Most cameras nowadays are either integrated directly into your phone, have interchangeable lenses, or are big and bulky for professionals. These ten cool and crazy cameras have designs that think outside the box. They include: a sphere, slingshot, gun, and more. Continue reading to see them all.
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Sony's NEX-F3K/S 16.1MP Camera with 18-55 Lens is currently being offered at only $369 shipped, today only, originally priced at $599.99. Enjoy
gorgeous HD movies, astounding low-light pictures, continuous shooting up to 5.5 fps, incredible panorama shots, and Live View on a 3.0-inch LCD. Product page. Continue reading for a video review.
- 16.1 MP Exmor APS HD CMOS image sensor.
- Full HD movie shooting 60i/24p.
- LCD tilts down 13°, up 180° for low-angle and self-portrait shots.
Canon's EOS Rebel SL1 has officially been unveiled, and it's now the world's smallest DSLR. Similar to the T4i, it boasts an 18-megapixel APS-C image sensor, DIGIC 5 image processor, and 1080p video recording with continuous autofocus. Product page. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.
GoPro cameras are great for filming action shots, but when you've got over a dozen of them, there's only one thing left to do: create a custom bullet time rig. UberGizmo reports that "because of the combination of the half-circle mount and the cameras capturing a moment simultaneously, the transition between one image to another looks seamless to us." Continue reading for a video and more information.
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Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GX1 Micro 4/3 Camera Body is currently being offered ato nly $279 shipped, originally priced at $699.99. Taking full advantage of the 16.0-megapixel Live MOS sensor and Venus Engine, images to be shot in low-lit situations at max. 12800 high ISO sensitivity setting is stunningly clear with highly sharp resolution. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video preview.
- 3-inch LCD display.
- 16MP DSLR-Like Image Quality, Features, and Lens Options.
- Built-in Flash, Hotshoe, and Traditional Mode Dial.
- Lumix LightSpeed Focusing and PinPoint Focusing Control.
- Full HD Vide1080/60i - AVCHD/MP8.
No, this isn't yet another concept design, but rather a real-life Instagram camera, called the Socialmatic. Socialmatic and Polaroid plan on releasing this device next year, and it includes an integrated printer as well as filters for retro effects. Continue reading for a video and more information.
What you're looking at above is the $161,000 Fisheye-Nikkor 6mm f/2.8s lens, which was first introduced in 1972. It has an incredible picture angle of 220° - 40° wider than standard fisheye lenses. At 11.4-pounds, it boasts 12 glass elements and was originally developed for special scientific and industrial use where wider-than-180° picture coverage is required in surveillance work, photographing the interiors of pipes, boilers, conduits, cylinder bores and other constricted areas. Continue reading for three videos and more information.
Canon's PowerShot S100 is currently being offered at only $249 shipped, originally priced at $429. Its fast f/2.0 lens helps you tackle unfavorable lighting and capture breathtaking portraits with beautiful, shallow depth-of-field. Product page. Continue reading for a video review explaining why it's the best point-and-shoot for the money.
- 12.1 effective megapixel, 1/1.73-inch high-sensitivity CMOS sensor.
- 3-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle.
- DIGIC 5 image processor.
- Full 1080p HD video with stereo sound.
- 24mm wide-angle lens (5x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom and 20x combined zoom) with optical image stabilizer.
Swann's Freestyle 1080p HD Waterproof Sports Camera is currently being offered at only $119.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $279.99. Recording can be activated either by the camera's buttons, with VOX voice activated recording or from a distance via the included remote control. Product page. Continue reading for an unboxing video and sample footage.
- 5.0 megapixel still photos.
- 1080p high-definition video at 30 fps.
- 3x digital zoom.
- 1.5" TFT LCD screen.