Awesome Cameras

Squito Ball Camera

Squito Ball Camera

Invented by Steve Hollinger, the Squito is a ball-shaped throwable camera. It takes 360º panoramic videos or pictures and has built-in image stitching and stabilization. The Darkball variant uses infrared and thermal imaging.

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

The EOS 70D has a 20.2 CMOS APS-C-sized sensor, DIGIC 5+ image processor, 3″ LCD and a new autofocus technology that should appeal to amateur filmmakers. It also has a mobile app that can be used to shoot and manage photos.

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Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

The most compact and affordable member of Fujifilm’s mirrorless cameras. The X-M1 has the same 16.3mp CMOS sensor as the X-Pro 1 and X-E1. It also has a 3″ tiltable LCD and the ability to transfer images wirelessly.

CameraRocket

CameraRocket

CameraRocket collects information about cameras from all over the Web and presents them in a clean and easy to understand format. You can look at the specs, reviews and more about a camera or even compare two 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.

Sony DSC-HX50 Camera

Sony DSC-HX50 Camera

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.

Ondu Wooden Pinhole Cameras

Ondu Wooden Pinhole Cameras

Invented by photographer Elvis Halilović, Ondu are durable and easy to use wooden pinhole cameras. Each camera is handmade by Elvis and his brother Benjamin. Available in six different designs.

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.

Pocket Spotlight

Pocket Spotlight

A handy peripheral for photographers, it has 32 LEDs that provide smooth and constant light for up to an hour in between charging. It can be mounted on cameras and on smartphones. You can also add optional colored filters.

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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

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

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.

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.

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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.

Samsung NX300 Camera

Samsung NX300 Camera

The NX300 has a 20.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor, a 3.3″ AMOLED touch screen and an imaging engine that allows it to shoot 1080p 3D video when used with the new 45mm lens. Available 03/13.

La Sardina Western Metal Camera

La Sardina Western Metal Camera

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

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.

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