Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book. Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

From Shutterbug Sweets to Recyclable DSLRs

 - Aug 31, 2012
While DSLRs are becoming increasingly powerful in today's market, the intricate bodies and artful lenses have inspired designers to create some stunning sculptural cameras. Although most of these shooters are non-functional, the details found in the real deal have not been forgotten.

Artists like Kiel Johnson and Jennifer Collier use materials such as paper and cardboard to craft carbon copies of powerful cameras. These fragile replicas are full of immense detail and look impressively close to the real McCoy. Others are taking the photographer's tools of the trade as inspiration behind sweet masterpieces. Cookies and cakes can be found in the shapes of polaroids and full-fledged DSLRS. In addition to art and desserts, classic cameras have also been refashioned into decorative smartphone cases, transforming modern electronics into retro gears.

These sensational sculptural cameras showcase the beauty and craftsmanship that go into crafting these high-powered tools.