Posts Tagged ‘nova’

Nova: The Card-Sized Color Temperature-Adjustable Wireless Flash for Your Phone

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An external iPhone flash actually made our recent list of 13 photo gadgets we didn’t need, but that doesn’t mean we don’t see the potential of a flash accessory for smartphones. That particular retro-tastic flash didn’t suit our fancy; the new Nova wireless flash, however, has a lot more going for it. Read more…

Rethinking the Design of DSLR Cameras

Every few generations, the design of camera bodies change with shifts in technology. From the early days of plate and large format cameras, through rangefinder and single lens reflex cameras, new camera designs regularly spring forth and some go on to become mainstream. One might therefore ask, “what’s next?”

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Designer Erin Fong has an interesting answer: the Nova DSLR camera.

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This conceptual design is born out of a realization that photographers use cameras in all sorts of different angles and positions, and aims to address the most common of these uses. This includes self portraits, shots above crowds, stabilizing with two hands, etc…

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I can imagine there being some difficulty when being used with large and heavy lenses, and it’s not very clear how the camera would be used with a tripod. However, it’s definitely a very interesting idea and cool concept.

What do you think of this design?

Nova DSLR Camera (via @AmazingPics)


Image credits: Erin Fong