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.
Articles tagged "crowdfunding"
Jun 15, 2021 at 18:22
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.
Jun 14, 2021 at 16:37
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
lens newsMay 25, 2021 at 17:10
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.
Mar 22, 2021 at 17:57
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 at 15:25
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.
Dec 15, 2020 at 14:38
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.
Dec 2, 2020 at 14:31
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
Nov 25, 2020 at 19:00
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 at 19:22
From concept to crowdfunding, Canon's intriguing-looking point-and-shoot camera is one step closer to becoming a reality — in Japan, at least.
Jul 2, 2020 at 14:11
The standard-size deck of playing cards features unique photography-oriented artwork and act as cheat sheets for photographers.
Feb 24, 2020 at 20:03
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 at 18:13
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.
Dec 31, 2019 at 15:25
German company COSYSPEED is raising money on Indiegogo to give young mothers work, sewing lens pouches, in the world's poorest country.
Oct 31, 2019 at 19:12
Sure, it's not overly elegant, but it's convenient and makes the most of the iPad's new functionality.
Aug 8, 2019 at 18:04
This pocket-sized slider offers a lot of functionality in a compact package.
Aug 7, 2019 at 14:44
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.
Jul 2, 2019 at 03:46
Canon is hoping to bring one of its concept cameras to life with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
Jun 24, 2019 at 16:56
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 at 19:30
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.
Jan 30, 2019 at 18:05
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 at 13:45
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.
Sep 24, 2018 at 20:16
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.
mobileSep 10, 2018 at 18:34
The Phoneslinger line, a modular bag system for mobile photographers, has been launched on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.
mobileAug 1, 2018 at 18:41
The OKO resembles a VR-headset but is designed for more immersive and stable shooting with you smartphone camera.
lens newsJun 1, 2018 at 18:56
German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
Apr 26, 2018 at 19:18
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.
lens newsApr 20, 2018 at 19:55
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.
Apr 20, 2018 at 13:27
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.
videoApr 6, 2018 at 21:21
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.
Apr 3, 2018 at 15:18
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.
mobileMar 16, 2018 at 15:04
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.
mobileMar 12, 2018 at 21:40
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.
Mar 12, 2018 at 20:38
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.
Jan 19, 2018 at 19:31
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.
Jan 3, 2018 at 17:09
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.
Dec 29, 2017 at 18:16
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.
Dec 18, 2017 at 20:40
The KUVRD Universal Lens Cap might just be a stroke of brilliance. It fits the front or back of any lens, protects your gear from dust and water, and can even be layered on on top of the other to provide some drop protection.
Dec 18, 2017 at 19:18
The Inrigo backpack features several unique features for a waterproof backpack, from a resealable-bag-style zipper that can be opened very quickly, to a bluetooth sensor that lets you know when moisture gets inside.
Dec 13, 2017 at 16:54
Meet Memistore, a nifty little camera attachment that lets you store two extra SDHC cards either on the bottom of your camera, or attached to the camera's hot shoe.
lens newsDec 7, 2017 at 23:13
Meyer Optik Goerlitz is resurrecting yet another classic lens. This time, the company has set its crowdfunding sights on the Primoplan 75mm F1.9, a lens originally manufactured in a run of just 2,000 back in the 1930s.
Dec 5, 2017 at 18:50
The Pinhole Pro S comes in two flavors. The S11 is an 11mm lens with a 120 degree FOV designed for mirrorless cameras, while the S36 is a 37mm lens with a 60 degree FOV designed for DSLRs.
Dec 5, 2017 at 17:42
These backpacks come with all sorts of built-in tech: from LED strips soldered into the straps, to a built-in power bank for charging your cameras (or other devices) on-the-go.
Dec 1, 2017 at 17:41
Following in the footsteps of its popular full-sized DSLR plate, CAMS just launched two new camera plates designed to work with smaller DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The plates feature some really nifty features: like space to store an SD card and hex key.
Nov 30, 2017 at 17:30
Meet Isolite, an intriguing set of 'intelligent' lighting modifiers that claim to let you adjust the lighting in your image after you've taken it. Well, assuming they raise enough money on Kickstarter...
camera newsNov 28, 2017 at 20:25
Despite mockery from much of the photo community, the Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera managed to raise a staggering $1.28 million USD in funding online—money that helped earn backers a spec bump in the camera's image sensor and lens.
Nov 10, 2017 at 13:00
Thanks to an AI-based infrared tracking algorithm that performs 30 calculations per second, Taro can track objects that are moving as fast as 50 MPH – and point your camera in the right direction.
Nov 3, 2017 at 19:51
Outex has launched a clear version of its popular rubberized underwater camera 'housing' on Kickstarter, hoping to raise $35K to bring this latest version to market.
Oct 26, 2017 at 14:58
Following a successful crowdfunding campaign for its CP26-Travel tripod, FLM is back with the Berlin 38.4 carbon-fiber tripod. The 38.4 can handle up to 88lbs (40kg) of gear, but weighs only 5lbs (2.25kg) itself.
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