Ideas
Explore the world's #1 largest database of ideas and innovations, with over 400,000 inspiring examples.
Insights
Uncover major shifts and emerging opportunities with our exclusive PRO research.
Trend Reports
Discover why 750 brands rely on our AI-powered Trend Reports to get better, faster insights.
Newsletter
Join over 200,000 subscribers who rely on our weekly newsletter to keep up with need-to-know trends and insights.
Books
Join 20,000,000+ people getting better and faster with our New York Times Bestselling methods, best innovation books & keynote videos.
Dashboard
Get special access to premium content, topic tracking and customizable tools through our AI-powered Dashboard.
AI
Learn how the Trend Hunter harnesses the power of artificial intelligence.
Assessment
Enhance your innovation potential with a deeper understanding of your unique innovation archetype and how your organization benchmarks.
Overview
Accelerate innovation and ignite disruptive thinking with our award-winning programs and research.
Keynotes & Workshops
Empower your team with the insights and frameworks they need to innovate better and faster.
Custom Research
Get fast, customized trend reports, presentations and deep dives 20x faster than traditional research.
Plans
Get started today with a free consultation, our self-serve tools, or a dedicated program.
Jeremy Gutsche
Ignite your event with our CEO, a NY Times Bestselling Author and one of the top innovation keynote speakers.
Our Team of Futurists
Inspire your group with our most popular speakers on innovation, trends, change and futurism.
Contact
Get in touch to learn more, ask a question or submit a tip.
About Us
Learn more about Trend Hunter and how we accelerate innovation.
FAQ
Get answers to common questions about Trend Hunter.
Community
Stay on the cutting-edge with the help of the Trend Hunter community.
Team
Meet the team trusted by hundreds of leading businesses worldwide.
Jobs
Find opportunities to accelerate your career with the #1 Trend Firm.
Internships
Grow your professional skillset in an award-winning workplace.
News
Catch up on noteworthy Trend Hunter news and media mentions.
Join
Build a portfolio and put your trend-spotting abilities to the test.
Advertising
Supercharge your marketing by partnering with Trend Hunter.
Portfolio
Visit your public portfolio and browse your past articles.
Add a Trend
Write up an article and showcase your trend-spotting skills.
My Trends
Edit your articles and see how they stack up on the leaderboards.
Settings
Edit your profile, connect your social media accounts, and more.
Add a trend, customize your dashboard, or track topics.
Future Festival
World Summit
Join the world's top innovators at our 3-Day Toronto event.
Innovation Events
Explore our 2020 tour dates and find the best city to inspire your team.
Custom Events
Host a custom innovation conference in your city that will inform and inspire.
Custom Training
Bring the Future Festival experience directly to your team with custom training packages.
Search our database of over 390,000 cutting edge ideas.

Top 50 Photography Ideas in February

From 4K Action Cameras to Paper-Thin Digital Cameras

— February 27, 2016 — Tech
The February 2016 photography trends demonstrate a growing demand for cameras that not only provide higher-quality images, but also complement a modern lifestyle. Indeed, as photography has become more accessible, many consumers are looking for cameras that will fit in with their life and their needs.

For consumers who lead a highly active lifestyle, there is a growing demand for action cameras that help them capture the most exciting moments. Some examples of innovative action cameras include shatter-proof cameras, 4K action cams and rugged outdoorsy cameras. Each of these devices features a more durable design that allows for sport-centric photography.

Beyond durability, the other theme consistent among the February 2016 photography trends is the emphasis on portability. With many consumers used to having their smartphone camera with them at all times, there is a demand for digital cameras that deliver the same level of convenience. These portable camera designs include everything from paper-thin digital cameras that are made for travelling to pocket-sized camcorders that allows users to keep a video recorder on hand at all times.
7.1
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
50
Pocketable WiFi Cameras
Pocketable WiFi Cameras
The New Panasonic Lumix Makes Photo-Sharing Easier Than Ever
<
49
Vintage Mirrorless Cameras
Vintage Mirrorless Cameras
The Olympus PEN-F Has a Vintage Design and High-Tech Features
<
48
Camera-Equipped VR Headsets
Camera-Equipped VR Headsets
HTC's Second VR Headset, the Vive Pre, is Showcased at CES 2016
<
47
Optical Zoom Smartphones
Optical Zoom Smartphones
The Asus ZenFone Zoom is Packed with an Optical Zoom Lens for Crisp Pics
<
46
Hybrid Autofocus Cameras
Hybrid Autofocus Cameras
The Fujifilm X-E2S Offers Quality Focusing On Moving Subjects
<
45
Affordable Virtual Reality Cameras
Affordable Virtual Reality Cameras
This Flying Camera Makes It Easy to Form Virtual Reality Video
<
44
4K Adventurer Cameras
4K Adventurer Cameras
The New Sony HD Action Camera Features SteadyShot Technology
<
43
Portable Thermal Cameras
Portable Thermal Cameras
CES 2016 Revealed FLIR Systems' Heat-Sensing Camera Called Scout TK
<
42
Waterproof Action Cameras
Waterproof Action Cameras
The DBPOWER EX5000 Camera Offers Unbeatable Value For Money
<
41
Shatter-Proof Cameras
Shatter-Proof Cameras
The Leica X-U Typ 113 Camera Model is Shock and Waterproof for Adventures
<
40
Playful Photography Solutions
Playful Photography Solutions
The Lomography Fisheye No.2 Lime Punch Camera Captures Fun Photos
<
39
Rugged Outdoorsy Cameras
Rugged Outdoorsy Cameras
This Point-and-Shoot Camera is Designed For Use In Outdoor Environments
<
38
Pocket-Sized Livestream Devices
Pocket-Sized Livestream Devices
The Livestream Movi Camera and App Debuted at CES 2016
<
37
Smartphone Fisheye Lenses
Smartphone Fisheye Lenses
The Photojojo Iris Lens Offers a DSLR Perspective to Cellular Imaging
<
36
3D Police Cameras
3D Police Cameras
This High-Tech Security Camera Allows the Police to Take 3D Mugshots
<
35
Flagship Rangefinder Cameras
Flagship Rangefinder Cameras
The Fujifilm X-Pro2 Camera Can Manage High-Speed Continuous Shooting
<
34
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
360-Degree Smartphone Cameras
The 'Yezz Sfera' Just Made Its Debut at CES 2016
<
33
Temporary Photo-Sharing Apps
Temporary Photo-Sharing Apps
The Upshot App Allows Users to Share Photos from Different Events
<
32
All-in-One Security Cameras
All-in-One Security Cameras
The Samsung 'SmartCam' HD WiFi Camera Works in Dark or Light Settings
<
31
Lightweight Full-Frame Cameras
Lightweight Full-Frame Cameras
This Lightweight Camera Offers Big Performance In a Compact Frame
<
30
Discreet Motion-Detecting Cameras
Discreet Motion-Detecting Cameras
The Zmodo Pivot Robotic 360 Camera Offers Connected Security
<
29
Android-Powered Cameras
Android-Powered Cameras
The Panasonic Lumix CM10 Android Camera Packs Enhanced Functionality
<
28
Powerful Collaboration Cameras
Powerful Collaboration Cameras
The New Phase One XF Camera Features a 100-Megapixel CMOS Sensor
<
27
Video Storytelling Apps
Video Storytelling Apps
Andrew Jarecki's KnowMe App was Inspired by a Murderous Docu-Series
<
26
Gesture-Tracking Cameras
Gesture-Tracking Cameras
The ZKOO Camera Lets Consumers Have Immerse Interaction with Gaming Apps
<
25
Keychain Smartphone Lenses
Keychain Smartphone Lenses
The Imvio iPhone Lens Kit Puts Professional Accessories On-Hand
<
24
Competitor Selfie Apps
Competitor Selfie Apps
The Microsoft Selfie App is Developed for iOS Devices Instead of Windows
<
23
3D Animal-Scanning Cameras
3D Animal-Scanning Cameras
The Beastcam Captures Accurate 3D Renderings of Animals
<
22
360-Degree HD Cameras
360-Degree HD Cameras
Sony Transformed 12 Xperia Z5 Smartphones into a 4K Video Camera
<
21
Color-Coated Digital Cameras
Color-Coated Digital Cameras
The Polaroid 'iZone' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
<
20
Cubed Underwater Camera Flashes
Cubed Underwater Camera Flashes
The Lume Cube Offers a Waterproof Design for Adventure Photography
<
19
Pocket-Sized Digital Cameras
Pocket-Sized Digital Cameras
The Fujifilm X70 Camera Delivers Advances Features in a Small Package
<
18
Affordable Action Cameras
Affordable Action Cameras
The 'EZVIZ FIVE' Action Camera is Set to Debut at CES 2016
<
17
Solar-Power Photography Tools
Solar-Power Photography Tools
The 'Enlaps Tikee' Panoramic Photography Solution is Flexible
<
16
Pocket-Sized Camcorders
Pocket-Sized Camcorders
The 'Now Cam' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
<
15
360-Degree Action Cameras
360-Degree Action Cameras
The Nikon KeyMission 360 Enables 360-Degree Photos and Video
<
14
4K Action Cameras
4K Action Cameras
The 'S90A' Camera from 'AEE Technology' Premiered at Ces 2016
<
13
4K Security Cameras
4K Security Cameras
The 'Ultra4' Camera from 'EZVIZ' Made Its Debut at CES 2016
<
12
Secure Wearable Tripods
Secure Wearable Tripods
The Camera Stabilizer Harness Strap Prevents Fatigue During Recording
<
11
Precision Sensor Cameras
Precision Sensor Cameras
The Nikon D5 Makes its Debut at CES 2015 to the Delight of Photographers
<
10
Wrist-Worn Action Cameras
Wrist-Worn Action Cameras
The 'Frodo' Wearable Action Camera Allows for On-the-Go Editing
<
9
Selfie Stick Phone Cases
Selfie Stick Phone Cases
This Phone Case Comes Complete with a Built-In Extendable Selfie Stick
<
8
High-Quality Action Cameras
High-Quality Action Cameras
Nikon's 'Keymission 360' at CES 2016 is Meant to Rival the GoPro
<
7
Afforable Compact 4K Cameras
Afforable Compact 4K Cameras
This Year's CES 2016 Launches Panasonic's New TZ100 Travel Camera
<
6
Micro Action Cameras
Micro Action Cameras
'MokaCam' is the World's Smallest 4K Camera
<
5
Food-Monitoring Fridge Cameras
Food-Monitoring Fridge Cameras
The 'Fridge Cam' Just Made Its Debut at CES 2015
<
4
Paper-Thin Digital Cameras
Paper-Thin Digital Cameras
This Ultra-Thin Camera is No Thicker Than a Piece of Paper
<
3
Flexible Snake Cameras
Flexible Snake Cameras
The 'Link' Camera Features a Lens on Either End of the Snake-Like Design
<
2
DIY Thermal Cameras
DIY Thermal Cameras
The Thermocam Kit Allows Users to DIY Their Own Thermal Imaging Camera
<
1
Touchscreen Car Cameras
Touchscreen Car Cameras
The New Car and Driver Car Dash Cam Model Will Be Unveiled at CES 2016
<