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This Is A Wearable Smartphone Stabilizer That Can Lock On Its Subject

Even with optical image stabilization technology, smartphone video footage is far from stable and so, if you adamant about using your smartphone as the video recording of choice, then you will need a stabilizing rig like the FlowMotion ONE Smartphone Stabilizer. What makes FlowMotion ONE Smartphone Stabilizer unique is, it is the first such accessory that’s wearable. Well, wearable as in, it fits your existing GoPro or other camera mounts, but I guess that counts too. So, if you smartphone is go capable and now, mountable, who still needs an action camera, right? Probably. Just make sure you understand the risks you are putting the smartphone through. Continue reading This Is A Wearable Smartphone Stabilizer That Can Lock On Its Subject

Edelkrone Reinvents Tripod By Doing Without The Three-leg Design

A camera tripod’s design has stuck for a long time and for good reasons: the adjustable, three-legged design offers reasonable amount of stability and at the same time, affording the flexibility for use on uneven terrains. So, there’s really no need for anyone to reinvent the wheel. The tripod is good as it is, but for reasons unknown to us, camera accessories innovator Edelkrone did just that. Yeap. It reinvented the tripod, well, actually, it kind of throws what you know about tripod out of the window and adopt a radically different approach which it calls StandPLUS. Continue reading Edelkrone Reinvents Tripod By Doing Without The Three-leg Design

Polaroid BrightSaber Lights Up Your Subject, Not Maim Or Kill Them

At a glance, BrightSaber looks like a toy Lightsaber for kids, but it is, of course, not. Granted, the name does sound a little pun-ish (probably, intentional) but it has absolutely nothing in common with a fictional Lightsaber except that both lights up brightly. And so, yeah, BrightSaber is neither a sci-fi weapon-made-real, nor is it a kid’s toy. It is, in fact, a LED lighting wand for lighting up subjects and scenes in photography and videography. It does look kinda cute and we can’t help but to notice the handle’s resemblance to a Lightsaber’s hilt and with the removable color filter on, it really mimics the iconic sci-fi weapon. Continue reading Polaroid BrightSaber Lights Up Your Subject, Not Maim Or Kill Them

This Ring Light for Smartphone Lets You Take Selfies in the Dark

Every geek knows who Julie Watai is. This super kawaii Japanese photographer, DJ, model, music producer and geek, who makes Furby speaks like Martians (among other things), wants selfie enthusiasts to take better selfies in lowlight condition. How? With Kira, a ring light designed specifically for smartphone. Simply put, Kira is like the ring light you know, but instead of slipping over a lens, it has a clip-on design that when attached to a smartphone, the light circles the front-facing camera lens to cast an even, consistent light on the subject. Kira is powered by AAA batteries, so it won’t tax on your smartphone’s batteries. Continue reading This Ring Light for Smartphone Lets You Take Selfies in the Dark

Smaller Than Pocket-size Relio is Possibly the Most Gorgeous Photography Light We have Seen

Sometimes, the only thing that stands between your camera and a good photograph is light. Thankfully, there are bountiful of solutions out there, but when it comes to real portability, we think the Relio Photography Light could be the only one that actually slips into the pocket. Yup. You heard that right, photography light that fits right in the pockets of your regular chinos. We don’t know about you, but it sounds downright cool to us and that’s even before we caught glimpse of its gorgeous CNC-machined aluminum body. Its 35mm (1.38”) aluminum body is sandblasted by hand, no less, and hard anodized for durability. Continue reading Smaller Than Pocket-size Relio is Possibly the Most Gorgeous Photography Light We have Seen

Satechi Outs Selfie Stick with Bluetooth Connectivity and Built-in Rechargeable Battery

i am sure you guys are familiar with selfie stick. it is the must-have tool if you want to take your career in selfie to the next level. speaking of selfie stick, Satechi has join the growing number of selfie stick makers with their very own ‘smart selfie stick’, or more correctly known as the Selfie Extension Arm Monopod. the concept is basically the same: act as an extension to enable easier selfie and to capture more than just your head. being Satechi, it also comes with some extra features, starting with a not-so-mundane design and Bluetooth capability with built-in battery. it has a secure locking ‘head’ (basically, a spring-loaded clamp) with rubber grips that fits handset as big as iPhone 6 Plus. the stick can extend up to 3’3″ and retracts to a compact 1′ length. Continue reading Satechi Outs Selfie Stick with Bluetooth Connectivity and Built-in Rechargeable Battery

Hufa Lens Cap Holder Solves The Age-old Problem of ‘Where To Put Your Lens Cap’

sometimes the smallest invention is all we need to enhance our life’ experiences. there is no denying some issues are so minute that we sometimes just chose to ‘live with it’, but that really shouldn’t be the case. the Hufa Lens Cap Holder is one such example of a small invention that could change your photography experience. lens cap holder might be a minuscule thing, but it solves the age-old problem of ‘where do you put your lens cup’ when the camera is in use. typically we find ourselves leaving lens caps in our pockets, resulting in collection of lint and dirt which are, needless to say, not exactly your camera’s lens best friend. some people choose to string the lens cap to the camera, but personal experience tells us, that is more of a hindrance then anything else when you are shooting. more often than not, stringed lens cap just gets in the way and for larger caps, it may even affect your camera stability and that’s not to mention it look totally unprofessional. Continue reading Hufa Lens Cap Holder Solves The Age-old Problem of ‘Where To Put Your Lens Cap’

FlashQ Is A Wireless Flash Trigger That Won’t Look Awkward On Small Cameras

wireless trigger systems are a dime a dozen. there is simply no shortage, however, there is a new entrant based out of Hong Kong eyeing for a slice of the wireless trigger pie and doing it in a really small proportion. meet the FlashQ, a sleek and tiny Wireless Flash Trigger that is simple to use (i.e. you don’t need to be a pro to use it) and won’t make your compact mirrorless camera looks completely awkward, while allowing you complete control over your creativity. seriously, a trigger needs to look like a trigger and not some futuristic gear that looks more like an attachment sitting atop of a tiny camera. it uses 2.4GHz wireless signal to communicate between the transmitter and the receiver and has an effective range of up to 20 meters (66 feet). but pro-grade accessory, it is not – as TTL is missing and remote triggering flashes sync at up to 1/250 sec – which definitely won’t sounds like porn to serious pros. it does, however, touts compatibility with a wide range of camera makes. Continue reading FlashQ Is A Wireless Flash Trigger That Won’t Look Awkward On Small Cameras

The BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit

there are three worlds in photography. the first is the digital world, where you get instant gratification in the form of previews. then there is the instant print realm, where you get instant print for instant gratification, and last but not the least, there’s the anti-instant gratification photography in the form of analog photography. among the three worlds, there exists a few in-betweens and the BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit is one of them. what it does is as straightforward as the product name is: it turns your BELAIR X 6-12 camera into an instant camera, compatible with Fuji Instax Wide Film. Continue reading The BELAIR X 6-12 Instant Camera Kit

Lomography Experimental Lens Kit

artistic lo-fi style images don’t quite seem to mix with modern digital photography. even with the myriad of photo manipulation apps and software-based creative filters, they somehow still feels, well, too digital and that’s not to mention that some effects like multiple exposures, cannot be fully replicated by a digital camera without some heavy photoshopping, but… that was then. with the Lomography Experimental Lens Kit, which consists of three micro 4/3 digital camera-compatible lenses, it lets you dive in and experience the art of lomo-photography with the instant gratification that modern people craves for. Continue reading Lomography Experimental Lens Kit