Snap Happy - 5 Incredible Photography Gadgets

23/10/2014 13:30 BST | Updated 22/12/2014 10:59 GMT

1.Insta Lab £103

Bridging the gap between old school Polaroids and phone photos the Impossible Project is a portable photo lab. Place your iPhone on the instant Labs tray and your Polaroid snap will shoot out the other end. But here's where it gets clever. This device doesn't use ink, instead the picture's exposed to light from your phone's display. Not only magical, but a beautiful throwback technique to how photos were once developed.

2. Sony Xperia Z3, £549

Gone are the days where you have to buy your plastic enforced disposable camera to capture your snorkelling snaps. Sony's latest Smartphone offering upgrades the usual 'water resistant' feature to 'water proof'. The plus side - you can now text in the bath worry free. The down side - you will be suffering from red eye from all those underwater pool shots.

3. Polaroid Socialmatic, £196

Still got a soft spot for the original Polaroid camera, but don't want miss out on uploading them to your social networks? Then this camera is for you. Share your photos via the app that the camera's connected to as well as printing them on the spot. Filter? What filter? This is instant Instagram.

4. Lightkit, iOS £1.99

Good lighting is key to taking incredible photos. If you don't have a professional kit, then you may need to look no further than Lightkit. This nifty app includes 12 different light sources that will enhance whatever you're shooting. Perfect for when you're out and about.

5. Photo Slides, Free

If you find it a hassle to print your snaps, why not turn your iPad into a photo frame. Photo Slides in an app that turns your iPad into a digital frame when your not using it. Free to download and will always mean your most recent snaps will be on display.