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NOT-A-CAMERA, the 2D camera that shoots JPGs and HD video

Posted on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 in DIY, gadget by DP

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Olivia Barr writes about her latest project, the NOT-A-CAMERA:

Introducing my latest creation, the NOT-A-CAMERA! It’s a REAL camera designed to look like a fake 2D camera etched into wood that shoots HD video and 3.5mb jpgs. Yep, it’s a functional camera, a spy camera laser cut in solid walnut and only half an inch thick. There is also a mirror front version for snapping a selfie.

I originally made NOT-A-CAMERA as a gift for my grandma, Olivia Barr, who is 101 years old. I’m named after her and the third generation Olivia in my family. She started taking photos in her 90s and I wanted to make her a camera that was light and easy to use.
I am currently inviting individual artists to work with NOT-A-CAMERA. Check out images and video from the ongoing project on tumblr

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One Response to “NOT-A-CAMERA, the 2D camera that shoots JPGs and HD video”

  1. GotNoTime says:

    Nice idea but extremely expensive for the PCB out of a 808 keyring camera and a few bits of laser cut wood. The Etsy page has a side view and the ports + button match up exactly.

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