15+ Photography Gadgets You’ll Want Bad
As technology evolves, thousands of various gadgets and devices are appearing at the global market every day. The progress doesn’t pass by the photography industry and today there are lots of smart photography related tools and gizmos available at the online and offline stores. Some of them are really useful and become indispensible in professional photographer’s arsenal, while others are created to amuse and entertain people who enjoy snapping. In this post you can find a round-up of lovely photography gadgets and devices that are going to make your photography experience even more exciting.
These warm gloves made of Lycra and special anti-moisture material will provide you a comfortable shoot in cold or rainy weather.
The Hi-Speed USB 2.0 15-in-1 Media Reader & Writer accommodates all popular types of media allowing you to drag and drop files to your computer from practically any device. If you are a geek photographer, you’ll love this gizmo for sure.
This clever cube will especially appeal to landscape photographers and those who often use tripod in their work. 3 Axis bubble level for camera’s hot shoe will allow you to set up your camera level precisely.
Cute Joby Gorillapod gives you a possibility to take picture in the rockiest places and from the craziest angles. Flexible legs (magnetic in some models) allow you to foot the tripod firmly on any surface.
Cell phones and iPhones have become quite popular photography mediums lately. Pimping your iPhone camera with this 6x zoom lens, you will be able to boost its capabilities and diversify your “mobilography”. Note that the lens is available only for iPhone 1st gen. and cannot work for iPhone 3G/3GS.
The purpose of this gadget is quite obvious. Having this cellophane tent in your bag you’ll be able to quickly put it on your camera and make awesome rain photographs.
At $750 Kaidan 360 lens for panoramic photography is definitely not a cheap lens, but if you are an architecture or interior photographer, you will be able to appreciate it at its true value.
This innovative shoot-through camera bag is the perfect gift for photo journalists and reportage photographers. With this bottomless bag you can feel like really agent 007 taking pictures without getting the camera out of the bag.
A digital camera built right in the underwater mask is a great way to take underwater pictures and enjoy the process of diving.
With this charming Lego Stop Animation Video camera you won’t be left unnoticed.
This is the perfect gadget for paparazzi photography. This automatically Photo-Taking Camera dock can snap any subject you like with face detection technology and you can even set up the camera dock to tilt up the digital camera as far as 24 degrees or pan a full circle 360 degree to not miss a thing around. So it can do the entire paparazzi job without you being under suspicion.
This manually maneuvered camera lens calendar with dates running till 2038 could be a wonderful gift for an “already has everything” photographer. Although design of this lens is really cool and unique, the price of $2000 makes it less attractive, as well as the weight, which equals 4kg.
With portable photo studio you can take better still life photographs. Besides, consider this studio if you own an online shop - using it you can take better product pictures, thus, increase your sales.
Tomy Xiao TIP-521 is a modern version of the oldie Polaroid camera. Although the pictures it produces are smaller than those printed by Polaroid, Tomy Xiao TIP-521 beats out Polaroid in size and quality.
Monsterpod sticks to and peels right off just about anything. Not sure if it will hold a weighty professional gear, but if you own a compact digital camera you will be more than happy with this gizmo.
The Super-Secret Spy Lens is an ultimate accessory for street photographers and those who are shy to capture people on camera. Having a secret cut-out on the side and a precision mirror assembly inside, this lens is going to help you shoot candid reportage photos you’ve dreamed of.
These cute camera lens coffee mugs were handled out for free by Canon at this year’s Winter Olympics in Vancouver. If you had no chance to get such a great souvenir in Vancouver, don’t get upset - Canon 70-200mm F4 lens mugs are available for purchase online.
A 5 Mega Pixel camera with autofocus technology, the Rollei Mini allows you to shoot from a distance of 4 inches to infinity, saving each image to a Mini SD Card. Authentic Rolleiflex design is what makes this compact camera really special.