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The Tiffen Company has added to the Barbie Camera line with a sqeezable point-and-shoot 110 camera encased in a squishy plastic bubble. There will be three different Barbie Bubble Kits available.
The first contains a Bubble and mini toy camera for Barbie herself. The second contains the Bubble, mini camera, roll of Kodak film and a Barbie photo album. The third kit contains a Barbie mirror charm, picture frame and Kodak fun book.
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Olympus has entered the exploding teen/tween market with the introduction of the i snap APS camera. The i snap is a compact, easy to use camera designed to compliment the bright colors of Apple's iMac computers. Featuring all the benefits of the APS format and available in three hip colors: sonic sky, kosmic kiwi, and rocket ruby; the i snap also comes with an inflatable picture frame, strap, batteries, film and booklet of photo tips.
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Burnes' innovative Autograph Frame's outer dimensions are 11 x 14-inches, featuring a white mat with cut out graduation motif, and room for a 4 x 6-inch photograph. The mat provides plenty of room for autographs and other graduation memories. The Burnes Autograph Frame comes gift boxed.
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Argus has added a new titanium color to the DC 1500 line of digital cameras. Along with the new titanium, the DC 1500 is available in blue and purple. The camera features high/low resolution selection and can store up to 80 photographs, which can be downloaded directly to a PC. The camera is able to record video (AVI Format, up to eight seconds) and connects to computer by USB.
The DC1500 also includes Arcsoft's Photo Fantasy, Photo Printer and Photo Studio software which allows consumers a variety of fun and creative applications for digital photos.
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The Polaroid I-Zone Convertible features interchangeable faceplates at the front and top of the camera. The faceplates range in style from transluscent to solid colors and patterns to let Gen-Yers - the teens who made the I-Zone a hit from the start - personalize the cameras to their moods or outfits.
The camera has been redesigned and is now smaller and lighter while taking the same fun-to-use I-Zone film.
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Fuji's enhanced version of the Fujicolor QuickSnap Colors one-time-use cameras sport transluscent colors: green, blue and purple. Fujifilm hopes to increase teen's picture taking with the Colors cameras. The OTU cameras are compact and pre-loaded with Fujicolor Nexia 800, 25 exposure APS film. Fuji offers a variety of counter and floor displays to help retailers promote the product.
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