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.
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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 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.
camera newsFeb 21, 2018 at 16:57
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.
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.
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.
camera newsNov 15, 2017 at 22:51
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.
Nov 10, 2017 at 17:40
A new project seeking funding on Kickstarter repurposes old 8mm film canisters as SD card holders by fitting them with a foam insert.
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 9, 2017 at 16:21
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).
Nov 6, 2017 at 16:07
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.
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 31, 2017 at 04:00
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.
Oct 24, 2017 at 15:04
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.
Oct 20, 2017 at 16:51
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.
Oct 19, 2017 at 18:28
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.
Oct 19, 2017 at 15:36
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.
Oct 17, 2017 at 22:06
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.
videoOct 16, 2017 at 20:32
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.
Oct 10, 2017 at 14:35
Yashica's interesting new Y35 retro-camera uses digital "film" cartridges to adjust ISO, color and filter settings.
Oct 5, 2017 at 16:24
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.
Oct 3, 2017 at 22:50
Photographers who love toting their gear around in style may want to check out the new Rana Series of leather messenger bags from Cravar.
mobileOct 2, 2017 at 14:35
The team behind the Shiftcam lens attachment has returned to Kickstarter with a new, more comprehensive smartphone lens accessory called the RevolCam.
Sep 27, 2017 at 19:41
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.
camera newsSep 26, 2017 at 16:55
The 3D printed panoramic film camera known formerly as the "Cycloptic Mustard Monster" is officially available as a DIY kit through Kickstarter.
Aug 31, 2017 at 16:27
Meet the Photonicz One: the world's first compact, weather-sealed LED strobe light... assuming it can get funded on Kickstarter.
Aug 29, 2017 at 14:21
Lomography has unveiled its latest creation: the foldable, fully-analogue Lomo'Instant Square instant film camera.
Aug 24, 2017 at 15:22
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.
lens newsAug 15, 2017 at 14:36
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.
lens newsJul 19, 2017 at 15:48
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.
Jul 13, 2017 at 19:17
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.
lens newsJul 7, 2017 at 14:11
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.
Jun 23, 2017 at 18:01
Squirming pets won't sit still for photos? A Kickstarter campaign is looking to help.
Jun 20, 2017 at 21:42
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.
Jun 17, 2017 at 09:00
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.
mobileJun 7, 2017 at 18:05
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.
Jun 6, 2017 at 17:40
The Ultra model is compatible with most pro-tier tripod ball heads, though the device itself is only about the size of a smartphone.
Jun 2, 2017 at 19:29
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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