The InstaCube Photo Streamer syncs to your Instagram feed and lets you view the photos and videos shared by your followers in real-time. One of its fun features is that you can save photos for future viewing, something that isn’t so easy to do using the actual Instagram app. This is a cool gift idea for an Instagram addict that might even encourage them to put their phone down once in a while.
Weighing less than half a pound, the Manfrotto Mini Tripod is probably the lightest, most compact, and most durable camera tripod on the market. To satisfy as many of your photography needs as possible, this genius tripod can be used as a tabletop tripod, a handheld tripod, and using one of Manfrotto’s KLYP cases for your phone, it can also be used as a smartphone camera tripod.
Fujifilm INSTAX wide is a must-have for retro camera lovers or instant film fanatics. Unlike traditional polaroid snapshots, photos are printed larger so they can really be seen and enjoyed. It comes with a close-up lense, allowing you to take memorable photos from an expanded range. Despite large and retro-looking photos, the best part about this camera is the candid moments and memories that will be captured and shared on the spot. Tagging a friend in a party photo or sending it by text just doesn’t have the same effect as handing over a tangible photo with the date scribbled on with a sharpie.
Aspiring food bloggers rejoice, Foldio’s portable smartphone lightbox will have you taking succulent photos of your meals with nothing but your phone’s camera. It’s perfect for taking professional photos of small items (or pets) without getting your panties in a twist because of your horrible indoor lighting situation. Of course, it can also be used with a DSLR, since it’s essentially just a mini lightbox.
Who needs a camera drone when you can make your GoPro action camera fly? Simply insert your GoPro, toss your Birdie (Make your camera fly) up into the sky and take your action photo skills to great new heights. Funded from an Indiegogo campaign, Birdie is a unique and affordable way to experience the beauty of aerial photography.