Articles tagged "kickstarter"

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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.

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.

The Chroma is a lightweight, affordable, easy-to-use 5x4 field camera

The new 5x4-inch field camera was designed by UK photographer and custom camera maker Steve Lloyd, and it promises to be lightweight, easy-to-use, unique, affordable and upgradable... as well as a bit funky.

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.

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.

This Kickstarter wants to revive the Ihagee Elbaflex film camera in Nikon F-mount

Despite the gigantic volume of second hand film bodies in existence, it seems there is still a demand for new 35mm SLRs with a retro feel. The latest is a remake of the Ihagee Elbaflex from the 1960s, but with a Nikon F mount.

VNTG8 turns old 8mm film canisters into SD card holders

A new project seeking funding on Kickstarter repurposes old 8mm film canisters as SD card holders by fitting them with a foam insert.

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.

Vixari is the world's most portable tripod, but it can still handle DSLRs

The strange looking ultra-compact Vixari is being billed as the "world's most portable tripod", but it can still handle DSLRs and mirrorless cameras up to 2kg (4.4 lbs).

Peak Design unveils redesigned 'Greatest Hits': All new Clip, Slide and Slide Lite

Peak Design has redesigned three of their most popular products—the Capture clip and the Slide and Slide Lite camera straps—and they're funding them in a special 5-day 'Greatest Hits' Kickstarter campaign.

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.

Peak Design announces 5L Everyday Sling camera/drone bag

Peak Design has released its smallest, lightest bag in the Everyday line. Perfectly-sized to carry a drone or small kit, this bag can be worn as a sling or fanny-pack.

InMotion is a fully-automated slider for smartphones and small cameras

The InMotion Slider is controlled via a dedicated mobile app and offers advanced features such as face-following, motion trigger, time-lapses, parallax mode and live streaming.

Bye bye backpack: The Pixentu photography jacket lets you carry your gear ON you

The Pixentu jackets keep you and your gear warm and dry, offering useful features like lens and tripod pockets, in addition to some quirky ones like an extended hood to protect your camera from the rain.

Wiral LITE cable system lets you capture cinematic shots almost anywhere

Wiral LITE is an affordable, easy-to-use cable cam system that can do things a portable slider simply can't do, and go places no slider would dare go.

AI-powered Pholio hard drive is an offline alternative to Google Photos

Once connected to a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone, Pholio automatically searches through the device storage and backs up all images and videos—complete with auto-tagging and intelligent search capabilities.

The ROV Slider promises cinematic phone, GoPro and DSLR shots at the push of a button

The ROV Slider is a portable, motorized slider that promises to bring 'beautiful cinematic video and time-lapse' shooting to anybody with a smartphone, GoPro or DSLR that weighs less than 5lbs.

MeFOTO launches MeVIDEO brand with new GlobeTrotter travel video tripod

Colorful tripod maker MeFOTO has launched a new tripod... and a whole new brand name. Meet the GlobeTrotter travel video tripod, the first product to be released under the MeVIDEO brand.

Yashica launches Y35 digiFilm camera that uses digital 'film' cartriges

Yashica's interesting new Y35 retro-camera uses digital "film" cartridges to adjust ISO, color and filter settings.

Pixelstick creators unveil the Colorspike: An incredibly versatile LED lighting strip

The colorspike is an incredibly versatile LED lighting stick that you control from your smartphone, literally putting a massive range of colors and lighting effects at your fingertips.

Cravar unveils new Rana Series of leather messenger bags for photographers

Photographers who love toting their gear around in style may want to check out the new Rana Series of leather messenger bags from Cravar.

The RevolCam adds three accessory lenses and an adjustable light to any smartphone camera

The team behind the Shiftcam lens attachment has returned to Kickstarter with a new, more comprehensive smartphone lens accessory called the RevolCam.

Flexible Tenikle 'tripod' uses suction cups to stick almost anywhere

Like a GorillaPod, the Tenikle 'tripod' has three flexible arms that can be shaped to fit a variety of surfaces. Unlike a GorillaPod, the Tenikle's arms are covered in strong suction cups.

K-Pan is a 3D-printed panoramic film camera that shoots 6 x 14cm photos

The 3D printed panoramic film camera known formerly as the "Cycloptic Mustard Monster" is officially available as a DIY kit through Kickstarter.

Photonicz One is the first ever compact weather-sealed LED strobe light

Meet the Photonicz One: the world's first compact, weather-sealed LED strobe light... assuming it can get funded on Kickstarter.

Lomography unveils foldable Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera

Lomography has unveiled its latest creation: the foldable, fully-analogue Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera.

Luna Display turns your iPad into a wireless second screen for your Mac

Luna Display allows you to use your Mac directly from the iPad with full support for external keyboards, Apple Pencil and Apple touch interactions including pinching, panning and tapping.

Oprema Jena seeks to resurrect the legendary Zeiss Biotar 75mm F1.5

The company behind the new Meyer Optik Goerlitz lens manufacturing business has formed a new brand to bring back the Biotar 75mm F1.5 that was made by Carl Zeiss Jena in the 1940s and 50s.

Photographer duo reinvents Emil Busch’s 1910 Glaukar portrait lens on Kickstarter

A portrait lens from 1910 might be coming back to life if two photographers from Germany succeed in a new Kickstarter project—the latest development in the craze to remake vintage optics.

The Airdog ADII is a lightweight, autonomous 'extreme sports' drone

Helico Aerospace is trying to crowdfund its new Airdog ADII—a lightweight, autonomous drone that's built to follow you around while you perform extreme stunts.

C.P. Goerz launches 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm lens on Kickstarter

German startup C.P. Goerz just launched its new 'always-in-focus' Citograph 35mm f/8 lens on Kickstarter. The lens is designed to shoot photos 'instantly,' by removing the need to manually focus.

Flexy Paw treat holder phone clip tantalizes pets for better photos

Squirming pets won't sit still for photos? A Kickstarter campaign is looking to help.

Videre 35mm is a build-it-yourself cardboard pinhole camera

Following a couple of successful Kickstarter campaigns, Videre 35mm's creator has re-tooled the camera with sturdier components and a simpler user assembly process.

Benjamin Button captures *and edits* your family video footage

Not just a Brad Pitt movie: Benjamin Button is a wearable HD video camera geared toward families that goes the extra mile to automatically edit your footage together.

Sandmarc launches Kickstarter for smartphone polarizer and ND-filters

GoPro accessory maker Sandmarc has launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund final development and mass production of a new smartphone polarizer and a range of ND filters.

Platypod Ultra compact camera support launches on Kickstarter with more features than Pro model

The Ultra model is compatible with most pro-tier tripod ball heads, though the device itself is only about the size of a smartphone.

AI-guided camera assistant Arsenal blows past Kickstarter funding goals

With over $700,000 pledged already, the Kickstarter campaign has been a huge success. As a result, more camera support and a couple of new features have been added.

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