Articles tagged "kickstarter"

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'Vanishing Asia' is a 3-book set of 9,000 photos documenting Asia's disappearing traditions

‘Vanishing Asia’ is a three-volume series from Wired Co-Founder, Kevin Kelly, that explores the the disappearing traditions and designs of Asia.

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.

The 'X-Tra' camera battery Kickstarter campaign appears to have been a scam

It's come to light that a Kickstarter campaign we shared back in November 2020 is very likely a scam. As such, we've gathered information, shared the rationale behind our decision to cover the project and more.

Reveni Labs’ new Spot Meter uses unique two-eye aiming method

Reveni Labs has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for its compact, lightweight Spot Meter. The project, which has been already met its funding goal, aims to offer film photographers an easy-to-use, small light meter at a reasonable price.

Photography-themed playing cards take a gamble on Kickstarter

The Dutch Card House Company launches a set of neat playing cards with a fun photography theme.

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.

MiNT Cameras launches Kickstarter campaign for InstantKon SF70 instant camera, a modern take on Polaroid SX-70

MiNT Cameras has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its InstantKon SF70 instant film camera. It uses Fujifilm Instax square format film and includes manual and automatic functionality. MiNT hopes the SF70 captures the spirit of the classic Polaroid SX-70 while introducing improved modern functionality.

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.

UPDATE: X-tra promises a fresh take on the conventional camera battery with its innovative offering

Camera battery design has been relatively unchanged for years, but new Kickstarter campaign for the X-tra battery hopes to upend convention and give photographers a more powerful, quicker and better camera battery.

Lime One is a compact, easy to use light meter you attach to your camera's shoe mount

German mechatronics engineer Johannes Heberlein has launched a Kickstarter campaign for his Lime One compact light meter. The light meter, designed for use with analog cameras, promises simple operation and real-time metering capabilities.

RGKit Play is a modular motion control kit that’s already funded on Kickstarter

RGKit Play, the first modular wireless motion control kit, has launched on Kickstarter. RGKit Play includes motors, accessories, light controllers, sensors and more and allows you to control the motion of a camera, light, subject or all three using an accompanying smartphone app.

KUVRD's new Universal Lens Hoods claim to fit 99% of lenses

The Universal Lens Hoods are currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter. The products come in Small and Medium sizes and are stretchy enough to fit 99% of lenses on the market, according to KUVRD.

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.

I'm Back returns to Kickstarter with updated I'm Back 35 digital back for old 35mm SLRs

The new model supports nearly all 35mm analog SLR cameras and can be used with dedicated back covers designed for the most popular camera models.

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.

NONS SL42 is the world's first instant SLR with a M42 mount

The SLR camera features an M42 mount and captures a circular image on Fujifilm's Instax film.

PiXLIGHT portable speedlight for cameras and smartphones launches on Kickstarter

The model includes replaceable batteries, Bluetooth and a compact folding design.

Lomography Petzval 80.5mm F1.9 MKII Art lens launches on Kickstarter

The company had previously launched 11 successful campaigns on the crowdfunding platform.

Magic Plate quick-release plate makes it easy to toggle from landscape to portrait

Silence Corner has launched its new quick-release plate on Kickstarter, promising durability and a high level of convenience.

The Jollylook Mini Auto is an updated Instax Mini camera with auto exposure and more

The Jollylook Mini Auto is a second-generation camera constructed of a laminated fiberboard that now includes a built-in flash and automatic exposure.

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.

Platypod creators return with the new Platyball Ergo and Elite tripod heads

The team behind the Platypod is back with a new accessory called Platyball, an entirely new type of tripod head with electronic stabilization.

ShutterGrip 2 wireless smartphone grip aims to offer camera-like ergonomics

The ShutterGrip team is back with an updated version of their wireless smartphone grip. The ShutterGrip 2 boasts improved ergonomics and a new metallic finish.

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.

CAMERADACTYL creator launches Kickstarter campaign offering camera files for 3D printers

The CAMERADACTYL Brancopan is a 3D-printed panoramic camera that supports Mamiya Press lenses and 35mm film.

The Animaionic docking station transforms Mac Mini into a workstation for professionals

A Kickstarter campaign seeks funds for Animaionic, a docking station with external GPU and SSD support for transforming the Mac Mini into a workstation.

Volta packs an 8,000mAh power bank into the handle of a camera rig

Volta might not be conventional or the most aesthetically appealing device, but it’s hard to argue with an extra 8,000mAh battery power on the go.

Shimoda Designs launches its new 'ultra-aggressive' Action X Series camera bags

Shimoda Designs has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its new 'ultra-aggressive' lineup of camera bags that includes three backpacks, two rollers and a handful of new and improved accessories.

CHASING DORY is a portable, affordable underwater drone with 1080p video

The tethered drone has an F1.6 lens with 1/2.9" CMOS sensor capable of recording at 1080p and relies on an app to control the drone while underwater.

Axibo camera slider system uses AI to track faces and objects

The Axibo slider can detect and keep focused on faces and most objects thanks to an integrated 6 + 1 AI core CPU

Zhiyun's new SMOOTH-Q2 is yet another compact smartphone gimbal

The market is getting saturated, but that's not stopping Zhiyun from throwing its hat into the ring with its Smooth-Q2 smartphone gimbal, which is currently being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.

The Pinhole Pro X — a pinhole zoom lens — launches on Kickstarter

The world's 'first' pinhole zoom lens is due to be created after the campaign hits it funding target many times over

The Alotech ELEV 5800' is a back-contouring backpack for wildlife photographers

Alotech says the modular, ergonomic backpack is ‘designed for wildlife photographers by wildlife photographers.’

I'm Back MF is a $400 digital back for analog medium format cameras

It's not going to win any image quality contest, but it's a clever idea that doesn't take itself too seriously.

Lomography launches new high-contrast LomoChrome Metropolis film in multiple formats

LomoChrome Metropolis is the first new color film to hit the market in more than five years.

Moment announces the world’s first anamorphic lens for consumer drones

Last year, Moment introduced the anamorphic lens to smartphones. The company has decided to take it a step further and make it compatible with DJI Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom consumer drones.

Negative Supply launches Kickstarter for Film Carrier MK1, a 35mm camera scanning system

The Film Carrier MK1 is mechanical system that leverages a digital camera and macro lens to digitize 35mm negatives with relative ease.

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.

WANDRD'S new DUO Daypack raised $250K in Kickstarter funding in just 24 hours

The backpack, which still has 39 days to go on Kickstarter, uses an internal organizer and features an exterior that's weather resistance and uses WANDRD's InfiniteZip system.

Kickstarter campaign seeks funding for Alter RFS, a hinged lens filter adapter

The Alter RFS is a hinged lens filter adapter that allows you to quickly and easily put a filter in place on the fly without having to dig through your bag and screw it on the front filter thread.

LIT wireless xenon flash Kickstarter campaign cancelled after project reevaluation

The team behind the LIT wireless xenon flash said that while it could push through production, they would need substantially more money to meet the quality they had hoped to achieve.

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.

InukTech will launch Inuk, a carbon fiber tripod alternative, on Kickstarter next month

InukTech is planning to...well...kickstart its Kickstarter campaign for a unique take on a transformable tripod it calls Inuk.

The Lomogon 32mm F2.5 lens features perfectly round apertures on a rotating wheel

Lomography has launched the Lomogon 32mm F2.5, a compact lens with full frame sensor coverage and a unique wheel of aperture stops that protrudes from the barrel.

‘World’s sharpest’ 250mm lens now on Kickstarter with swappable lens mount

Taiwanese lens manufacturer William Optics is proposing to make a flatfield Petzval lens aimed at star gazers and photographers that it claims is the world’s sharpest 250mm.

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.

Colorado Tripod Company introduces 'world’s first titanium tripod system'

The Colorado Tripod Company has introduced what it claims is the world’s first titanium tripod system, with a funding campaign on Kickstarter.

Kickstarter: ONDU Mark III pinhole cameras — all 19 — have magnetic shutter, filters

ONDU has opened a Kickstarter campaign for its latest collection of pinhole cameras, a third-generation series that consists of more than 19 models across 135, 120, medium format, and large format varieties.

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