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This DSLR Box Design Doubles as the Owner’s Manual

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Sustainability is a big and important idea these days, and it’s the one behind this new concept box design for DSLR cameras. It’s clever packaging that has two uses: once the camera is safely transported to the owner, the box is taken apart and used as the owner’s manual for the camera.
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Salt and Pepper Shakers Designed to Look Like Rolls of 35mm Film

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Check out this clever little salt and pepper set: it’s designed to look like 35mm rolls of Kodak and Fujifilm film. The yellow one is the “Film Salt Shaker,” and the green one is the “Film Pepper Shaker.”
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BelfieStick: A Dedicated Product for Snapping Hard to Reach Selfies of Your Butt

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If you already can’t stand the idea of a selfie stick existing, you may want to avert your eyes. The BelfieStick is a bizarre new device for “belfies,” or backside selfies. It’s like a selfie stick, except for the express purpose of photographing your butt.
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This Anti-Paparazzi Clothing Uses Reflective Threads to Ruin Flash Photos

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While working as a DJ for Paul McCartney’s world tours, Chris Holmes would often be disappointed when his reflective outfits would ruin flash photographs by blowing it out with light. Then one day he had an epiphany: why not turn things around and use the photo-ruining clothing “for a greater purpose”?

He then came up with the idea of creating a line of hyper-reflective clothing for men. The garments are designed for people who want to keep their privacy and don’t want to appear in photos, namely, celebrities.
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Polaroid Announces a New Mobile Printer and a New Line of… Dashcams

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Polaroid has new ownership and fresh determination to make its well known brand great again. This week the company launched a couple of new products in two similar yet different markets: mobile printing and… dashcams.
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Canon’s New Connect Station Wants to Be a Central Hub of Your Photo Experience

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Canon today announced a new product called the Connect Station CS100. It’s a system designed for storing, viewing, and sharing your digital photos and videos.
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Cycling Water Bottles Designed to Look like Rolls of Classic Films

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San Francisco-based cycling team/brand Mash SF is selling a line of “Purist” water bottles that are inspired by the designs of classic film stocks. So far there’s Kodachrome, Fuji Velvia, Ilford HP5, and Agfa Pro 200.

The bottles hold 22oz of liquid, have Moflo caps on top, and cost $10 each from the Mash SF store.

external What Portable Flash Kit Should I Buy? —Learn from Joey L.

Commercial photographer Joey L. gives a comprehensive tutorial on how to build your own portable flash kit with some of his tried and true equipment.

 
Dec 31, 2014 · Permalink · Comment

Novelty Clocks That Look Like Camera Gear

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Want to keep time with a clock inspired by camera gear? Here’s a roundup of timepieces based on cameras, lenses, and rolls of film. (Note: The clocks on this list may or may not still be available for purchase.)
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Mall Turns Customers’ Portraits Into Wrapping Paper for Presents

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Here’s a neat idea that combines photography with Christmas spirit: the Plaza Ginza shopping center in Tokyo, Japan has been running a fun event called “I Wrap You.” Instead of wrapping gifts with generic wrapping paper, the center is snapping photos of customers on the spot to create gift wrap featuring their faces.
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