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Vintage Impossible Project One Step Camera Kit
A limited edition rerelease of Polaroid's sleek silver Sun 600 (which originally debuted in the '80s) is back on the market, thanks to the Impossible Project—the initiative that acquired all of Polaroid's film production equipment when the company...
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Designing the New Kodak Super 8 with fuseproject + Yves Behar
It's safe to say that many filmmakers got their start on Super 8 cameras—grainy, film-shooting creative tools that were easy to use and fun to tinker with. While the category never died and old cameras are still highly in demand, they provide challenges...
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Nikon KeyMission 360
Nikon, today at CES, unveiled their expected flagship update, the D5 (more on that soon), plus the unexpected entry point to the action and VR space, the KeyMission 360. It's bit larger than a GoPro, but the device has two lenses, not one. Facing...
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The Experiential Camera
There's arguably no better way to learn how a camera works than by building one yourself. That's exactly what Bigshot offers: a kit for constructing a 3MP digital camera from scratch—that's easy enough for anyone over the age eight. There's a flash...
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L16 Camera
With Light’s googly-eyed, multi-lensed camera—the L16—quantity and quality exist simultaneously. When taking a photo, the camera’s whopping 16 different lenses fire a once, piecing together a massive 52-megapixel image, and it’s all controlled through...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: CH Team's Wish List
While the team at Cool Hunting shares plenty of interests, individually we offer different know-how and embody distinct tastes. Through our research and curiosity, we cross the paths of many products and experiences—and oftentimes some really stick...
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Viddy Camera
The Pop-Up Pinhole Camera Co. makes film-based photography a little more magical with Viddy: a build-it-yourself pinhole camera made from sturdy recycled card. Viddy works with both medium format and 35mm film and comes with everything you need—except...
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Personalized Camera Strap
DSLRs are all looking alike these days, so help yours stand out with Viveo’s personalized camera straps. Made from simple, hand-cut strips of leather, the straps can be embellished with a hot-stamped name tag of its owner. Viveo’s camera straps come...
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Light’s L16 Pocket-Sized Multi-Aperture Camera
No other camera looks quite like the newly announced Light L16, with one side featuring a whopping 16 lenses. This visual assessment immediately reveals just how advanced the technology is within the device. When capturing an image, all lenses fire...
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Camera Swagg
Photographers know the burden of carrying around two or more cameras in order to never miss that perfect moment. Lightening the load is Oklahoma-based Matthew Swaggart, whose sturdy, handmade leather multi-camera harness (dubbed the "MoneyMaker") lets...
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Tips from Ozzie Sweet's 1958 book 'My Camera Pays Off'
Recently a friend of ours discovered, while cleaning out her mother's storage unit, this 1958 book from prolific professional photographer Ozzie Sweet: "My Camera Pays Off." It must have been quite useful to its former owner (her mother was an editor...
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The Wonders of the Leica Q
It's easy to understand why photographers turn to Leica. Simply put, they're beautifully designed, highly durable and capture superb images. The new Leica Q—a powerful, compact digital camera with a 24MP full frame sensor—lives up to the promise. The...
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Yuneec's Typhoon Q500 Drone with 4K Camera
To put it in the simplest terms, 4K Ultra HD directly translates to 4000 pixels wide in resolution. This is far superior to standard HD and it's the next wave in viewing—and capturing videos. With electric avation specialist Yuneec International...
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Self-Flying Camera
Born out of the basement of a UC Berkeley robotics lab, Lily is a radio controller-free camera that starts recording as soon as you throw it in the air. Whether you're snowboarding or surfing, the waterproof quadcopter follows (and films) you around...
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Tokyo Camera Style
Though smartphones might take the bulk of our daily point-and-shoot photography, street shooting with film is alive and well—especially in Tokyo. Throughout the '90s and early aughts, Japanese camera-makers from Contax to Nikon produced a range of...
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Enhancing Mobile Photography with the Moment Case
Designed to elevate the mobile photography experience to a more professional level, Moment launched with a two-piece lens system on Kickstarter in January 2014, pulling in nearly $500,000 and over nine times their goal. But while their lenses have...
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dp-2 Quattro Digital Point & Shoot Camera
SIGMA continues to revolutionize photography with the dp2 Quattro camera, which offers a perspective close to human vision. The camera incorporates a newly developed Foveon X3 image sensor that processes photos in three pixel layers, resulting in 3D...
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Nikon’s Full-Frame D-SLR: D750
by Tariq Dixon With professional-grade capabilities in a compact, lightweight body, Nikon’s D750 is the brand's latest (and in many ways, its most versatile) full-frame D-SLR. We took the camera to Puerto Rico to test its range of unique features...
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