While some camera geeks are salivating over the possibilities of the new Nokia 808 PureView smartphone and its comparatively beefy 41-megapixel camera, researchers have recently unveiled a technique for capturing 50-gigapixel images, which they predict may hit the public in as little as five years.
Unless you're a camera nut (like me), most DSLRs will either look the same to you or are too expensive to even consider. Canon's new T4i camera attempts to differentiate by adding a touchscreen to make it easy for smartphone camera shooters to make the leap to a DSLR.
Here's an interesting concept from designer Brian Matanda: it's called Timeless Capture, and it wants you to be a little more dang sentimental about your photos. Timeless Capture automatically pushes your snaps to a married photo frame, so your memories are always on display. In fact, that's the only way to view them, as the camera as no LCD viewer of its own.
There's no doubt that people absolutely love Instagram. The photo sharing network might be on the top favorite app lists of many an iOS and Android user, but what if Instagram was an actual camera that could print out all of your hipster photos? Like, maybe this camera concept by ADR Studio? Yes, please!
3D filmmaker and deep ocean diver James Cameron has an idea that he thinks will convince more "A-list" directors to put out 3D content.
Billy Brown's "Camera Collection" includes over 100 cameras, lenses, and accessories done up in the most geeky, nerdy and retro way possible: with boxy pixels. Brown's pixels aren't just pretty to look at, they prove that good design is iconic, transcends time and that even in primitive form, people can identify them.
Before all the Instagram and Pintrest users start to panic, let's clarify. This camera doesn't do away with your images — it is a device that sends your captured image to humans who then describe your photo in words.
Raise your hand if you've ever used a projector camera or projector phone for anything but failing to impress people with the fact that you have a projector camera or a projector phone. Okay, if you have your hand up, use it to smack yourself for buying a useless gimmick, and then start praying that this projector viewfinder idea will actually happen.
Back before the age of ubiquitous digital camera set-ups, Hollywood directors and fashion photographers made finger framing a scene or person the universal symbol for the path to stardom. Amazingly, that simple gesture now powers a real camera.
Photos and photo apps are a part of our everyday life now thanks to our mobile phones. A big downside is that in most cases we never print the photos — they stay in the virtual world. Wouldn't it just be nice to be able to print one out every now and then?