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Nova Light Is A Credit Card Sized Flash For iPhone Photographers

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You want a good picture, you need good lighting. It’s as essential as that. The Nova Wireless camera is about the size of a credit card and features 40 small LEDs behind its frosted white plastic panel. That’s enough power to light up your subject good and bright with a diffuse glow and increase your chances at a winning shot. You simply hold it with one hand while you shoot with the other, and since it connects to your phone, you can select any colour temperature. Its size means it’ll fit in a wallet or a pocket with ease, so you can take it with you next time you get an urge to document your breakfast, which, let’s face it, is every day.

It’ll cost $50 once it ships, which should be sometime next week.

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Lomo’Instant Camera: Instant Photos With Added Options

Lomo’Instant Camera

Instant cameras aren’t anything new, but Lomography manages to bring something new to the table with the Lomo’Instant camera. If you’ve ever used a Polaroid or a Fujifilm Instax, then you know that shooting options for instant cameras are quite limited. Basically, you just point and shoot and hope for the best as you wait for your photos to develop.

That’s where the Lomo’Instant camera starts to differ. First of all, it’s packed with a bunch of additional options and extra features so you can tweak settings and shoot more creatively. It’s programmed with three shooting modes, so you’re in control when it comes to lighting. Plus you can shoot unlimited multiple exposures so you can experiment and combine multiple shots into one frame.

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Deal Of The Day: 65% Off Deal On Essential iPhoneography Lens Kit Is Ending Soon!

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We wrote about this deal last month and you guys seemed to dig it. Well, it’s ending on the 29th, so this is pretty much your last chance to get it at that price. You’re looking at the Essential iPhoneography Lens Kit from Bazaared, which is a swell assortment of lenses that attach to your iPhone 5/5S, and expand its photographic abilities tremendously. And no, it’s not your usual bunch of tiny clip-on lenses that barely seem to make any difference. This kit is decked out! Check this out:

8x Telephoto Lens
Fisheye Lens
Wide and Macro Lens
2x Telephoto Lens
60x Magnifying Microscope
Lens Wallet
Tripod for 8x Telephoto Lens
Hard-back case for 8x Telephoto Lens and 60x Magnifying Microscope
Cleaning Cloth

That’s a lot of material for $69! You’d normally have to spend $200 for this.

Hit the jump for some sample pics taken with these lenses.

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Not-a-Camera Wooden Camera Necklace is Actually a Camera

Wooden Camera Necklace

So this is the Not-a-Camera necklace, and it’s the exact opposite of what it’s name says it is. The necklace features a larger-than-the-usual wooden pendant in the shape of a camera, and even though it’s name insists that it isn’t a camera, it actually is. It’s hard to believe that this thin wooden thing is capable of taking 3.5-megapixel pictures, but it can be used to record HD video too.

The Not-a-Camera’s maker, Olivia, originally made the camera for her 101-year-old grandmother (who also happens to be named Olivia), so that the latter would have a camera at hand (or rather, around her neck) that was both light and easy to use.

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Printing Memories: Fujifilm Instax Printer

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Fujifilm’s Instax series of cameras are basically the newer generation of Polaroids, except they give you smaller-sized prints and are available in a wide assortment of colors, shapes, and sizes. Taking the concept of instant memories one step further, they’ve recently unveiled the Instax Printer. Granted, portable photo printers aren’t exactly anything new, but this one is still worth having for people who dig Instax and instant pictures.

The Instax Printer hooks up with most smartphones to print photos from Facebook, Instagram, or your camera roll on actual film. Just fire up the printer’s companion app to sync and edit photos, add filters, and print them. The printer retails for $200 and will be released on June 1st.

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Take 3D Images Using Your Smartphone With LazeeEye

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A 3D camera is expensive. A smartphone with an attachment that turns it into a 3D camera is not. I mean, you’ve already bought your phone anyway. Might as well cough up twenty more bucks to take three-dimensional images than spend hundreds of dollars on a 3D camera that you won’t be using at all times.

The attachment is called the LazeeEye and it works by making use of a laser illuminator hardware add-on and a stereo vision processing app that work together to bring you your 3D images. 

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Print Photos Anytime, Anywhere With LifePrint

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LifePrint brings something different to the table when it comes to wireless printers. It connects to your iOS or Android device via WiFi or Bluetooth so you can print pictures mere seconds after you’ve taken them. It works with an app that lets you print 3″ x 4″ photos even when you’re away from home or wherever the printer is. You’ll also be able to beam and print images on your friend and family’s printers when you want to share moments as they happen.

LifePrint is also a “physical” photo social network as it lets you follow your favorite photographers, celebrities, family, and friends, printing out images they share to you in turn.

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Foldio is the First Foldable Studio for Smartphones

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Most smartphones are equipped with shooters that rival digital cameras. In fact, some phones capture images that are better than those captured using digital cameras, giving rise to something called Phoneography. Studios are built for standalone cameras, so isn’t it high time for smartphone camera subjects to have their own studios, too?

Orange Monkie seems to agree with this, which is why they came up with Foldio. It’s dubbed as the “first foldable studio for smartphones” and its creators boast that users will be able to take studio-quality pictures with the ultra-portable studio.

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Put That Lens Cap To Some Use, Aside From, You Know, Capping Your Lens

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Lens caps are essential. Lens caps are also pretty useless when they’re not protecting your lens. The Snapper Cap pictured above makes use of the little space between the lens and the cap by introducing a slim plastic insert that allows you to carry an extra memory card. And that right there’s pretty useful, considering how quickly cards can fill up if you shoot a lot. The inserts come in formats that accept SD cards with all size caps, CF cards with 67mm, 72mm and 77mm caps, and even little wipes in the same formats that accept CF cards. It’s cost you a $15 pledge on Kickstarter to get yours, if funding is achieved.

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