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.
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lens newsOct 18, 2018 at 13:45
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.
Sep 24, 2018 at 20:16
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.
Sep 17, 2018 at 20:54
A new Kickstarter campaign seeks funding for Chroma Chrono, a programmable RGB camera flash that emits multiple colors during long exposures.
Sep 12, 2018 at 15:58
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.
Aug 7, 2018 at 17:32
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.
Aug 2, 2018 at 16:19
Steadify is an innovative monopod that enables you to keep your camera steady using a wearable hip-based stabilizer rather than a conventional tripod.
mobileAug 1, 2018 at 18:41
The OKO resembles a VR-headset but is designed for more immersive and stable shooting with you smartphone camera.
Jul 7, 2018 at 12:00
Hamm Camera Company has launched its second crowdfunding campaign to bring a fun, affordable pinhole camera to life.
Jun 26, 2018 at 16:20
MagnetMod has launched a new Kickstarter campaign for three new products that strive to revolutionize the world of soft boxes.
Jun 18, 2018 at 15:38
Scanning film takes forever and photographing negatives is a pain. The Pixl-latr aims to provide a simple solution.
Jun 14, 2018 at 03:59
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.
lens newsJun 1, 2018 at 18:56
German brand Lemuro has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund mass production of its iPhone accessory lenses.
lens newsMay 31, 2018 at 18:25
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.
May 1, 2018 at 13:00
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."
Apr 26, 2018 at 19:18
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.
lens newsApr 20, 2018 at 19:55
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.
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.
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