Articles tagged "crowdfunding"

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Kickstarter: BAD Wrap is a flexible, padded waterproof wrap for your camera gear

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.

Kosmo Foto launches Kickstarter for a noir-inspired 35mm 400 ISO black-and-white film stock

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.

Gitzo takes a battering for lack of communication over Légende tripod delays.

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

Sirui reveals its new 75mm F1.8 1.33x telephoto anamorphic lens

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 launches new compact Enlarger on Kickstarter for 35mm and 120 film

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.

Lomography launches Kickstarter for a new 17mm F2.8 lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras

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.

Sirui’s announces 24mm anamorphic in multiple mounts

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.

The Bronine Volkit can charge four different battery models at the same time

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 launches Kickstarter campaign for Flex, its featured-packed smart camera gadget

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.

Canon is crowdfunding its monocular-style PowerShot Zoom concept camera in Japan

From concept to crowdfunding, Canon's intriguing-looking point-and-shoot camera is one step closer to becoming a reality — in Japan, at least.

Photography Deck is a camera-themed deck of playing cards to help teach photo basics

The standard-size deck of playing cards features unique photography-oriented artwork and act as cheat sheets for photographers.

The 'KD-K1' keyboard manages to pack in multiple USB ports, an HDMI output and an SD card reader

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.

The Fragment 8 is a retro-inspired video camera that records to GIFs instead of film

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.

COSYSPEED is crowdfunding to create first 'Made in Africa' camera lens pouches

German company COSYSPEED is raising money on Indiegogo to give young mothers work, sewing lens pouches, in the world's poorest country.

The DoBox Pro (sort of) transforms your iPad Pro into a laptop

Sure, it's not overly elegant, but it's convenient and makes the most of the iPad's new functionality.

SliderMini ultra-portable motorized camera slider can fit in a pocket

This pocket-sized slider offers a lot of functionality in a compact package.

Panono angers remaining customers by deciding to start charging for its stitching service

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 using Indiegogo to crowdfund the IVY REC, a ‘Clippable, Go Anywhere Camera’

Canon is hoping to bring one of its concept cameras to life with the help of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

The Wingo Pro creates a bullet-time effect with your action cam

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.

LIT is a wireless xenon flash for your smartphone

A Kickstarter campaign is aiming to raise funds for the production of an external smartphone flash.

The VEER 18 is a packable bag with inflatable camera protection that's currently on Kickstarter

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 'minimal' handheld tripod that switches modes in seconds

SwitchPod is a new take on handheld tripods, such as the Job Gorillapod, that transforms shapes in seconds to go from handheld to freestanding.

Meyer Optik Görlitz's parent company is insolvent, backers won't get lenses or money returned

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.

'I'm Back' digital back for analog SLRs is now in production

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.

Cosyspeed launches Phoneslinger line of smartphone "camera" bags

The Phoneslinger line, a modular bag system for mobile photographers, has been launched on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.

OKO is an immersive viewfinder for your smartphone camera

The OKO resembles a VR-headset but is designed for more immersive and stable shooting with you smartphone camera.

Lemuro launches line of high-end iPhone accessory lenses

German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.

Rollei returns with the new Rolleiflex Instant Kamera TLR

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.

Meyer Optik is reviving Dr. Rudolph's APO Plasmat 105mm F2.7 lens

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 5-in-1 'One Backpack' wants to be your do-it-all bag

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.

The SELDI 7-in-1 wearable video rig simplifies recording POV footage

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 Gnarbox 2.0 SSD lets you backup photos, make selects, review footage and more

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.

The Android-only LyfieEye200 is 'the world's smallest VR/AR camera'

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 iPhone add-on offers 6-in-1 lens-slider and 'Pro' lens options

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' digital back for analog SLRs successfully returns to Kickstarter

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.

This is the world's first variable graduated ND filter

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.

Modular PITTA camera transforms into drone, action, and security cameras

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.

Adaptalux' miniature lighting studio gets Laser, UV, and Arm-s lighting arms

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.

KUVRD Universal Lens Cap protects any lens from dust and water

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.

Inrigo is a waterproof camera backpack with bluetooth humidity monitor

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.

Memistore lets you store two extra memory cards right on your camera

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.

Meyer Optik Goerlitz launches P75II F1.9 lens with coverage for medium format

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.

Thingyfy launches Pinhole Pro S: The widest modern professional pinhole lens ever

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.

Visvo's 'Novel' backpacks will satisfy the most tech-savvy photographers

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.

CAMS unveils new camera plates for small DSLRs and mirrorless cameras

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.

The Isolite intelligent modifier system lets you change a photo's lighting after it's taken

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...

The Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera raised over $1.25M in crowdfunding

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.

Taro uses infrared technology and AI for improved subject tracking

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.

Outex launches clear, universal underwater camera housing

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.

FLM unveils Berlin 38.4 carbon tripod on Indiegogo

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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