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Signs That You're a Hipster Photographer

According to Gizmodo, hipsters "sort through the detritus of pop culture, appropriate what they find appealing in its quirkiness, cultivating an aesthetic that considers all, but allows surprisingly little. To be hipster is to hate." Indeed, there are photographer hipsters as well. Here's a list of some of their most common characteristics.

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Cameras For Your Kids

Put a camera into a child's hands, and you may be surprised with the results. Kids are adventerous, and love to play with cameras. Fortunately, you don't have to be afraid of them dropping the more-expensive family camera—there are some made just for them! Here are a couple of snap shooters that were designed for your children.


Going Lomographic

In a world of photo gear that's becoming increasingly smaller, smarter, quicker, sleeker and oh-so-techier, it's kind of refreshing to review a line of cameras that are mechanical, don't require calculators to figure "effective focal lengths," are made out of plastic (and wouldn't be authentic if made of anything other than plastic), have lenses that contain nary a single aspheric surface and are guaranteed to break through the veneer of your grumpiest, stiff-necked relatives. They go under a class of photographica called Lomography cameras, and we've got them in all shapes, colors and sizes. 

Gifts for the Right & Left Side of the Brain

The Un-Rebels

Quick. Name a very cool camera that looks like a Holga, takes Holga-style pictures, and comes in colors. Stumped? How about a color Holga? Designed to capture 'artsy-type' pictures with dark fuzzy edges, these modern classics are now available in Blooze Brothers, Violet, Sunset Boulevard, Oscar, Twilight Zone, Pretty in Pink, Yellow Brick Road, Jawz, Casablanco, and Commando. Aside from their retro design, they also shoot a retro media – film*.

Holga 178-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Pretty in Pink) Holga 176-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Yellow Brick Road) Holga 186-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Blooze Brothers) Holga 173-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Casablanco)

Holga 188-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Commando) Holga 180-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Oscar) Holga 180-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Twilight Zone) Holga 183-120 Medium Format 120N Camera with Built-in Lens (Violet)

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