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7 Neatest Gifts for Photographers

Are you trying to focus in on the perfect gift for your favorite amateur paparazzo? Look no further! The NeatoShop has everything you need. Here are our top 7 gift suggestions for all the shutterbugs in your life.  1. Telephoto Kitchen Lens Timer  The Telephoto Kitchen Lens Timer lets your bring your cooking into focus. This makes [...]

Doc Ock Arms in Real Life

Ever need an extra pair of hands? So did Federico Parietti and Harry Asada of MIT. They’ve created a pair of semi-autonomous robot arms that you can wear: To demonstrate what the prototype can do, a camera observed a pair [...]

Boiling Fish Prank

Lights, camera, goldfish. I love this, as someone who has always been a fan of both pranks and fish, I never thought I would see the two combined. The look on some of their faces is just priceless. One women goes right up to it and picks it up, and frankly I am surprised she [...]

Pet’s Eye View Camera

Pet’s Eye View Camera – $39.95 Have you ever wished you could see the world through your dog’s eyes? Now you can with the Pet’s Eye View Camera from the NeatoShop. This fantastic little camera automatically takes pictures at an interval you set. Set it for 1-minute, 5-minutes, or 15-minutes. The internal memory will store up [...]

A Camera That Emphasizes Time Over Space

Jay Mark Johnson uses a slit camera to take surreal photographs that emphasize time over space. What comes through the lens looks different depending on whether it is moving or stationary. Where some folks are surprised by odd digital camera “mistakes,” Johnson selects the subjects and adjusts the scan rate to come up with works [...]

Touchy: The Human Camera

Oh, Japan. You are so weird/awesome. If, like artist Eric Siu, you’ve ever been jealous of a camera’s charmed life, then you’ll appreciate Touchy, a combination headgear-and-sensor setup that turns a person into human camera. Hold Touchy’s sensor and his eyes/lenses open; hold for 10 seconds, and he’ll take a picture of you, which you [...]

7 Ingenious Hidden Spy Cameras

Getty Images There may be no more important tool of espionage than the camera. It’s ideal for blackmail, collecting information, stealing documents, and reconnaissance. Because the technology involved is relatively simple, it’s possible to insert a camera into just about anything—and throughout history, that’s just what spy agencies have done. Here are a few objects that [...]

Ceramic Camera

Steve Irvine makes ceramic pinhole cameras. He made this lovely camera out of “high fired stoneware, glaze, copper and found objects.” It uses a piece of photo paper as the film. Yes, it’s also an art object, and will be featured on a future group exhibition. Link -Thanks, Steve!

Monkey Found Hidden Camera

This cheeky monkey found a hidden camera in the island of Borneo, and decided to strike a pose: Link – via Buzzfeed

Vase Shows the Silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

Danish psychologist Edgar Rubin is best known for the Rubin Vase — an optical illusion that looks like either two faces or a vase. Here’s a real vase that was created for Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee in 1977. When positioned just right, one side shows the Queen and the other the Prince Consort. You [...]