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A Novelty Camera Makes a Great Gift

Updated on February 1, 2013

Have Fun with These Unique Cameras

Want to add a little fun to your photos? These novelty cameras can help you out. This page has compiled real digital and film cameras that have fun shapes, are disguised as other objects or can take unusual photos. If you're looking for something different when it comes to a camera, you've come to the right place.

(Image of LEGO novelty camera provided by amazon)

Pop Cam Novelty CameraCHECK PRICE

When you use this camera, you won't just be taking any ol' regular photograph - you'll be creating a work of art! With one click of the shutter, this novelty camera takes four pictures and saves them in four different hues on a single print, creating a piece of art in the style of Andy Warhol. It's sure to make an impression on your friends and family.

This is a film camera that uses standard 35mm film.

Car Key Camera - Hidden camera like just like a car keys fob

No one will suspect you're carrying a mini camera when you pull out this device that looks just like a car keys fob. But inside is a mini still/video camera that can hold about 40 minutes of video per GB.


This one may look like a toy, but it's a fully functioning 3 MP digital camera that comes with a built-in flash, digital zoom and a 1.5-inch LCD viewing screen.

It holds up to 80 photos in the internal memory. The camera can't be taken apart, but kids can add LEGO bricks to the top or bottom, making it a fun and unique addition to any LEGO creation.

Motion Detection Desktop Mirror Clock with Hidden Camera - It's a clock, it's a mirror, it's a hidden camera

Mirror, mirror on the wall, can you take a photo of them all?

You can with this motion detection desktop mirror clock. No one will suspect this table clock has a hidden 5 MP camera and video recorder. The camera has a 140-degree wide angle lens to capture all the action and comes with a remote control and a motion sensor function. Video recording time is >30 hours.

Stormtrooper Digital CameraCHECK PRICE

This camera is more about style than function, as it only sports a low 1.3 MP resolution, but for fun, it's a winner!

Kids and Star Wars fan will enjoy using this camera shaped like a Storm Trooper. It comes custom photo editing software that includes stickers, backgrounds, and frames, and you'll see Darth Vader's lightsaber light up every time you take a picture.

Split-Cam Novelty CameraCHECK PRICE

Here's another film camera that lets you create wacky images.

With the Split Cam novelty camera, you'll be able to morph two photos together to make a variety of crazy combinations. Want to put your sister's head on your brother's body? Or turn a single person into identical twins? This camera will let you do it. Just use the crosshairs in the viewfinder and the lens-blocking sliders to align two images and make one photo.

Uses standard 35mm film.

Hidden Digital Video Lighter Novelty Camera - Looks just like a cigarette lighter

You won't be able to use this "lighter" to light up a cigarette, but you can use it as a hidden camera and camcorder that can approximately 5 hours of video.

Here's a novelty camera that is sure to become a collectible. This is genuine Mattel Barbie doll that has a digital camera built right into it. The images are displayed on a screen on the dolls T-shirt, and you can store up to 200 photos in the doll. Definitely a novelty!

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll
Barbie Photo Fashion Doll

Product features:

- 11.5-inch Barbie doll is ready for photo fun right out of the box!

- Doll can store 200+ original photos and comes with 30+ preloaded effects

- Customize images with graphics, colors, and more

- Connect to a computer to recharge or upload and download images with the USB cable -- pink, of course!

- An included stand, with a slot for the USB cord, holds Barbie doll securely while connecting her to a computer

- Encourages girls' creativity through photography and fashion


Novelty cameras are fun!

Find More Novelty Cameras on eBay - Deals on all kinds of cameras

If you're looking for something unique, unusual or novel, eBay is one of the best places to shop online, as you can find just about anything here. Take a look below to see what kind of products they currently have listed for "novelty camera."

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Which is Your Favorite Novelty Camera? - Please share your thoughts

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      Kristen 5 years ago from Boston

      I like the motion detection hidden camera. Very sneaky :)

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      nicolane 5 years ago

      Great idea for someone who has everything

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      Marika 5 years ago from Cyprus

      The rubber DSL one looks cool.