Creative Convergence

Unusual twists on mainstream goods lasso trendsetters
Implications - When an innovation once explored only by a certain group of people becomes mainstream, trend junkies begin seeking something to one-up the furor. These niche hobbyists seek unique twists on things that are already popular, looking for newfangled ways in which to pioneer the next big thing.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 53,689 Total Clicks Jan 09 - Oct 09
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High-End Compact Cameras - Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Digital Camera
SCORE: 4
Warm 13,010 Clicks Pub: Sep 3, 09
High-End Compact Cameras
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1 Digital Camera
More than a compact camera, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF rivals SLR cameras. Offering a 12.1-megapixel resolution, it hosts the 4/3 type MOS Sensor from the Micro Four-Third standard, thus drastically reducing… [More]
Mini Pro Cameras - Olympus and Panasonic Launch Four Thirds Digital SLRs
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 18,772 Clicks Pub: May 14, 09
Mini Pro Cameras
Olympus and Panasonic Launch Four Thirds Digital SLRs
For some time now, amateurs have been beyond thrilled with slender, pocket-sized digital cameras while the pros grumbled and fumbled with their giant camera bags. Many professional quality digital models… [More]
Ultra Megapixel Cameras - The LEICA S2 DSLR Features a Whopping 37.5 Megapixels
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 8,885 Clicks Pub: Aug 3, 09
Ultra Megapixel Cameras
The LEICA S2 DSLR Features a Whopping 37.5 Megapixels
It seems that the capabilities of regular, everyday technology is becoming a little bit ridiculous -- in a good way, of course. After a year of waiting, LEICA is ready to release their new S2 Digital SLR… [More]
Web-Surfing Digital Cameras - The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-G3 Features Built-In Browser (CES 2009)
SCORE: 4.2
Mild 4,436 Clicks Pub: Jan 8, 09
Web-Surfing Digital Cameras
The Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-G3 Features Built-In Browser (CES 2009)
With the Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-G3, uploading images to the Web has never been easier. This bad boy features an integrated Internet browser so that you can transfer your photos and videos to Shutterfly, Picasa… [More]
Self-Portrait Cameras - Samsung ST500 & ST550's Front Screen Makes Self-Shots Simple
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 4,186 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 09
Self-Portrait Cameras
Samsung ST500 & ST550's Front Screen Makes Self-Shots Simple
It’s always difficult when you want to take a photo of yourself, or yourself with a friend. The pictures always turn out awkward with each person looking in a different direction. Samsung has solved… [More]
Walleye Lenses - The Mike Perry Fisheye Camera Looks Like a Hypercolor Explosion
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 4,400 Clicks Pub: Sep 25, 09
Walleye Lenses
The Mike Perry Fisheye Camera Looks Like a Hypercolor Explosion
Have you ever wanted to create artistic shots easily with your camera, and have a cool looking camera with which to do that with? The limited edition Mike Perry Fisheye Camera can all that and more. According… [More]