Awesome Cameras

Ubi-Camera

Ubi-Camera

Ever imagine snapping a picture by forming a frame with your fingers? Researchers have already built a prototype of this tech, so someday you won’t need a viewfinder or screen at all.

Galileo Pan & Tilt Stand

Galileo Pan & Tilt Stand

From Josh Guyot – co-founder of Joby – comes Galileo, a 360º pan-and-tilt stand for iOS devices that can be controlled via another iOS device. An adapter for GoPro cameras is also in the works.

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Digital Bolex Cinema Camera

Digital Bolex Cinema Camera

The Digital Bolex D16 shoots RAW frames at 32fps in 2K resolution. It has a Kodak CCD sensor, dual CF card slots and an SSD. The first 100 units of the $2,500 camera have already been pre-sold though.

BeetleCam

BeetleCam

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas’ BeetleCam is a “lion-proof” armored case that can carry any camera. It can be controlled from more than 300ft away and can send back live video.

Sony Alpha α57 DSLR

Sony Alpha α57 DSLR

This 16MP camera uses translucent mirror technology for continuous auto-focus of both still and video shots. Shoots stills at up to 12fps and full HD 1080/60p video. Full specs here.

Headgear/Headcase Pro

Headgear/Headcase Pro

Invented by Jim Clark, the Headgear and Headcase Pro are protective cases for GoPro’s Hero and Hero II cameras that are covered with mounting holes, so you can attach your camera to almost anything.

Pivothead Video Eyewear

Pivothead Video Eyewear

Think GoPro, but built into your shades. At least that’s what Pivothead is hoping to accomplish with their new 8mp, 1080/30p video sunglasses, with gyroscopic optical image stabilization.

Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Fujifilm X-Pro 1

A mirrorless camera with a new 16MP APS-C sensor, designed to cut moiré and color artifacts without reducing resolution. Takes Fujinon XF lenses, and has a hybrid optical/digital viewfinder.

Multi-Camera Harness

Multi-Camera Harness
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Inspired by gun holsters, the MoneyMaker is a leather harness that lets photographers carry multiple cameras. Each one is attached to clips that can slide up and down the harness for easy access.

Pentax Optio VS20

Pentax Optio VS20
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The VS20 has an additional shutter/zoom button that makes it easier to snap pics in portrait mode. It also has a 16MP sensor, a lens with 20x optical zoom and a 3″ LCD viewfinder.

Canon EOS C300

Canon EOS C300

Ready to take on Hollywood, it’s got a huge sensor equivalent to Super 35MM film, and a wide variety of EF-mount lenses and accessories. If there’s any question about image quality, just watch Mobius.

Photorito Lens Wrap

Photorito Lens Wrap
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The Photorito Lens Wrap is a protective cover that resembles the tasty and beloved Mexican dish; lenses stay in place burrito-style with a built-in band in the padded Tyvek and neoprene sleeve.

Vintage Camera Canvas Pillows

Vintage Camera Canvas Pillows
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If Etsy seller intheseam can make beautiful pillows out of pictures of sewers and manhole covers, what more if she used images of vintage cameras? Made of high-res canvas prints sewn on black fabric.

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Logitech C920 Full HD Webcam

Logitech C920 Full HD Webcam
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Logitech builds upon their first 1080p webcam with the C920, which is capable of streaming 1080p video calls using Skype. Also supports up to 720p streaming on Windows Live Messenger.

Nikon D4

Nikon D4

Aiming to be the new king of the DSLR hill, the D4 has a jumbo 16.2MP sensor, broadcast quality 1080p video, uncompressed HDMI output, and an ISO range of 50 to 204800. Price? Around $6k.

Pico Dolly

Pico Dolly
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Shoot pro-quality dolly shots with your camera phone, point-and-shoot or DSLR with this compact wheeled gadget, offering ample adjustments to help you capture that perfectly smooth shot.

Drift HD Action Camera

Drift HD Action Camera
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An intriguing alternative to the ubiquitous GoPro, the aerodynamic Drift HD shoots 1080p video, has a small screen for reviewing footage and a wrist-worn remote. Offers a variety of mounting options.

Vintage Camera Nightlights

Vintage Camera Nightlights

Flickr user Jason Hull buys damaged 50s and 60s plastic cameras and guts them out to turn them into low cost yet beautiful nightlights. Keep tabs on his Etsy shop for new stock.

Double Exposure

Double Exposure

A group of “Canon commandos” in a shoot-out against “Nikon terrorists” using – you guessed it – cameras as weapons. Essentially an extended version of The Camera Store’s commercial.

Apple iCam Concept

Apple iCam Concept

From the guys who came up with the iWatch before the iPod Nano 6G, comes a concept camera with interchangeable lenses, an aluminum body, subject-facing screen, and a built-in projector.

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Leica V-Lux 3

Leica V-Lux 3

Has a 12.1-megapixel CMOS sensor and a do-it-all 24× super-telephoto zoom lens. CNet says it will drop in January 2012 for $950 with Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements as freebies.

Phantom Cocktails

Phantom Cocktails

What do you get when you combine cocktails, great lighting, the Beastie Boys and some 5000 fps Phantom slo-mo camera shots? Something pretty special, in our humble opinion. (Thanks Ty!)

Polaroid Z340 Instant Camera

Polaroid Z340 Instant Camera

Today’s smartphones may all have decent cameras, but if you’re willing to carry another gadget with you, the Z340 gives you the Polaroid advantage: the ability to print pictures on the spot.

Capta Smartphone Mount

Capta Smartphone Mount

Sick of buying new gear every time you upgrade your phone? Capta changes all that, providing a reusable mount which sticks to any smooth gadget, so you can attach it to a tripod or use it as a stand.

GoPro HD Hero2

GoPro HD Hero2

Offers 2x faster image processing, captures wide angles up to 170-degrees in 720p or full 1080p HD. Shoots 120fps slow-mo 800×480 footage, 11mp stills and time-lapse. Wi-Fi option, too.

Lytro Light Field Camera

Lytro Light Field Camera

Look beyond Lytro’s unusual form-factor to its groundbreaking light-field technology, which eliminates the need to focus, and lets you refocus your images at any time after you snap them.

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