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Giant Working Instagram Camera Is This Year's Costume To Beat

Last year a working Nikon DSLR costume wowed us, but with the continued rise of smartphone photography, who wants to wear a clunky dedicated camera this Halloween? Not Eric Micotto, who totally one-ups last year’s effort with a working Instagram camera getup.

The heart of the costume is a Nikon D800 with an Eye-Fi SD card inside transferring photos to an iPad serving as the display on the back. But since the D800 isn’t fully compatible with the Eye-Fi’s direct transfer mode, a portable wireless router was also added to the mix to facilitiate the exchange. Oddly enough it doesn’t seem as if the costume uploads photos to an Instagram account, which leaves the door wide open for someone to come along and one-up this one too.

[Eric Micotto via PetaPixel]


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