Ever get mad because you missed a shot that was just off frame? Or shot a panorama with your phone that ended up distorted? The Bublcam 360-Degree Camera ($430) allows you to capture clean 360-degree 14 megapixel photos and shoot beautiful HD 1080P video at 15fps and 720p at 30fps. Bubl's tetrahedral design makes sure there are no blind spots so you can capture amazing images every time. It also features wireless streaming, a MicroSD slot, and MP3 audio. Check out this [video_lightbox_vimeo5 video_id= 78130259# width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the Bublcam in action.
The Padcaster ($149) is an awesome piece of kit. It allows you to turn your iPad into a telecasting monster. It is essentially a rugged aluminum frame that cushions your iPad for a more stable image and allows you to bolt camera and production related equipment to its exterior. It includes the frame, insert, a lens bracket and step down ring, four screws to hold it in place, a cold shoe adapter for your favorite light or mic, and tons of threaded holes. I've included some great equipment below that would work great with your Padcaster and if you're looking for a Padcaster for your mini check out their new Padcaster Mini ($99).
|Vivitar 4372W 0.43X 72mm Wide-Angle Lens The Vivitar 4372W 72mm Wide-Angle Lens ($42) provides a wide-angle view .43x of the host lens. It features a 72mm filter thread, a steel barrel design, high speed auto focus, is infrared capable, and alos accepts 82mm filters. BUY NOW: $42|
|Z96 LED Light Panel The Z96 LED light Panel ($77) might be small but it is extremely powerful. It is built with 96 power LEDs the will pack a punch. With the Z96 you can link multiple units together to light even larger spaces. It also features a magnetic filter system, so you can easily remove filters, and a power system that can work on AA batteries, a Sony NP-F Battery, or through its onboard DC jack. BUY NOW: $77|
|Rode VideoMic Pro VMP Shotgun Microphone If you're looking for a great mic for your Podcaster setup, then you'll definitely want to take a look at the Rode VideoMic Pro VMP ($229). The VMP produces broadcast quality audio in a small ergonomic design, is powered with a 9 volt battery, and has integrated schock mounting. BUY NOW: $229|
|JAM Studio Quality Guitar input for iPad, iPhone and Mac Don't let the name fool you, the JAM Studio Quality Guitar input is the perfect audio interface for your microphone. The Jam is a premium digital converter which provides clean signals. It is a direct digital connection to your iPad, once you see the green LED light up you're good to go. BUY NOW: $99|
|Davis & Sanford Provista Tripod The Davis & Sanford Provista Tripod ($150) is a heavy duty tripod with a FM18 head. It's rock solid and features rubber feet for slip free reliability, a 75mm claw ball leveler, double-strut top leg section, extra quick release head plate, and a high quality carrying bag. BUY NOW: $150|
THE DUDE ABIDES...AND NOW YOU CAN TOO! If you are seeking salvation from what this uptight, stressed out world is throwing at you there is only one man to seek guidance from; the Dude. The Abide Guide ($11), much like The Big Lebowski himself, is funny, profound and above all helpful. It is a survival guide strait from those who founded the Church of the Latter-Day Dude and they, along with their top disciples, show the way to becoming almost as Dude-like as the Dude himself. Learn the ethos on which this church is based and next time life decides to chuck as gutterball at you stop, pick up this book, and see what the Dude would do.
If you're headed out camping or a hike then you'll want to take a look at the Icemule Boss Backpack Cooler ($300). The Icemule has the functionality of a cooler wrapped in the portability of a backpack. No matter where you are a frosty beverage won't be far behind. The Icemule features a best-in-class suspension system providing comfortability even on the longest treks, multi-day ice retention, is easy to load, has 3 external insulated pockets, is 100% waterproof and even floats. And if you have extra gear the MOLLE straps and clip points will come in handy.
The beauty of beer is very much in the hand of those holding the glass. From the pouring to the storing, from the crushing of the cans to keg stand, from beer pong to beer bong, The Book of Beer Awesomeness ($13) is the definitive guide to beer drinking and could well be the bible for all brew lovers. Written by those experts who brought us The Book of Beer Pong, and featuring stacks of games of skill, memory and strategy and feats of fortitude, along with a host of other challenges and activities, this book is full of cup-flipping, kings-playing, frosty-mugged fun.
The Fish Creek Home X Dynia Architects ($CALL) is a beautiful home located at the base of the Teton Mountain range in Wilson, Wyoming. Even with its extremely high ceilings this home only has a single story. The slanted viewing space is necessary to capture the beauty of the home's environment. As you enter the home, you will cross the courtyard and notice a porch and another exterior building. The home does not look its size. It's a fairly large structure coming in at 5500 sq. ft. It features four bedrooms, an entry, mud, living/dining room, kitchen, family room, office, study, and a garage. A perfect home with a serene environment.