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GoSafe S780 Dash Cam

Keep a watchful eye around your car with Papago’s front and rear dashcam set. It features two wide angle cameras, including a Sony Starvis front sensor, which captures crisp images, even at night. Its G-sensor automatically saves recordings in the event of an impact. Take an extra 15% off with code BFSAVE15 (expires 12/15/19).

OCLU Action Camera

This compact action camera captures sharp 4K/30fps footage, and can also shoot 1080p slow-motion at 120fps. It’s got electronic stabilization, snaps 12 mp stills, and is IPX7 water-resistant without need for a case. It’s also got a standard 1/4″ tripod mount, and wind-reducing microphones. Save 19% in The Awesomer Shop.

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Deal: Holga Retro Digital Camera

Capture delightfully imperfect photos with Holga’s inexpensive digital camera. It features a retro-style body in black, black/silver, or multicolor and captures 8-megapixel images through its low-fi viewfinder and lens. Save 22% in The Awesomer Shop.

SlingBelt and Bucket System

SlingBelt and Bucket System

It can be a pain to carry lots of camera gear. Cotton Carrier’s SlingBelt is an ergonomic waistband that can securely hold cameras with its twist-lock mount, as well as hold lenses in its bucket and dry bag. An optional tether provides safety for your camera, and add-ons can carry a second camera or even a tripod.

GoPro HERO 8 Black

GoPro HERO 8 Black

The latest GoPro Hero has a fold-out mounting bracket built in, improved image quality, and even better HyperSmooth 2.0 stabilization, three mics and wind reduction for improved sound, and is 14% lighter than the last model. A series of upcoming mods add inputs and outputs, a flip-up selfie screen, or an LED light.

Endurax XL Camera Backpack

Endurax XL Camera Backpack

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.

Uber-G Camera Scores

Uber-G Camera Scores

The cameras in smartphones today all seem pretty good, but if you want the best possible visuals, drop by Ubergizmo, who recently launched a precise and easy-to-digest camera rating system that consistently evaluates their image quality and hardware so you can make the most informed buying decision.

Sony Alpha 6600 Camera

Sony Alpha 6600 Camera

Sony’s high-end APS-C camera has a crazy-fast 0.02 autofocus speed, continuous shooting at up to 11 fps, 5-axis in-body stabilization, 2.2x more battery life, and 4K video with no time limits. Equally as exciting is the announcement of a new 70-350mm E-mount superzoom lens, for crisp action shots at a distance.

Cobra Elite Road Scout

Cobra Elite Road Scout

Cobra’s gadget combines a radar/laser detector with a 1080p dash camera to reduce clutter. It offers an easy-to-read display, clear voice alerts, GPS-based alerts, and motion sensors to automatically save captured video in the event of an impact. Plus, it’s Wi-Fi enabled for updates and downloading videos.

Sony RX100 VII

Sony RX100 VII

Sony manages to squeeze some of the impressive technology from its pro α9 into a high-end point and shoot. This pocketable camera has a 24-200mm zoom lens, 0.02-second focus time with real-time tracking, blackout-free burst shooting, 4K HDR video, and an external microphone jack. Drool.

Retro Tech: 1996 SEGA Digio SJ-1

Retro Tech: 1996 SEGA Digio SJ-1

It’s hard to believe it, but digital cameras were just getting their start back in the 1990s. And like every tech gold rush, everyone was jumping on the low megapixel bandwagon, including video game maker SEGA. LGR got his hands on this $300 oddity from 1996, with its whopping 320×240 pixel resolution.

DJI Osmo Pocket Camera

DJI Osmo Pocket Camera

DJI’s Osmo Pocket is a tiny smart camera with a 3-axis gimbal, providing incredible stabilization and a variety of capture modes. It can shoot at up to 4K 60fps and has face and object tracking. Use it with its app to access other shooting modes such as panorama, and to use your phone as a viewfinder.

Sigma FP Camera

Sigma FP Camera

When it comes to digital cameras, the bigger the sensor, the better the image quality, so a full-frame (35mm) sensor is ideal. But full-frame cameras are usually quite bulky. Now, Sigma is showing the smallest full-frame camera ever, measuring in at just 112.6 × 69.9 × 45.3 mm (4.43 x 2.75 x 1.78″), and weighing just 370g.

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Holga Retro Digital Camera

This diminutive camera blends old school analog looks with digital technology behind the lens. It shoots 8-megapixel images while preserving the low-fi looks of Holga’s other offerings. It comes in black, black and silver, or multicolor styles, and is 22% off in The Awesomer Shop.

Stranger Things OneStep 2 Camera

Celebrate the return of Stranger Things with this special edition retro One Step 2 instant camera from Polaroid Originals. It features upside-down typography, and comes one pack of special Stranger Things film featuring borders inspired by the hit Netflix series. Additional film available here.

SPINN CP.01 Camera Plate

SPINN CP.01 Camera Plate

SPINN design’s CP.01 is a plate that attaches to the bottom of DSLR or mirrorless cameras. Hook your strap into the CP.01 and your camera won’t swing or slip while you’re moving. It also keeps the strap out of the way of your hands and the camera’s controls while you’re shooting, and is compatible with Arca-Swiss tripods.

Sony FE 600mm GM Lens

Sony FE 600mm GM Lens

Sony’s latest G Master lens for FE-mount cameras is perfect for pro sports and nature photographers. The $13,000 SEL600F40GM is a 600mm F4 telephoto that captures razor-sharp imagery of even fast-moving people and objects at incredible distances, thanks to its quick focusing and optical stabilization.

Fujifilm GFX100

Fujifilm GFX100

Fujifilm’s GFX100 medium format camera has several industry-leading features aside from its bonkers 102-megapixel backside illuminated sensor. It has in-body image stabilization, full-coverage phase-detect autofocus, and 30fps 4K video capability.

Blink XT2 Security Camera

Blink XT2 Security Camera

Amazon’s Blink XT2 security camera has two-way audio, so you can talk to whoever’s on the other end through your smartphone or tablet. It retains all of the XT’s features, such as a two-year battery life, 1080p recording, night vision, and free cloud storage.

Sony RX0 II

Sony RX0 II

Sony’s RX0 II is way more practical than its predecessor. Its 1″ 15.3MP CMOS sensor can now shoot 4K videos on its own, and it has a fliptop LCD screen for selfies and vlogging. It also has electronic image stabilization, eye AF, and a time-lapse mode.

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Insta360 Evo 3D Camera

Insta360 Evo 3D Camera

Insta360’s versatile shooter can be used as a standard camera or a 360º camera when folded. But unfold it and it turns into a 180º 3D camera. It can capture videos at up to 5.7K, features electronic image stabilization, and a built-in hyperlapse mode.

Reto3D Camera

Reto3D Camera

The Reto3D is an affordable and easy-to-use 35mm film camera that takes three pictures at a time. Using its app, you can stitch the images together to make a short animated gif with an extra sense of depth. It has a built-in flash and is focus-free.

Ricoh GR III Camera

Ricoh GR III Camera

The successor to the beloved Ricoh GR II point-and-shoot. The GR III is even smaller than its predecessor and packs a 24.2MP CMOS sensor, a 3-axis shake reduction system, a 3″ touchscreen control panel and an 18.3mm wide angle lens.

Fujifilm X-T30

Fujifilm X-T30

The successor to the X-T20, Fujifilm’s X-T30 packs many of the shooting capabilities of the beloved X-T3 but in a much smaller and lighter package. It offers nearly 100% coverage phase-detection AF, 4K video recording, and digital versions of Fujifilm’s classic film stocks.

Canon EOS RP

Canon EOS RP

Canon’s new mirrorless camera is its smallest and lightest full-frame, ensuring incredibly crisp images and low light sensitivity down to ISO 40,000. It’s compatible with RF-mount lenses and EF lenses with an adapter, and can shoot 4K video at 24fps.

Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles

Snap Nico & Veronica Spectacles

How many times have you been off on an adventure only to realize, “Shoot, I forgot to take a picture!” Snap Spectacles are the solution. These camera glasses remove the barrier between you and your subject so you can snap first-person HD photos and video.

OBSBOT Tail Camera

OBSBOT Tail Camera

Remo Tech’s OBSBOT Tail is a camera with powerful automatic tracking modes. It tracks the subject’s face, body shape and posture to keep it in the frame. It can even track a group of people. You can also manually set its tracking. It shoots 12MP stills and up to 4K/60fps video.

Sony a6400 Camera

Sony a6400 Camera

The latest of Sony’s mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras is said to offer the fastest autofocus you can buy on any camera, locking on in just 0.02 sec, and has real-time object tracking for moving subjects. The 24.2 mp APS-C sensor can capture images at up to 11 fps.

The Terrible History of Photographs

The Terrible History of Photographs

Our old pals Mario and Fafa are joined by Gorilla to provide a lesson on how photography used to work before we had a digital camera in every smartphone. Anyone else out there remember going to get rolls of film developed at the Fotomat?

DoubleTake Binoculars

DoubleTake Binoculars

NexOptic’s upcoming DoubleTake binoculars can switch instantly between 2.5x and 10x optical zoom. They have image stabilization and real-time high resolution panning. Instead of eyecups, they have a 5″ LCD screen. They can also share photos to phones and record 4K video.

DIY Smartphone Macro Lens

DIY Smartphone Macro Lens

There are countless lens add-ons for smartphones, many of which are under $10. But if you’re really, really cheap, or just like to hack stuff, Chris Notap’s video will show you how to recycle lenses from cheap thrift store cameras, with shockingly good results.

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