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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.
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Featured Examples

High-End Compact Cameras
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
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
play_circle_filled Ultra Megapixel Cameras
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
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
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
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
3D Cameras
3D Cameras
Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1 is the First Camera of its Kind (UPDATE)
The Fujifilm FinePix REAL 3D W1 is the world’s first 3D imagine system. This snazzy piece of technology can capture either 2D or 3D pictures, and can even display what you shoot on an LCD monitor. The… MORE
play_circle_filled Feature Fused Cameras
Feature Fused Cameras
Stop Motion, Audio and Video Combine in the Panasonic Lumix GH1
Panasonic has added a powerhouse to the digital camera world with the new Lumix DMC-GH1. The upgrade from the G1, the Lumix GH1 comes with a higher quality of specs than its predecessor. It features… MORE
Crafty Projector Cameras
Crafty Projector Cameras
Snap your Photos & Display Them With the Nikon Coolpix s1000pj
Before the Nikon Coolpix s1000pj, you had to take the photos on your digital camera, transport the camera to your house and then put the photos onto your computer. With the new Nikon Coolpix s1000pj,… MORE
Transparent Cameras
Transparent Cameras
The Nikon D80 DSLR Camera is Clearly Awesome
After the 44th President of U.S., Barack Obama, revealed yesterday that the new conduct buzz words for his presidency are “openness" and "transparency,” what better way to celebrate his words than with… MORE
Twisting Camera Lenses
Twisting Camera Lenses
Digital U-Turn Camera Is Designed For Self-Taken Photos
A new addition to the world of gadget collectibles for children is Digital Blue’s U-Turn Camera, a digital camera that comes with fresh camera twists and features. The U-Turn Camera is marketed for kids… MORE
Extreme Sports Cameras
Extreme Sports Cameras
4P Uses GPS Beacon Armstrap for Self-Filming Video Action
Quality video footage of yourself landing those kick ass tricks and stunts is essential in extreme sports. However, it’s not always possible to have someone there filming every minute of the action for… MORE

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DIY Transformer Camera
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Extreme Sportography
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Prodigious Camera Phones
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Deliberate Uglification
Deliberate Uglification
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HDR Specialty Cameras
The Pentax K-7 Digital SLR is Great for High Dynamic Range Photos
play_circle_filled Consummate Cameras
Consummate Cameras
The Sigma DP2 SLR Flashes Onto the Scene
Micro Tripods
Micro Tripods
The Credit-Card Sized ModoPocket Is World's Smallest Camera Tripod
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All-Weather Digital Cameras
Nikon 'Coolpix eXtreme' Camera Waterproofs In Acute Style
25 Dangerous Extreme Sports
25 Dangerous Extreme Sports
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play_circle_filled DIY Solar-Powered Robots
DIY Solar-Powered Robots
RobotiKits for Kids Include Happy Hopping Frog Bot
play_circle_filled Star Wars-Inspired Cameras
Star Wars-Inspired Cameras
Stormtrooper Photographers Love New Pentax K2000 (CES 2009)
In-Dash Traffic Cam Warnings
In-Dash Traffic Cam Warnings
NAVIGON Red Light Cameras Alert Drivers to Dangerous Intersections
play_circle_filled Top 20 KickAss Extreme Sports
Top 20 KickAss Extreme Sports
Fireball Soccer, Rocket Packs and Flipping Wheelchairs
Photographing Ads With Mobile Phones
Photographing Ads With Mobile Phones
Sony Ericsson C905 Cyber-Shot Campaign
DIY Wooden Cameras
DIY Wooden Cameras
The Canon DSLR Mock-Up
13.5 Megapixel Cameras with GPS
13.5 Megapixel Cameras with GPS
Nikon Coolpix P6000
Top 7 Innovations in Extreme Sports Photography
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Lipstick Digital Cameras
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Quikpod
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Hand-Powered Digital Camera
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Sony Odo Twirl N' Take
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iCoaster
Cute USB for Kids
Cute USB for Kids
Adata Mickey Mouse Flash Drive
Sony's Latest Mobile Debut
Sony's Latest Mobile Debut
K770i Slim Chocolate Cyber-Shot
Panoramic Digital Camera
Panoramic Digital Camera
Sony Concept In Design Phase
The Sony Odo Digital Camera
The Sony Odo Digital Camera
Eco Friendly and Powered By You
Digital Photo Locket + Camera = The Kodak 1881
Digital Photo Locket + Camera = The Kodak 1881
Leica M8 Digital Camera
Leica M8 Digital Camera
Classic Design Gets 10 Megapixels
18ct Gold and Leather SLR
18ct Gold and Leather SLR
Pentax 60th Anniversary SLR
Miniature Classics
Miniature Classics
Minox Digital Cameras
Film Cameras Finally Dead
Film Cameras Finally Dead
Canon and Nikon Halt Production
Cardboard SLR
Cardboard SLR
a Single Reflex Camera Made of Cardboard