that I had something to capture the moment so that I could share it later with tier parents (my brothers and sisters).

  12. says

    I’d love this. My dear MIL dropped my camera on Christmas and I really need a new one– I don’t have enough fingers to properly hold the battery door closed with trying to point-and-click!

  13. Stacie says

    I would love to win this! I really need a small camera to capture all of life’s little adventures!

  14. says

    Holy smokes, I need a new camera! I’ve been doing Project 365 at Flickr, and my ancient digital camera is just not cutting it! Thanks for this chance.

  15. says

    My kids have hand-me-down clothes and their mama has a hand-me-down camera – what she wouldn’t give for a spankin’ brand new one!! I squeeeee just at the thought of it!

  16. Suzanna Pickering says

    i am an outdooor person a nnew camera would do wonders for my pictures great giveaway ty

  17. chris Conanan says

    my camera is an old one and is not that good so this would be great for my trip to alaska in may.

  18. sara l. says

    I would love to win this…I take SO many pictures of my little man and my current camera has just about had it!
    sblilly14(@)yahoo(.)com

  19. Rachel says

    I would LOVE to win this! Don’t have a digital camera yet and I just found out I’m expecting!!

  20. says

    I need a digital camera so badly!! I am missing so many precious moments of my little ones!!

    Thanks for the great giveaway!!

  21. says

    I would love this camera to take pictures of my two small children. :)

    thank you!

    I hve your 5 minutes for mom blinkie in my sidebar. :)

  22. Jeanette H. says

    Thanks for the great giveaway!! This would be a great camera for one of my children (although, im sure they won’t be taping MY inauguration anytime soon).

  23. Barbara says

    Thank you for offering this GREAT item. It would be perfect for my niece who is away at college. Thank you again.

  24. says

    My current camera is so big! I hate lugging it around so it would be great to have a smaller one to fit in my purse. Thank you!

  25. says

    This is fantabulous! I would so totally share this with my sweet daughter who is turning 16 in a month! She would flip out!

  26. says

    This would be perfect! I had one of these & dropped it – if it weren’t for the lcd screen not displaying, it would still work. What a great camera!

  27. Rebecca says

    We desperately need a new digital camera. Ours has seen better days, but they’re just so expensive! This would be lovely.

  28. says

    Oh this would be great! My sons have been playing with my camera lately (have had it for a few years) and coincidentally, it’s not working right anymore. Hmmm.

  29. Lynn Schmidt says

    I would Love the Camera so I could take pictures of my New Grand Daughter She is 2 weeks old.

  30. Nadine L says

    I would love to win this camera so I cn stop using the one I have that I have to tape the battery door shut to use.

  31. says

    Oh, I desperately need a new camera! My little digital pooped out on me, and I’ve been using my professional camera or my cell phone for everything. So not cool. Thanks for a great giveaway!

  32. judy brittle says

    I could so use this wonderful camera. I don’t even own one and would love to start taking some pictures. Thank you!

  33. betty says

    I really need a camera. Mine went to school with the kid and the family one lives in dad’s car. And hey, if its good enuf for Malia with her techy dad’s taste it’s got to be a great camera.

  34. says

    With a new grandchild on the way soon this camera would be much for fitting for the delivery room than the bulky one I have now. I’d love to win!

    Linda(dot)Stewart(at)Drakesoftware(dot)com

  35. says

    Talk about a prize! I would love to win this camera! Our camera died…and we are looking for a new one, so this would be great!

  36. says

    It would be a great update from the camera we have now. What a wonderful giveaway! Thank you!!

    p.s. I’ve twittered about this giveaway

  37. Melissa says

    Malia was so cute. We just found out there’s a third grandchild on the way and this would be a great camera for taking pictures! Thank you.

  38. says

    The only camera I have right now is a larger telephoto camera. I would love something like this that I can keep in my purse for those unexpected cute moments that come with kids!

  39. says

    I seriously need to win this! My camera broke last year and I’ve been camera-less since then. Imagine, a mom without a camera! It’s a travesty. LOL

  40. Patty P. says

    I would love to win this camera. I could use a small compact camera that takes great quality pictures.

  41. Laura says

    I would love this camera! Our camera broke on Christmas morning and we don’t have the money to replace it right now. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  42. Kimberly says

    Great prize! This would be a great gift for my son and DIL who are expecting a baby in a couple of months!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  43. Angela says

    My twin is leaving for college soon and she doesn’t have a camera for those wild parties or random pictures to send to me. This seems like the perfect going-away gift for her!

    texas_heartland84[at]yahoo[dot]com

  44. says

    Definitely time for a new camera, mine was mid/low range back when I bought it and that was a good six years ago. Now it’s just low range *wistful sigh*

  45. says

    I would love to win this for my mom. I always ask her to take a picture of something and the forget that she doesn’t have a digital camera.

  46. says

    This is a great giveaway!

    I’ve been looking at a smaller camera (I have an Olympus E500) and its bulky and makes taking it on fieldtrips with the kids a pain.

  47. Pam says

    I am in need of a new camera, we take so many photos in this household that they seem to wear out on us each year.

  48. says

    I’d love to win this for my daughter. We purchased a Fuji camera for her, last April for her 12th birthday. 6 months later, through no fault of her own, the lcd screen cracked. Fuji would not honor the warranty, and so now she has a useless camera. Hoping Kodak is better than that!

  49. chris swan says

    Boy do I need a new one my old one takes forever to save the pic and allow you to take another one even after a new battery.

  50. says

    I have a huge xti and woiuld LOVE LOVE a small point and shoot to take to Ty’s therapy or the hospital when he is sick so we can still document without having a huge professional lens out there. Makes documenting kinda hard sometimes.

  51. Shellie Seering says

    Love this! I’d like to pass it along to my neice who’s a budding photographer! Thanks

  52. Elizabeth S says

    Now that my son has discovered Myspace, he wants to put some funny pics on his page. Would love to win this for him.

    Thanks for the chance

  53. Darla says

    Thanks for the giveaway! My camera has been acting up so I have been thinking about a new one!

  54. Carolyn Sharkas says

    What a generous giveaway. I would be thrilled to receive this. thanks so much for sharing

    ceashark at aol dot com

  55. Carolyn Sharkas says

    I am a subscriber to your newsletter and your email feed.

    thanks so much
    ceashark at aol dot com

  56. Teresa Hoyt says

    I would love to win this for my sis, who just had a new baby boy, but has no camera! Thanks for the chance to win!
    teresa690 at gmail dot com

  57. Brandi says

    it’s funny that I came across this today because my two year decided that mommy’s camera needed a bath last night lol He dunked it into his water and neat less to say it’s a goner!

    ty for an awesome giveaway!

    noahsmommy414@yahoo.com

  58. Brooke says

    A new camera would be wonderful since I have been wanting to take a camera with me but can’t see carrying my big one and everything else I having in the diaper bag….

  59. Stacy says

    Great giveaway! This would be perfect to just leave in my purse for whenever I might need a camera.

  60. lovedandamazed says

    Both the blue and purple models are beautiful. I’d love to be entered, because I could use a new camera! Thanks.

  61. Tara Hill says

    Oh, this would be great! I have a decent camera, but it really is too big to carry around in my purse. I will gladly donate mine to someone in need if I win this one! Thanks!

  62. Diana says

    A new digital camera would be great. Our camera tends to take blurry pics, not sure why, so a replacement would be wonderful. thanks!

  63. Kerry says

    I would love to win this. I miss so many of my kids’ precious moments because my camera is too big to fit in my purse

  64. claire says

    Awesome giveaway! We’re about to move to Germany (we’re in the military) and I’m sure we’ll travel quite a bit. A new camera would be great to capture all of our memories. Thanks!

  65. Estelle says

    I desperately need a new Kodak camera. My Sony is just not meeting my needs. Thanks for the chance to win!

  66. Reeva says

    I want this so i can take pics and start blogging like you guys! I’m having so much fun making friends and blog-hopping again this year.

    Thanks for such a generous giveaway! I hope I’m chosen as the lucky winner!!!

  67. Rebecca says

    I would LOVE to win this…we’re in need of a camera but can’t swing it right now! Thanks for the giveaway!

  68. Michelle Hudak says

    I’m still sporting an old 4.1 megapixel camera that’s on its last leg. Wouldn’t the red one be so pretty!

  69. says

    This would be great for a second camera. My husband sometimes needs a camera for work and takes off with mine – then I want to take a picture of the kids and it is no where to be found!

  70. laurie says

    that is one nice camera, i need one bad my is able on it last leg, and i love taking pictures of my kids and our animals. thanks for the givesway.

  71. says

    I am so excited about this giveaway!! I am in serious need of a nice new camera and I know that this one looks amazing! Hope you all are having a happy day!!
    Sara

  72. Tammy Darling says

    I don’t think I’d ever get to take pictures like she did but I’d love to take pics of my own family with it. Thanks for the contest.

  73. Mike R. says

    I would love to win this Kodak camera. I do not have a digital camera. Kodak has a great reputation

  74. says

    I can not begin to tell you how much I would love to have this camera. Ours is just about ready to “die” and my hubby lost his job recently….so no funds for a new camera…Winning one would be great. :-)

  75. Jacqueline in Atlanta says

    I had an earlier version of the Kodak Easyshare. I loved it. It was taken from us at the park one day. Would love to have another.

    Thanks for having the giveaway!

  76. says

    I could sure use a new camera! We just bought this one for my parents for Christmas and I wished I had gotten a new one for us, too.

  77. Maggie M says

    Our (cheap) digital camera broke over Christmas, SO I SO need a decent digital camera to take pictures of my darling graddaughters. I have always wanted a Kodak Easyshare. I’ve heard nothing but great things about it and it’s ease of use. Thanks for having this wonderful giveaway.

    maggie@mannwieler.com

  78. says

    Although I admit I don’t care what she used to film her Dads ceremony, I was indeed, actually just surfing BestBuy tonight for over an hour looking at CAMERAS! LOL. The lens won’t open on mine without hooking my fingernail in the little slot and wiggling it to get it to open so winning this would be awesome!

  79. Mia J. says

    This is such a great prize. I so need a new camera. My old one is on the fritz. Thanks for the chance.

  80. Wanda says

    I’m thinking that if a little kid can figure out how to use a digital camera, I should be able to, also. Right? Thanks for the giveaway!

  81. Jimmy Adams says

    WOW, this has got to be one of the best giveaways I’ve ever seen. I’m new but I’m in awe. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  82. says

    I blogged this, have your RSS and Tweeted you! I also put this on my facebook page. I do not have your button on my website, but I have added 5minuteformom.com on my blogroll!

    You guys rock!
    Christine Hiebel
    Passion Parent

  83. Lisa Coan says

    You have nooo idea how badly I need this camera. I really appreciate the chance at trying to win it in this giveaway. Enjoyed reading through your blog.

    Lisa

  84. Debra F says

    I don’t have my own digital camera and this would be an awesome prize to win.
    Thanks for the great giveaway!

  85. beth says

    Hi, I would love to have this camera to keep in my purse. It looks like a great quality for a small camera.

  86. says

    I broke my digital camera last summer and have been meaning to get a new one. This would be great! Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!

  87. Jill Myrick says

    What a Great looking camera.
    And definitely something that I need and could use.
    Thank you so much for offering this wonderful giveaway !

  88. Sandy Y says

    I could use a new camera! I’ve been looking at them, but I can’t get one just yet. I have to budget it in.

  89. Kari A. says

    I am so not in love with my camera – It never works when we need it to and you know, as a mommy, you want to capture that “moment.”

  90. says

    Must win this for my mother in Michigan! She is always hinting at one.

    Deborah @ Comfort Joy Designs
    comfortjoydesigns.blogspot.com
    comfortjoydesigns{AT}gmail{DOT}com

  91. says

    I would love to win this “Snappy” prize for my daughter who is having a birthday next month!

    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

  92. Karmen Kiler says

    I would love to have this camera to take pictures of my baby girl that will be born in March!

  93. Christine Messer says

    Kodak is great, the easyshare is a very good digital camera & easy to use.
    Thanks for the contest!

  94. says

    What a great idea – get the kids behind the camera, too! The take the neatest pictures. This would make a great camera for my sixteen year old son. If you don’t mind me re-gifting, that is. :)

  95. Amanda Chapman says

    I could use a good camera to take great pics of my kids and grandbaby.

    kamlchap(at)gmail(dot)com

  96. Lolita says

    I’d love to have this! My boys love to take pictures so this would make a perfect family camera.