Clever Camera Curio

Ever broken a camera?

Kinda’ sucks. But if you’re clever you could recycle that broken lens and create some spiffy jewelry. That’s what Australian photographer, Craig Arnold, did.

Bracelets made from camera lens parts!

Available online from Oye Modern.

The Ferrari of Cameras

Scuderia Camera Oscura
Just in case a Hasselblad camera in itself isn’t quite exclusive enough.

At just south of $30k the H4D-40 offers 40 megapixel resolution, a red body and exclusive certificate of authenticity. Less than 500 will be offered so don’t wait around hoping for a closeout!

Hasselblad H4D-40 Ferrari Edition

Hasselblad H4D-40 Medium Format DSLR Camera Kit with 80mm f/2.8 HC LensSeem a little crazy?

If you prefer something a little more down-to-earth consider the standard H4D. Like the Ferrari Edition it’s also a medium format DSLR, includes an 80mm f/2.8 HC lens, Phocus 2.0 Software and costs a mere $20k.

New SD Memory from San Disk

News from the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

SANDISK INTRODUCES WORLD’S
FASTEST 128GB SDXC MEMORY CARD

Today at CES we saw the new SanDisk Extreme SDXC UHS-I Memory Card. The  card is designed to help imaging enthusiasts shoot like the pros, with the speed and capacity needed to capture not only high-quality videos but also high-resolution RAW+JPEG photos, which can reach upto 30 megabytes in size.

“Consumer video capture is driving user-generated content creation,” said Chris Chute, researchmanager, worldwide digital imaging solutions, IDC. “This is the first year that more than half of all video captured will be in HD,and that number is set to reach nearly 80 percent in 2014. This trend highlights the need for memory cards that are fast enough to handle a massive data flow while offering enough capacity to store the resulting files.”

Suggested retail is $199 for the 64 gig card or $399 for the 128 gig version.