iPad CF & SD Card Readers — Get Photos Straight from Your DSLR to Your iPad

We love taking photos, and even more, we love seeing them on the iPad’s big screen! The wait between the two… not so much.

Luckily these iPad CF and SD Card Readers get DSLR photos straight onto an iPad at lightning speeds.

Pop in a memory card and the Photos app opens — letting you quickly import sans fuss or cables.

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$15-$30 at the Photojojo Shop

How to Use Your Photo Powers for Good! (P.S. Come Photo Booth with Us!)

Tests, leukemia and bone marrow are scary words, but they don’t have to be!

You can actually use your photo talents to turn those words into something good!

When we found out that our very own Amit (founder of Photojojo) has leukemia and needs a bone marrow donor to cure it, our first thought was, How can we help?

The answer is getting more people — especially South Asians (Indians, Pakistanis, Nepali etc) — in the bone marrow registry!

People + Party + Photobooth. You thinking what we’re thinking?

Tomorrow in San Francisco we’ll be taking part à la photo booth in BYOSA: A Swabbing Party for Amit, and we want you to come. A bone marrow test is merely a swab of the cheek, and that simple act could save someone’s life.

If you can’t make it, you can still help Amit & others cure their leukemia (for real!):

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[Read more about the S.F. event. Thanks to Dan Cohen & Natalie Galatzer!]

Amit Gupta Needs You — Join the Bone Marrow Registry

DIY: Make Easy & Fun 35mm Film Stickers!

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Everyone loves stickers, but if you love film just as much and have a bajillion surfaces that are crying out for some much needed attention, we have an idea for you.

Combine the two loves of your life and make your very own film stickers!

Use these nifty 35mm stickers to decorate your world – everything from your water bottle to your notebook or your computer (just maybe stay away from sticking them on your cat).

So get your camera, expose some slides and make your very own sticky film!

Make Stickers from 35mm Film!


The Lo-fi Micro 4/3 Camera Lens

It’s a lens with a whole bag of tricks. But it’s the only lens in your camera bag.

It’s the Lo-fi Micro 4/3 Camera Lens: one multitasking lens for your Micro 4/3 camera that gives your photos stunningly shallow depth of field, dreamy vignetting, and a sweet spot of focus.

As you adjust the aperture, watch the effects change on your LCD screen!

No more guess work = no more disappointing images!

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$90 at the Photojojo Shop

7 Photo-Worthy Costume Ideas to Inspire Your Halloween Attire!

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Bored with pre-packaged costume sets?

Tired of putting together rushed, ho-hum outfits right before hitting up that Halloween shindig?

Well, it’s time to get excited, stop procrastinating, and grab that glue gun cuz have we got the round-up for you!

Get inspired and delighted with 7 photo-inspired costumes ideas that include: cunning grayscale attire, the pixelation of a person, and a wicked pair of interactive paper iris glasses!

Make this year’s Halloween costume truly photo-worthy —and maybe contest-winning, too!

7 Rad Photo-Themed Costume Ideas!

p.s. Like us on Facebook today! We’re giving away a Double Exposure Digi Camera!!

Main GIF: Grayscale – BoingBoing, Pixel guy – Joe Nicosia, and Glasses – art.makes.

Meet the Double Exposure Digi Cam!

If it’s true that good things come in small packages, then the Double Exposure Digi Cam is *it*.

Why? Because at the push of a button, this digital camera can make double exposures in a single frame!

You also get an added bonus of super saturated colors, awesome vignetting and the look of old-school film grain.

Plus, it’s so tiny, it fits on your key ring! Now you’ll never leave home without a camera!

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$130 at the Photojojo Shop

How to Turn a Flatbed Scanner into a Handheld Camera for Spooky Photos!

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Pumpkins, witches and Wes Craven.

That time of year has come again when the ghouls and ghosts come out to play, but why should they have all the fun?

With the help of the homemade scanner camera, you can set up your own warped and wonderful photo booth.

Celebrate all things spooky by taking eerie and distorted images complete with long exposures, glitches and vignetting! It’ll turn you and your pals into unearthly creatures and make your party the talk of the town.

Give yourself two heads, wiggle your fingers or simply smile. Just hit scan, say cheese and let the freak show commence.

How to Make a Scanner Camera

p.s. Rad! There’s an iPhone photography conference called 1197 on Oct. 22nd in SF. We’ll be there demoing some goodies!


How to Make a Fun Interlocking Photo Display!

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What happens when you combine the idea of building blocks with photo prints?

An unconventional way to show off your pictures — that’s what!

Turn your photos into an awesome and interactive tower o’ pictures that flaunts your photo and construction skills!

Leave it unassembled for friends to put together at a party or see how high you can make it tower.

Cuz who says photos can only be in frames or albums?

Make a Buildable Photo Display!


How to Photograph the Galaxy…in 3D!

The minute Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic takes off, you’ll be first in line. Where else can you get a better photo of the Milky Way than in space?

‘Til then, you’ll have to bring the stars down to Earth.

That’s what Ignacio Torres did in his photo project Stellar! He simulated an awesomely convincing galaxy with confetti, dust, and a 3-D camera (that’s where the wiggle GIF comes in!).

The combination of floating people and sparkling clouds is supreme space eye candy.

Here’s how to make your own — Have your friends jump and throw the flour and confetti at the same time. The flash will get the confetti to sparkle like stars and catch your friend floating in space! Meanwhile, the 3-D camera (see our DIY version) gives your galaxy the depth that makes it look real.

Your friends will officially be the first space tourists, and they won’t even have to buy a $2million ticket. Rawk.

Stellar — Ignacio Torres’ Galactic GIFs

How to Make Your Own DSLR Viewfinder

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You’re walking down the beach on a sunny day and spot a sweet shot, but the sun is making it impossible to see anything, including the LCD screen on your camera!

Your sweet shot? Your friend’s head is chopped off, and you’ve focused in on a surly seagull. Not cool.

Fortunately, there’s a smart solution to using live view mode outdoors: a DIY DSLR viewfinder!

This crafty viewfinder is kinda like the DSLR equivalent of an old timey photographer using a cloak with a large format camera.

It shades your screen from the sun, letting you compose your shots 10x more easily. With a little DIY action, you’ll get the shot you meant to get from here on out!

Make a DIY DSLR Viewfinder