Cameras

Instacube - Real-Time Instagram Photo Frame

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One piece of advice to Instacube users: don't drink & stream. While the real-time digital display frame does make it easy to share photos of the grandkids with family or schmoopy, pathetic shots of you pining for your...

Seek Thermal Camera for Smartphones

$249 - $299 from Amazon »

Detect infrared "light" on your iPhone or Android with Seek, a thermal imaging camera that can identify objects' emissions in both daylight and the black of night. It's an affordable gadget for consumers to dink around...

Pocketcopter - World's Smallest Flying Camera

$115 from indiegogo »

One way to take rad photos at unique angles is to climb on furniture and scale trees and hang from power lines. That's what Thomas, Mike, and Ricardo used to do. Until they broke one too many lamps and bones, at which...

Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer

$99.97 from Amazon »

A selfie in the hand is worth two on Instagram. Fujifilm's Instax Share SP-1 printer enables immediate and direct mobile printing. You want your mug on the break room fridge/dangling from your rearview mirror/sent over...

Autonomous Drone Filming System

$949 - $1,149 from HEXO+ »

The battle cry of Next Level Aerial Filming's forthcoming autonomous drone system: Get stupidly good-looking aerial shots. Stupidly good-looking. Can't go wrong with that. The system pairs with most drones, action cameras...

LifePrint WiFi Photo Printer

$99 - $125 from LifePrint »

For its price, particularly its Kickstarter price, the LifePrint seems pretty convenient and versatile. Its basic function as a WiFi photo printer for Apple and Android smartphones allows anyone with either a WiFi or...

Neurocam - Brainwave-Based Camera

According to Forbes magazine, 2014 is bringing back tight-rolled jeans headgear. Thankfully, most of it won't connect to braces or interfere with beer consumption like Joan Cusack's in Sixteen Candles, but much will look...

ShutterBall - Bluetooth Selfie Camera

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Hmmm, ShutterBall looks like gadget fit for the MUA. But I guess that's not surprising given that people seem to enjoy taking selfies as much as they enjoy using sex toys these days. This bulbous piece of Bluetooth tech...

Bublcam - 360-Degree Camera

$477 - $525 from bublcam »

What better way to prove you've got balls than to show 'em? That's the cue photography seems to be taking from projects such as the Panono and, here, the bublcam. A baseball-sized spherical camera, bublcam houses 4 equidistant...

Panono: Throwable Panoramic Ball Camera

$549 from Panono »

Almost 2 years ago we showed you grad student Jonas Pfeil's superb photographic concept: a spherical camera that, when tossed in the air, takes panoramic photos. To put it lifelessly. To put it in the more representative...

Pixelstick Light Painting System

$300 from Kickstarter »

Sometimes it's humbling when you enter into the domain of professionals and hobbyists who do things that both blow your mind and make you feel like a complete jackass for your inability to understand how they accomplish...

Impossible Instant Photo Lab

$299 from Impossible »

The Impossible Instant Lab is an expandable photo processor that can intake any digital image from an iPhone or iPod Touch and output a Polaroid-style analog photo in seconds. Used in combination with a free Impossible...

Digital Recording Binoculars

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If I were to stumble upon, say, a honey badger battling a cobra, or a monkey washing a cat, I wonder how close I would be able to sneak before disrupting the event and getting myself killed. Probably not close enough...

Phantom Quadcopter with GoPro Mount

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So I guess laborers can take a modicum of comfort in knowing that white collar jobs are beginning to get outsourced to robots as well. Unmanned aerial systems pioneer DJI Innovations fabricates a host of flightful fancies...

Squito Throwable 360 Camera

I'm not sure grad student Jonas Pfeil would agree that Serveball's Squito is the "world's first intelligent throwable camera", given that he too has developed a ball with which to capture 360 degrees of snapshots during...

Soloshot Automatic Cameraman

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The Soloshot base syncs with an armband users wear while surfing, skating, skiing, dirt biking, or walking like Kevin Spacey in that scene from The Usual Suspects where he makes the transformation from Virgil the Gimp...

Lomography Smartphone Film Scanner

$59 from Lomography »

Strapping young buck that I am, I had to look up what 35mm film is when I heard all the ruckus about this Lomography Film Scanner that transfers photos from 35mm negatives to smartphones. Apparently 35mm film is an ancient...

Polaroid Instant Print Camera

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After that Outkast song came out about shaking it like a Polaroid picture, Polaroid had to issue an official press release advising its customers not to shake the photos at the risk of compromising their quality. Fun...

Lytro Living Pictures Camera

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Shoot first, focus later. So goes the mantra to the Lytro Light Field Camera, the photography world's first "living pictures" point-and-shooter that allows users to tweak both the focus and the perspective of photos after...

Autographer Intelligent Camera

Just as we can never have too many paparazzi photos of female celebrities in short dresses with no underwear climbing out of their cars, it seems neither can we have too many ways in which to capture these riveting moments...

HD HERO2 GoPro Camera

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The HERO2 GoPro Camera, an upgrade of the company's original wearable 1080p HD video and stills shooter, is a dream gadget if you are A) capable of doing cool shit with a bike, skateboard, surfboard, parachute, or Jetpack...

Nano Hummingbird Spy Camera

While still in development, AeroVironment's Nano Hummingbird is poised to be a phenomenon of biological mimicry and urban surveillance. Which means pretty soon, my assertions that the birds are gathering reconnaissance...

Polaroid Z340 Instant/Digital Camera Hybrid

$299 from Photo Jojo »

In America, more is more, and the best kind of gratification is instant. So it's no surprise that the infinite-snapshot capabilities of digital photography have hopped in the sack with the hard-copies-on-call trademark...

Instaprint Photo Booth

$399 from Instaprint »

Instaprint is a location-based photo booth for printing hard copies of Instagrams. Combining the nostalgic spirit of Polaroids, with the 21st century technology of social media, Instaprint uses a microbial workforce and...