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Wooden Camera Replicas

Wooden Camera Replicas

Vietnam-based artists The Wooden Model Design build incredibly detailed laser-cut wood models, including replicas of professional camera equipment. Among their creations are a Sony Alpha 1, a Hasselblad 500CM, and a RED Komodo 6K, and a Mamiya RZ67.

Nitecore Blowerbaby Camera Cleaner

Nitecore Blowerbaby Camera Cleaner
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Say goodbye to canned air with Nitecore’s portable blower. This bag-friendly gadget has a 26,000 RPM motor to blast air at 43.5 mph. It’s perfect for cleaning lenses and the insides of interchangeable lens cameras, as well as keyboards and other places that trap dust and debris. The kit includes lens and body cleaning brushes.

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Sony Xperia Pro-I Smartphone

Sony Xperia Pro-I Smartphone

Sony crammed the 1″ sensor from its RX100 VII camera into a smartphone for outstanding low light performance and bokeh. The main camera has a 24mm lens with f/2.0 and f/4.0 modes, flanked by 16mm ultrawide and 50mm telephoto cameras. It has a BIONZ X processor and can shoot up to 20 fps with auto-focus.

Sinji Flexible Borescope Camera

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This Wi-Fi enabled camera sits at the tip of a 2-meter-long cable, allowing you to grab images in dark and hard-to-access places, like inside of a wall or even down your drain. It’s waterproof, and has six bright LED lights for illuminating your subject. Save an additional 15% with code VIP15 through 10.5.2021.

DashCam Car Safety Camera

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Protect yourself and your car with this bargain-priced windshield camera. It shoots crisp 1080p footage, triggering when it detects motion. It has a wide 140º viewing angle, and can continuously record on a loop. In the event of a collision, it automatically locks the current recording.

GoPro HERO10 Black

GoPro HERO10 Black

The 2021 GoPro model has the most powerful processor yet, a GP2 chip that can shoot 5.3K video at 60fps, 4K at 120fps, and 2.7K at 240fps (8x slow-mo). HyperSmooth 4.0 ensures stable video in all modes, and it can shoot 23 megapixel still images too. A removable lens cover beads water and reduces unwanted lens flare.

Fjorden iPhone Camera Controller

Fjorden iPhone Camera Controller

The cameras in iPhones are impressive, but their controls aren’t great for pro shoots. The Fjorden attaches to the back of your iPhone and adds a two-stage shutter button, a zoom lever, a control dial, and a multi-function button like those found on a DSLR. It works with various camera apps and doubles as a kickstand.

Rexing B1 Night Vision Binoculars

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Peer into the darkness with these digital binoculars. They can shoot daytime or nighttime photos and videos with 10x optical and 4x digital zoom, and offer seven levels of infrared illumination.

Rexing P1 Body Camera

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Body cams are normally associated with police work, but they’re also useful for capturing POV footage of sports or capturing a video record of any activity. The Rexing P1 Body Camera captures 1080p HD video with a 170º wide-angle lens. 64GB of memory provides continuous recording, and its battery offers up to 10h run time.

How Film Works

How Film Works

The vast majority of still and video images captured today are shot with digital equipment. But for more than 150 years, film was king. Destin from Smarter Every Day offers a deep dive into the physics and chemistry of film photography, along with some thoughts on the upsides of using the analog medium vs. digital.

Wireless HD Endoscope Camera

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This skinny, tube-shaped camera can capture images deep within walls, conduit, dryer vents, drainpipes, or other hard-to-reach places. It has bright LEDs at its tip to illuminate dark places and can send still or video images to your smartphone via Wi-Fi. Its 16.5 foot-long cable and camera tip are rated IP68 waterproof.

BlackBOX HD Dual Lens Dashcam

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This 1080p HD dashcam has a 170º wide-angle lens and automatically records only when motion is detected. It automatically loops when its memory card is full, and its image sensor offers both a wide dynamic range and night vision capability for clear recording day or night. Save an extra 20% with code WELOVEMOM through 5.9.2021.

TinyScope Dwarf Telescope

TinyScope Dwarf Telescope

This tiny camera has a telescopic lens that lets it capture sharp images of subjects up to 3200 feet away. It works with a smartphone app to help focus on your target and reduce the impact of shaking. Its lens is the equivalent of a 673mm F4.2 on an SLR. It can be equipped with WiFi and a remote pan/tilt head.

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GoFish Underwater Fishing Camera

This wireless underwater camera sits on your fishing line and not only gives you insights about what’s down there but can capture some cool video footage of undersea life too. It shoots up to 1080p/60 resolution, has a night-vision green light, and works at depths up to 500 ft.

Endurax XL Camera Backpack

Endurax XL Camera Backpack
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Serious photography calls for big cameras with large image sensors and lots of lenses. This extra large backpack offers padded storage for a DSLR or two mirrorless cameras, 6 to 8 lenses, 2 to 3 flashes, accessories, a 15.6″ laptop, and a tablet. It also offers multiple tripod carrying positions, and comes with a rain cover.

Ucam Private Home Security Camera

This innovative home security camera not only keeps a watchful eye on your home, it uses blockchain tech to encrypt and protect your video so nobody but you or your authorized users can ever view or access them. It captures 1080p HD video, pan/tilt/zoom functions, and a night-vision mode. Save 21% in The Awesomer Shop.

Deal: TEZL HD Webcam

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Upgrade your video streaming and videoconferencing with this high-definition 1920 x 1080 webcam for just $29.95. It has a built-in microphone with automatic noise reduction, along with a lens flip cover to protect your privacy when it’s not in use. It’s compatible with Windows or Mac computers.

Sony Alpha 1 Camera

Sony Alpha 1 Camera

Sony’s flagship mirrorless camera has a 50.1 mp full-frame sensor and can capture up to 30 fully-focused stills per second. It shoots 8K video at 30 fps and has five-axis, in-body image stabilization. Its ISO range is 100-32,000 for videos and 50-102,400 for stills, and its 240 fps OLED viewfinder won’t black out during rapid shots.

Mini House Camera

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This tiny camera can be mounted just about anywhere you want. It measures 1″ h x 0.9″ l x 0.9″ w, and can capture video at 1080p HD resolution. It can be set to only record when it detects motion, and its nightvision capability can capture images in the dark. It stores video on up to a 32GB SD card (not included).

Wireless Solar Backup Camera

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This gadget lets you add a backup camera to older vehicles with ease. The FenSens wireless backup camera mounts around your license plate, and adds a fully-wireless that can stream 1080p video to your smartphone’s screen via Wi-Fi. It recharges solar power. Save an extra 20% with code BFSAVE20 (exp. 11.27.2020).

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Crorzar Anywhere Wi-Fi Rechargeable Security Camera

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This wireless security camera works indoors or out and can automatically alert your smartphone when it detects movement. It captures 1080p HD video onto a microSD card and has two-way voice communication, plus night-vision capability. It requires no power cable since it runs on a rechargeable battery.

HydroChrome Sutton’s Panoramic Belair Camera

HydroChrome Sutton’s Panoramic Belair Camera
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Lomography’s latest lo-fi analog camera captures 35mm panoramas with a creamy, dreamy aesthetic. Its unique lens can be injected with water-based liquids to create a variety of in-camera effects. It includes four interchangeable aperture plates and exposes panoramic images all the way onto the film’s sprockets.

Wood Sum Pinhole Camera Kit

Wood Sum Pinhole Camera Kit
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This flat-pack wooden kit not only comes together to look like a camera, it actually works. Rather than using a lens, it has a small pinhole opening which captures fuzzy, but artful images onto 35mm film. The 79-piece plywood kit takes about 2 to 3 hours to assemble, and the camera even has a tripod mount.

Making a Tiny Camera

Making a Tiny Camera

Miniature model maker Hoo’s mini world shows off an incredible build, a teensy version of a Leica M10 camera, complete with a removable lens. No detail was overlooked, from the curvature of the lens glass, to the leather case, to the aperture settings on its lens ring.

Sinji Indoor Security Camera

Keep an eye on your house with this Wi-Fi-enabled security camera from Sinji. It can automatically pan and tilt to follow movement and can send notifications to your phone when movement is detected. It captures recordings on a microSD card (up to 128GB), has an infrared night vision mode, and two-way audio capabilities.

Rexing Dual Dash Cam

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Get the best recordings on the road with this dual dashcam. It captures 1080p HD images of both the road ahead and your car’s interior. Its GPS logger can record the date, time, location, and speed as well. It also has night vision and can send video directly to your mobile device via Wi-Fi. Save 15% in The Awesomer Shop.

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