Articles tagged "kickstarter"

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Yashica's comeback camera hit by claims of delays and poor quality

The Kickstarter campaign for Yashica’s digiFilm Y35 camera has produced a wave of complaints about delays in shipping product as well as cameras that don’t work.

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.

Chroma Chrono is a programmable RGB camera flash for colorful long exposures

A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funding for Chroma Chrono, a programmable RGB camera flash that emits multiple colors during long exposures.

LumaPod is an ultra-compact tripod that uses tension to keep your shots steady

LumaPod is a a new tripod being funded on Kickstarter that takes just four seconds to set up and uses patented tension technology to keep your shots steady in a compact design.

Cactus launches bare bulb wireless monolight on Kickstarter

Lighting manufacturer Cactus has officially launched its RQ250 bare bulb wireless TTL flash unit on the Kickstarter crowd funding website, and says it will be ready for delivery in October.

Steadify wearable camera stabilizer features a hip-mounted monopod

Steadify is an innovative monopod that enables you to keep your camera steady using a wearable hip-based stabilizer rather than a conventional tripod.

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.

PinBox is a DIY 120 format pinhole camera made from cardboard and an acid-etched aperture

Hamm Camera Company has launched its second crowdfunding campaign to bring a fun, affordable pinhole camera to life.

MagnetMod launches Kickstarter for new 'revolutionary' softbox system

MagnetMod has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for three new products that strive to revolutionize the world of soft boxes.

Kickstarter: Pixl-latr aims to simplify film digitization

Scanning film takes forever and photographing negatives is a pain. The Pixl-latr aims to provide a simple solution.

MIOPS Capsule360 is a modular, pocket-sized motion control box

MIOPS has opened up a Kickstarter campaign for its latest product, the Capture360. This pocket-sized device is a versatile motion control box designed to be as simple or robust as your needs desire.

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.

Kamlan 28mm F1.4 APS-C lens unveiled with upcoming Kickstarter campaign

Chinese company Machang Optics is preparing to launch its new Kamlan 28mm F1.4 mirrorless lens on Kickstarter. The company plans to offer the lens in Canon EOS M, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E, and Fuji XF mounts for an eventual retail price of $200.

SiOnyx Aurora action cam with color night vision blasts past Kickstarter funding goal

Kickstarter's latest major funding success is a campaign for SiOnyx's Aurora, an action cam said to be the first ever day/night camera of its kind offering "true night vision."

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.

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.

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