Make Time-Lapses & Tilt-Shift Photos with These 2 New Cameras

Time-lapses and tilt-shifts are like the Iron Man of photography.

They take weeks of practice, sweaty brows, and expensive entry fees, but after you get through it, you get mad respect!

Meet two cameras that’ll deliver the cred (and fun) while doing all the hard work for you.

The Time-Lapse Camera records time-lapse videos in HD at the push of one button. No editing needed.

The Tilt-Shift Camera is a tiny camera with a real tilt-shift lens at 1/10th the cost of a tilt-shift camera. Scroll on!

The Time-Lapse Camera

Here’s a camera that’ll give you all the time-lapse fun you’ve dreamed of minus the hours of editing.

Just set the time and press a single button, and BAM, it’ll deliver a finished HD video.

He comes with a standard tripod mount, 7 settings from 5 seconds to 24 hours, and can shoot for up to 6 months!

The Time-Lapse Camera
$149 each in The Photojojo Shop

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The Tilt-Shift Camera

This camera is a real tilt-shift camera that fits in your pocket!

Its lens is mounted at an angle giving you incredible “miniaturized’ photos.

Vignetting and filter options give your photos a lo-fi look. Plus, a video setting lets you make tilt-shift videos!

The Tilt-Shift Camera
$149 in the Photojojo Shop

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All New Telephoto Cell Lens!

If humans were designed to have retractable zoom eyeballs, the world would be like 50x cooler, right?

Wrong. No one wants a creepy cyborg hanging around.

Thanks to the Telephoto Cell Lens – the newest addition to our popular line of cell phone lenses – you can get 2x the zoomy powers sans the robot.

Equip yourself with all 3 of our Fisheye, Macro/Wide Angle, and Telephoto lenses, and your phone camera will get shots it’s never been able to get before!

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$20 or all 3 Cell Lenses for $49 at the Photojojo Shop

Embrace Your Inner Artist — How to Doodle on Your Photos and Bring Them To Life!

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Since the dawn of time people have doodled: caves, note pads, post-its.

Even your friend’s cast has enjoyed being a doodler’s canvas.

Now our photos want to get in on the fun! You can spruce up your friend’s wardrobe, hand tint your black and white photos, and even add a frame right onto your print.

We’ll show you all you need to know to create epic photo-meets-imagination images with just a print and a pen.

The Why, How and What to Draw on Your Photos

p.s. Follow us on Twitter *today* + use “@photojojo” creatively in a tweet for a chance to win 1 of 5 Photojojo gift cards we’re giving away! (We’ll RT our faves, too!)

Summertime DIY! Make a Film Candle Holder in 3 Steps

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Poor, neglected photo negatives.

Ever since digital photography has come into play, these photographic beings have lost their heyday and are quite the endangered species in the photography world.

Well, neglect them no further—time to use those negatives for something positively enlightening!

Brighten up their lives—and yours—by using them to make a lightbox-esque candle holders!

It’s a super simple and fun way to dress up your candle lights for these lovely summer nights!

How to Make a Film Negative Candle Holder!

p.s. We’re giving away SLR zoom lenses on our Facebook page today thanks to our buddies at Tamron.

How to Make a Difference with Photography: Post Your Portrait!

The Banksy of the photo world wants you to be in his next project!

2011’s TED Prize winner JR is known for combating social inequalities with photography. He’s plastered massive 20 foot tall portraits from Paris to Brazil, Nairobi, and Cambodia.

Inside Out is a photo project that asks anyone to upload their portrait with their personal story.

After uploading, your photo’s then mailed to you as a poster that you can post in public*.

The goal? To give individuals a voice and unveil the untold stories of people around the world. Awareness and mutual respect are the aim!

8,000 photographers from everywhere have already posted their own portraits and awesome/inspiring/fascinating stories which you can browse in the online gallery.

INSIDE OUT: Be a Part of a Global Photo Project [Watch JR’s short vid about the project.]

*No defacing necessary. Prop it in a window or tie it to a fence, bench or balcony.

p.s. Pssst we’re giving away THREE Fuji Instax Instant Cameras from the Photojojo Shop today! Head here for more.

Polaroid Week 2011: Our Favorite Projects, Tips, and Ways To Use Instant Film

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It’s that time of the year again…

Polaroid Week!

Also Known As: A magical week when photographers around the world celebrate all things instant and make photos like crazy.

We’re already having a blast celebrating,
and want you to join us!

Because we ♥ you, we’ve rounded up our favorite projects, tips, & inspiration to get your instant ideas developing! (See what we did there? har har.)

Grab your camera, feed it some film, and read on to learn how to use instant photos to decorate, stay organized, make hand-made photograms, and even see-through instant prints!

Tips, DIY Projects and Where to Get Film

p.s. Wanna win the smartest & comfiest camera strap your shoulder’s ever met? Follow @Photojojo and tweet this for a chance to win a Split Strap!! *squeeeee!* READ MORE

The Split Strap – The Most Comfy Strap Your Shoulder’s Ever Met

Your neck and shoulder hate photography.

Why? Because they know they’re gonna get yanked, strained and dug into by that uncomfy torture device known as a camera strap.

Make a truce! Here’s how: The Split Strap, the comfiest strap we’ve found yet.

Everything about this strap is designed to fit the anatomical needs of your body: a smart slit at the strap’s center ergonomically contours to your neck and shoulder!

The neoprene shoulder piece absorbs shock, weighs close to nothing, and is super breathable. Plus, 2 rotating heads at the base of the neckpiece give you a full range of motion.

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$39 at the Photojojo Shop

p.s. Whoa, our iPhone SLR Lens Mounts were gone before you could say ‘iPhoneography.’ More are on the way though — reserve yours now here.

How to Make Your Photo Gadgets See-Through!

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We’ve always suspected our camera was a neo-postmodernist.

Always subverting the establishment, our humble DSLR likes to challenge the limits of art and convention. We’d easily say it belongs up there with the best of Dadaism.

Now our camera has joined forces with our tablet and phone to throw our minds for an even more psych-optic monkey wrench.

By cleverly overlapping gadgets and photos, you can make picture-in-picture art that makes your electronic gizmos look completely transparent. Your meta masterpiece is waiting to be made!

Make Crazy Awesome Picture-in-Picture Art

p.s. Our pals at Bausch + Lomb are celebrating the release of their new hi-def contact lenses with a photo contest for Photojojo prizes. Enter here!


New Lens Mugs for Your Imbibing Pleasure + a DSLR Bank!

Is this an alternate dimension you’ve stepped into?

Lenses that you can sip out of and DSLRs that hold money inside!

All is not what it seems.

Behold, the 70-200mm White “Canon” Mug, the Extra Tall “Nikon” Lens Mug, and the DSLR Bank.

Three photo gear replicas that are so real looking your photo friends will think they’ve walked into the Photo Twilight Zone.

Extra Tall “Nikon” Lens Mug

Just like a photojournalist, this 70-200mm lens thermos will travel anywhere to get the job done.

…The job being providing you your coffee fix wherever you may be.

This replica of the classic Nikon telephoto lens comes with a cup that unscrews from the base and stainless steel vacuum insulated lining to keep your liquids hot for up to 20 hours (pretty much forever).

Extra Tall “Nikon” Lens Mug
$35 in The Photojojo Shop

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70-200mm White “Canon” Mug

Do you love photography so much that you wish your whole world was made of cameras?

Clocks that tell time in F-stops, cars powered by tiny lens motors, and the best one yet: 70-200mm “Canon” lens travel mugs.

Complete with an air tight sip lid and stainless steel lining, this travel mug will not only entertain everyone around you but also keep you hydrated wherever your shoots take you.

70-200mm White “Canon” Mug
$30 in the Photojojo Shop

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The DSLR Bank

Here’s a DSLR that’ll actually help you save dough for a DSLR.

Slip your coins into the coin slot hidden in this eerily super exact DSLR replica and you’re on your way to getting that amazing new camera thing you always wanted.

It’s so real looking, it’s perfect to use as a photo shoot prop or for pranks on your photog friends. i.e. Launch it across the room and wait to see the look on their faces.

The DSLR Bank
$24 in The Photojojo Shop

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The Pinwide: a Pinhole Lens for your Micro 4/3 Camera

How shiny and new is your Micro 4/3 camera?

So shiny and new that the coolest lenses for it are still being invented!

Point in case: the Pinwide Pinhole Lens, a precisely engineered pinhole lens for your Micro 4/3 camera.

Just throw this lens on for natural vignetting, grainy film-like images, and spectacular lens flares.

Don’t have a Micro 4/3 camera? For a chance to win an Olympus E-PL2 Micro 4/3 Camera and a Macro Arm Light just post this Pinwide link to Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr and tag with #photojojo and #m43 (or just @photojojo on Facebook)!

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$39 at the Photojojo Shop

p.s. Our pals at Bausch + Lomb are celebrating their PureVision2® contact lenses featuring high definition optics with a photo contest for Photojojo prizes. Enter here!