“Try thinking about picking up the Instagram App icon, and then try to make it a real camera…” According to ADR studios, the brain-childs behind the appealing rendering shown above and below, that was the sole inspiration for the Instagram Socialmatic – a concept camera putting a physical face on the popular social media and photo sharing app.
Just like many of us, David Riesenberg, the inventive mind behind the conceptual Canon mirrorless camera shown above and below, has been eagerly anticipating Canon’s “true” leap into the mirrorless camera market and the unveiling of a modern mirrorless ode to the camera maker’s 35mm SLRs of decades past.
The Paris-based designer re-imagined what a functional UI on a digital camera should be with his appropriately named Rotor camera. Completely ridding the interface of any buttons aside from the all important on/off and shutter release, the Rotor uses a series of stacked cylinders used to change the corresponding settings highlighted on the LCD. (shown above)