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Frameworks One: A Backlit Photo Frame Inspired by the World of Vinyl Records

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What if displaying your favorite photos were more like playing your favorite vinyl records? A couple of Swedish designers want to introduce a similar ecosystem of “discs,” sleeves, and “players” to the world of photo frames. The idea is called the Frameworks One, a backlit frame for printed photos that can quickly be physically swapped in and out.
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Test Your Perception of Color with this 1000 Piece Puzzle of the CMYK Color Gamut

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How good are your eyes at seeing colors? Over the years, we’ve shared a number of online color matching games that help you test this. 1000 Colours is an offline game for the same thing: it’s a jigsaw puzzle consisting of 1000 pieces that cover the CMYK color gamut.
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Depict is a Giant and Gorgeous 4K Digital Frame That Does Photos Justice

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Digital picture frames often steal attention away from the photos they display — the quality and resolution on most displays don’t always do photos justice and end up detracting from the viewing experience. Depict is a new frame that wants to revolutionize the experience of displaying and viewing art digitally.

It’s a giant and beautifully made frame that can display high resolution photographs in 4K.
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PetaPixel Photography Gift Guide 2014

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We’re a bit late this year, but here’s the latest edition of our holiday gift guide! Unlike other photography gift guides you might find this holiday season, ours is more lighthearted and geared more toward novelty gifts than serious gear.
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A Camera-Shaped Case for Your Contact Lenses

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Here’s a camera-shaped case you can use to carry your lenses around — not your camera lenses, but your contact lenses. The covers snap on tightly to keep your lenses safe from dirt and scratches when they’re not in use, and the 2x3x.8-inch case is a perfect size for traveling.

They can be purchased for $6 each over in the store of San Francisco-based design GAMAGO.

CollageMo Helps You Turn Your Photos Into Beautiful Collages for Your Wall

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Want to decorate your wall with a collage of your photos, but don’t want to spend the time, energy, and money required to make it happen? CollageMo can help. It’s an app that does for photo collages what Mosaic does for photo books.
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Polaroid’s Instagram Logo Look-a-Like Camera, the Socialmatic, Gets an Official Release Date

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After three years of teasing and a handful of tentative release dates that have come and gone, the Polaroid Socialmatic instant printing digital camera officially has a release date. As in, an actual day… not just a month or quarter.

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Casio’s ‘Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam’ Puts the Lens Behind a Two-Way Mirror

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Casio has officially unveiled its latest point-and-shoot camera. Its official name is the Exilim MR1, but to the general public, it’s more likely to go by its street name, the ‘Kawaii Selfie by Mirror Cam.’

As the name suggests, this camera is designed with one thing in mind: selfies. Read more…

The Photographer’s Sandbag Has Evolved… and Become the Donut-Like WaterWeight

WaterWeight - Ultra portable water or sand bag which folds into it's own handle

When you’re shooting on-location, you often want to pack as light as possible to minimize the physical effort needed to set things up. Just one problem: you’re probably going to need to carry around big, cumbersome sandbags in order to hold down all that ultra-light gear you packed.

Here to change the game is WaterWeight, a creative reinvention of the sandbag by the folks at Inspired Photo Gear. Small, portable and versatile, these little beasts ensure that your lights will be staying right where you need them without weighing you down on the way to the shoot.

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Make the Jump to a 4K Monitor for Only $700 with This New 27-inch, 60Hz, IPS Dell Display

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Missed that Cyber Monday deal on the 28-inch 4K Dell monitor for only $300? Or decided to skip it because it was a TN panel and not IPS? No worries, Dell just announced two new monitors that are yet again setting a new low-price bar for jumping into the 4K game — and these are IPS panels with 60Hz refresh rates! Read more…