Posts Tagged ‘novelty’

Introducing the Instant Photo Pendant Necklace!

Say hello to the latest item in the PetaPixel Store: the Instant Photo Pendant Necklace! This beautiful pendant is designed to look exactly like a 1-inch tall Polaroid picture. Insert your favorite 0.8-inch square photos through a slot in the side, and keep it safe and snug with a clear plastic square (included). The copper and iron pendant is coated with white and comes with a silver-colored 18-inch chain. Buy one while supplies last for just $10 from our store (shipping is free for US residents).
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Make Homemade Soap Cameras with This Silicone Mold

Etsy shop soaprepublic sells flexible silicone molds for making homemade soap that’s shaped like a DSLR camera body (with a pancake lens attached?).
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Nikon D5100 Gets Unofficial “Star Wars”-Themed Firmware Update

Nikon’s firmware got decrypted last month, and now an unofficial firmware for Nikon DSLRs has emerged. Rather than offer useful adjustments, the firmware is purely for geekiness: it gives Nikon D5100 DSLRs a Star Wars theme.
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Film Roll-Shaped Toilet Paper Dispenser

This giant film roll packs a roll of toilet paper instead of photographic film. It’s refillable, and can be placed on a table (dispensing TP through the top) or mounted on a wall (with the TP coming out the side). They come in red, yellow, and green, and cost $17 apiece over at Brando.

100 Film Paper Towel Box (via Unplggd via Jim Golstein)

Cookie Cutters for Making Cute Cameras You Can Munch On

Udi over at DIYPhotography has announced a cookie cutter set you can use to make camera shaped cookies. Each set contains 3 cutters shaped like three types of cameras — SLR, TLR, and Rangefinder — and costs $18.

Camera Cookie Cutters [DIYPhotography Store]

Airframe: A Picture Frame That’s Shaped Like an Airplane Window

“Airframe”, designed by Korean designer James Kim, is a picture frame shaped like an airplane window.

Whether you are a seasoned traveler or new to the skies you can always have a lofty window seat view with this portal overlooking aerial views from your memorable vacation.

They come in sets of 3, which cost $47 each over in the designboom shop.

Airframe by James Kim (via @Photojojo)

Glow Graffiti Lets You Light Paint with an Aerosol Can

Glow Graffiti is an aerosol can-style light painting tool similar to the one by artist A├»ssa Logerot that we featured back in September. It’s powered by a UV light rather than the interchangeable LED lights used by Logerot, but the Glow Graffiti comes with a special UV-sensitive backdrop on which paintings are visible for around 30 seconds (the kit contains letter stencils too). You can pick up a set for $39 from Photojojo or Amazon (it’s prime eligible).

Glow Graffiti Toolset (via PhotoWeeklyOnline)

Geeky Speaker Masquerades as a Nikon 55-200mm Lens

A major craze in camera-related novelty items started early last year when Canon lens mugs took the Internet by storm. Last December we showed you a speaker designed to look like a Canon DSLR and lens. Now Nikonian music-lovers can join in on the fun: there’s a new Nikon 55-200mm lens speaker for sale on eBay that costs between $20 and $40.

Nikon Lens Speakers on eBay (via Nikon Rumors)

Lens Filter Beverage Coasters

Product developer and part-time wedding photographer Joel Malone has come up with a product called “Lens Filter Coasters“: 4 colored or UV filters and an indestructible steel coaster holder. The coasters are actual 86mm filters made of optic polycarbonate resin (similar to plexiglass). Malone is currently raising funds for the project through Kickstarter: $40 will preorder you a UV set, and $50 will land you a colored one.

Lens Filter Coasters [Kickstarter]

Unique Earrings Crafted From 35mm Film

Brussels-based jewelry designer Clement Marquaire creates one-of-a-kind earrings using old 35mm film. A pair will cost you $15 over in Marquaire’s Esty store.

Happy Factory Etsy Store (via Photojojo)