Awesome Cameras

Lomography Konstruktor

Lomography Konstruktor

A kit for tinkerers and photography enthusiasts, the Konstruktor is an analog SLR camera that comes unassembled. You have to put its parts together and – gasp! – load it with a roll of 35mm film.

GIFTY Camera

GIFTY Camera

The creator of the GIFTY concept camera says it would allow you to shoot and print real life GIFs but it actually seems more like a fun way of making photo flipbooks in a GIFFY. We totally understand if you don’t appreciate that pun.

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Sony DSC-HX50 Camera

Sony DSC-HX50 Camera
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Despite its small package, this camera features a 30x optical zoom lens and SteadyShot image stabilization, which lets you get up close to the action from literally hundreds of feet away. Captures 20MP stills and 1080/60p video.

Brinno HDR Time-Lapse Camera

Brinno HDR Time-Lapse Camera

The TLC200 Pro automatically shoots time-lapse videos, whether in strong or low lighting conditions thanks to its high dynamic range and large pixel size image sensor. Its CS mount lets you swap lenses (sold separately).

Sony DEV-50V Binoculars

Sony DEV-50V Binoculars

You might not mind the bleachers with Sony’s new DEV-50V binoculars. They sport a much sleeker design, are 30 percent lighter than the DEV-5 predecessor and can record and play HD video in stereoscopic 3D. Out 6/13 for $2K.

Radiant Images Novo Camera

Radiant Images Novo Camera

A GoPro HD Hero3 modified to be smaller and more versatile. The Novo is equipped with a C-mount lens system and exposure controls, all while keeping the stock Hero3’s features and capabilities.

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema

A pocket-sized camera that uses SD cards and micro-four thirds lenses, the Pocket Cinema Camera produces digital film quality video with its Super 16 sensor, 13 stops of dynamic range and lossless 1080p recording.

MōVI M10 Camera Stabilizer

MōVI M10 Camera Stabilizer

A revolutionary piece of high-tech filmmaking equipment, the M10 weighs just 3.5lbs. and helps capture smooth shots that heretofore required a skilled Steadicam operator and/or complex rigs. Watch the MōVI demo film here.

Claybox Canon Lens Mug

Claybox Canon Lens Mug
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Camera lens mugs are nothing new, but this one from Claybox has a cool trick up its sleeve. The mug extends or retracts like a real lens when you rotate its zoom ring. If you’re more of a Nikon fan, get this mug instead.

Outex Camera Covers

Outex Camera Covers

Latex-based covers for cameras and lenses that protect your camera without blocking its controls. The fundraiser is for Outex’s new viewfinder attachment. Find their current products here.

DSLR Paparazzi Lamp

DSLR Paparazzi Lamp
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Display your lens-shaped mug, lens-shaped thermos, and lens-shaped shot glass under the DSLR Paparazzi, a varnished wooden lamp made by Monoculo Shop. Lens hood is removable/reversible.

1.8 Gigapixel Surveillance Camera

1.8 Gigapixel Surveillance Camera

Made by BAE Systems for DARPA, the ARGUS-IS camera is meant to be mounted on drones. It can take pictures so detailed that you could make out a 6″ object even if the drone was 17,500ft high.

3rd Person View Camera Mount

3rd Person View Camera Mount

A mount for action cameras consisting of a back plate, an adjustable pole and a quick-release lock. It lets you film yourself from the back, over the shoulder, from the side and even from the front.

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Olympus Tough TG-2

Olympus Tough TG-2

The TG-2 iHS camera is shockproof, crushproof, dustproof, freezeproof and waterproof. It has a 12mp CMOS sensor, 4.5 – 18mm focal length, a LED illuminator and GPS image tagging.

SoloShot

SoloShot

A tripod that automatically follows a subject by tracking its complementary armband. We’re not sure what tech it uses, but apparently it can track a subject as fast as 140mph from up to 2000ft away.

La Sardina Western Metal Camera

La Sardina Western Metal Camera
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Lomography adds an edge to its otherwise cute La Sardina cameras with the Western Metal edition. The two cameras – Coyote and Belle Star – have oxidized metal cases with beautiful decorations.

Leica Lens Coffee Cups

Leica Lens Coffee Cups

Affordable gifts that are still worthy of the moneyed Leica fan. These limited-edition coffee mugs sell for $35 and are based on Leica’s Noctilux-M 50 and Summarit-S 70 lenses. Call Leica USA to order.

One Mini Digital Camera

One Mini Digital Camera
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The Carbon One Mini is an homage to the Polaroid Land SX-70. The 5mp camera has a working viewfinder and places a white or black border around pictures. Sadly, it has no instant prints.

ATC Chameleon Camera

ATC Chameleon Camera

Made by Oregon Scientific, the ATC Chameleon has two lenses – one that faces forward, and another facing backward. Both lenses capture 720p video, which it stitches together into one video.

Nikon 1 V2 Camera

Nikon 1 V2 Camera

The Nikon V2 builds on its predecessor with a larger CMOS sensor, improved image processing, a more ergonomic frame, a command dial and a slow view mode for shooting fast moving subjects.

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Memoto Lifelogging Camera

Memoto Lifelogging Camera

Similar to the Autographer, the Memoto is a small wearable 5.0mp camera that automatically takes pictures throughout the day. It’s killer feature is a mobile app that makes the photos searchable.

Lomography Belair X 6-12

Lomography Belair X 6-12
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A medium format camera that uses 6×12 film. It has an auto-exposure mode and can take pictures in 3 different formats: 6×9, 6×6 and 6×12 panoramas. Includes 90mm and 58mm lenses.

GoPro HD Hero3 Series

GoPro HD Hero3 Series

Not just one, but three new Wi-fi action cams, smaller and lighter than before. The White shoots 1080p/30 and 5mp stills, Silver gains 11mp stills, and Black does 1080p/60 and even 4K (at 15fps).

Autographer

Autographer

Oxford Media Group’s wearable camera is designed to automatically snap pictures at just the right time. It has a 136º “eye-view” lens, 5.0MP sensor, Bluetooth, GPS and 5 sensors. Available 11/2012.

Panasonic Lumix GH3

Panasonic Lumix GH3

The GH3 is a beefy micro four-thirds camera. It has a sealed magnesium alloy frame, 16mp MOS sensor, OLED viewfinder and 3″ touchscreen monitor, electronic shutter and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

The X-E1 is a compact and feature-rich interchangeable lens camera. It has the same 16mp sensor as the high end X-Pro 1, an OLED viewfinder, a built-in flash and a quick-start mode.

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