Imagery

Photos Down Under(water)

I’ve never heard of Liquid Image before but here’s a gadget it created that looks to be lots of fun underwater. It’s the Camera Diving Mask and it sells for around $115. This isn’t a cheap piece of junk you’ll find at KB Toys either. With a 5-megapixel or 3.1-megapixel sensor, 16MB of internal storage and a microSD slot, it’s ...

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A Sensor That Mimicks The Human Eye

We’ve seen artificial corneas that could replace damaged organic corneas, but how about a digital image sensor that adjusts itself like a human retina? That’s exactly what John Rogers at the University of Illinois is creating. An improved method of transferring silicon sensors onto a curved surface allowing for the sensor to capture wide-angle views with low distortion. Because it ...

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Sony Unveils Two Unique Digital Cameras

Sony is known for its Cybershot line of digital cameras. They tend to be priced high and offer fantastic image quality and usability. One thing that’s still odd though is how Sony is still using memory cards for storage. With the price of solid state memory going down and increased storage capacity, the age of the memory card is slowly ...

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Girl Getting Struck By Lightning

Found on my Tumblr, this is a video of Flickr user SLOWLORIS getting struck by lightning while he’s filming a lake. From her Flickr page: Because you insisted, here’s the unedited screaming version. I also added video from a minute before the lightning struck so you can get an idea of how hard it was raining. From what i understand, ...

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Flee Aerial Digital Camera Allows For Soaring Shots

Here’s a really cool gadget that was totally made for the extreme sports industry. It’s called the Flee Digital Camera and was designed for aerial photography. It looks like a NERF toy of some sort crossed with badminton and it works like so: As soon as the Flee launches, it begins to snap multiple photos at a speed interval of ...

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Digesting Duck Takes Magical Images

Taeyoon Choi is a tourist from South Korea who is tired of the monotony of photography. He asks the question, “Why is there no camera that takes photographs on its own?” So he devised a way to separate the camera from a human operator. Using French inventor Jacques de Vauncanson’s Mechanical Digesting duck, Choi has turned it into his own ...

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Pistol Cam Captures That Special Moment

Celebrating the recent ruling on the Second Amendment? Grab that Colt .45 and slap the $695 Pistol Cam on it. It attaches to most handguns and records up to an hour of MPEG4 audio and video. Amazing as it sounds, it’s primarily designed for law enforcement with the Orange County SWAT team giving it their approval. I’m pretty sure that ...

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The Image Fulgurator

How this device isn’t an April Fool’s joke is beyond me. Yeah, it’s that awesome. Created by Julius von Bismarck, the Image Fulgurator can remotely insert images into other people’s photographs. Through a complex setup involving a 35mm camera and light, you can aim the device at the scenery someone is photographing and a light sensor will insert your image ...

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Nike PhotoiD Campaign

Who doesn’t love Nike? Between their excellent sportswear and baller shoes, Nike is always pushing boundaries in the art world. The latest project to come from the most popular athletic shoe manufacturer is Nike PhotoiD, a new art movement/marketing gimmick that lets users take photos of cool things they see in real life and apply it to a custom-designed pair ...

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Just When You Thought That iPhone 3G Was Hot…

If there’s a company out there that can take on Apple, it’s either Nokia or Sony-Ericsson. The latter company will be coming out with a sleek little cellphone called the C905 in Q4 of this year. It’ll have a really nice QVGA screen, support MS Exchange just like the iPhone 3G, Bluetooth, Xenon flash and some other crap. It sounds ...

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