If you frequently use filters, you know how annoying it is to deal with filter threads. Maven Magnetic Filters claims to deliver an even better filter experience by using a color-coding system while delivering high-quality optical performance.
Articles tagged "crowdfunding"
A new Kickstarter campaign promises photographers peace of mind through a new camera body cap with a built-in slot for an Apple AirTag or other similar tracking device.
The Snap Filter system, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, is the world's first MagSafe photo filter setup.
Oct 20, 2022
The Heipi travel tripod, which is currently being funded on Kickstarter, is lightweight, compact and versatile. While it may look like other tripods on the market, Heipi's unique selling point is a hidden mini tripod tucked away in the main tripod's legs.
Aug 16, 2022
Newland is a non-destructive, reversible conversion adapter to allow the use of Polaroid instant film on vintage Polaroid land cameras.
The Atoll tripod collar is a new accessory that lets you to easily adjust the camera angle on a tripod, regardless of the lens you're using.
Quadriplegic drone pilot hopes to make an impact with his inclusive drone project, 'Flight Takes Many Forms'
Nov 22, 2021
Quadriplegic drone pilot and instructor Rob Corbett is making a documentary about the power of drone flight. Here's his story and how you can help.
Film Friday: 'Photography through the Pandemic' showcases work of film photographers worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nov 19, 2021
A new photo book, titled Photography through the Pandemic, showcases work captured by film photographers from around the world throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic.
Nov 4, 2021
Indiegogo and GoFundMe have co-founded the Crowdfunding Trust Alliance. Both organizations have outlined steps to foster better trust in their respective crowdfunding platforms. For its part, Indiegogo will now screen all campaigns.
In 2017, the Reflex SLR project was successfully funded on Kickstarter. The project promised a new, modular 35mm camera, but it seems the endeavor has run out of funds throughout the development process.
Negative Supply has launched its new pocket-sized, all-metal digital light meter on Kickstarter. The LM1 is a sleek light meter designed to deliver both form and function.
mobileJul 16, 2021
iPhones are very capable cameras. For some photographers, however, the lack of good physical controls limits the utility of an iPhone. Fjorden hopes to change that with its new iPhone camera grip, which adds a full shutter release, control dial and camera function buttons to your iPhone.
BAD Equipment was founded this year by photographers, designers and engineers. Its first product is now on Kickstarter, the BAD Wrap. It is a posable, padded and waterproof wrap that you can use to protect your camera, lens, drone, tablet, computer and much more.
Jun 15, 2021
Kosmo Foto has announced a new 400 ISO panochromatic 35mm black-and-white film inspired by the noir aesthetics of the early 20th century. The film stock is currently being funded on Kickstarter.
A delay of up to three months to fix a packaging issue has annoyed some Gitzo customers, but not as much as the company's alleged lack of response to emails sent to a dedicated Gitzo address
The lens, which is the fourth in its growing 1.33x anamorphic lineup, is expected to retail for $899 following its initial Indiegogo launch and is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT), Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.
Intrepid, known for its 4x5 analog camera and other film photography equipment, has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new compact Enlarger. The Enlarger uses a user-adjustable LED to keep its size and weight to a minimum.
lens newsFeb 3, 2021
The lens is Leica M-mount native, but also works with Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems when used with Lomography’s ‘close-up lens base,’ which is effectively an M-mount to RF/Z/E mount adapter.
The next anamorphic lens from Sirui will offer a wider angle of view, and will come direct in a wider range of lens mounts than the previous 35mm.
Aiming to save photographers carrying a cable and a charger for every battery they use, this device handles up to four batteries at the same time and can charge at home, in the car and via a USB power bank
MIOPS has announced Flex, a new smart camera gadget designed to make it easy and simple to capture lightning strikes, action images, holy grail timelapse videos and much more.
camera newsSep 14, 2020
From concept to crowdfunding, Canon's intriguing-looking point-and-shoot camera is one step closer to becoming a reality — in Japan, at least.
The standard-size deck of playing cards features unique photography-oriented artwork and act as cheat sheets for photographers.
Feb 24, 2020
The Kolude KD-K1 features four USB-A ports, two USB-C ports, an HDMI port, an SD card slot and a microSD card slot, all inside a slim, but full-size keyboard.
videoJan 20, 2020
The Fragment 8 from Loft Factory is a digital camera that aims to replicate the look, feel and image quality of 1960s and 70s Super 8 cameras using modern technologies.
German company COSYSPEED is raising money on Indiegogo to give young mothers work, sewing lens pouches, in the world's poorest country.
Sure, it's not overly elegant, but it's convenient and makes the most of the iPad's new functionality.
This pocket-sized slider offers a lot of functionality in a compact package.
Aug 7, 2019
There are no offline or third party alternatives to Panono's cloud-based stitching service. Now the company wants to charge for this essential element of its product.
Canon is hoping to bring one of its concept cameras to life with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
The Wingo Pro is essentially a polycarbonate wing on a 2-meter string that allows you to control the camera's flight and keeps the subject right at the center.
Feb 6, 2019
The VEER 18L is lightweight and packs down into a small package, making it ideal for carrying in a larger bag and use as a day bag.
SwitchPod is a new take on handheld tripods, such as the Job Gorillapod, that transforms shapes in seconds to go from handheld to freestanding.
lens newsOct 18, 2018
If you've backed one of the company's crowdfunding projects, the reward will not arrive and you won't get your money back either as Meyer Optik Görlitz's parent company, Net SE, is completely dead.
The 'I'm Back' is now available for a range of old film-SLRs, such as Nikon's F-Series, the Olympus OM10 or the Canon AE-1.
The Phoneslinger line, a modular bag system for mobile photographers, has been launched on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.
The OKO resembles a VR-headset but is designed for more immersive and stable shooting with you smartphone camera.
German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
German brand Rollei has revived its iconic Rolleiflex twin lens reflex lineup with the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera. This model—Rollei's first TLR camera in decades—retains the brand's iconic look but adds modern features including support for Fuji Instax Mini film.
The APO-Makro-Plasmat 105mm F2.7 is Meyer Optik's latest Kickstarter lens revival, and it promises "natural sharpness, unbelievable color reproduction, and a glowing bokeh united at every step of the aperture" ... whatever that means.
The One Backpack is a 5-in-1 modular backpack that can be used as a camera bag, work & gym pack, suit carry backpack, travel pack or tech-backpack.
Meet SELDI, the newest gadget to hit up the photo community for some crowdfunding. This odd contraption is a 7-in-1 wearable video rig designed for action cameras, smartphones, 360-degree cameras, and compact digital cameras.
The new Gnarbox lets you backup your work in the field, review and rough-cut footage, cull and edit images, showcase selects, and seamlessly transition all of this into your professional workflow once you're back in the studio.
This tiny little plug-and-play VR/AR camera for Android phones uses a pair of greater-than-180° FOV fisheye lenses to offer both 360° video/photo capture and 360° livestreaming at 1440p resolution.
Shiftcam 2.0 will be available for the latest iPhone models 8, 8 Plus and X, and offers a range of individual "Pro" lenses in addition to a 6-in-1 lens slider.
I'm Back, the digital back that promises to transform your old 35mm SLR into a digital camera, has returned from the Kickstarter graveyard... and this time it's blown past its funding goal.
Aurora Aperture has created a hybrid filter that we haven't seen before. Meet the Aurora PowerGXND: the world's first variable graduated neutral density (GND) filter family.
The tiny little modular drone, action cam, and security camera-in-one has raised over a quarter million dollars in funding on Kickstarter in just a few days.
The new EFX Lighting Arms allow you to use the Adaptalux Studio—already a very versatile little lighting gadget—in a slew of creative new ways.
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