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Kickstarter/Indiegogo updates

New: MagRota is the world’s lightest magnetic filter system. This KURVD camera caps have hidden AirTag cavities. The HEIPI tripod (the lightest and most compact 3-in-1 travel tripod) raised almost half a million dollars on Kickstarter. SPINN.DESIGN already had several successful crowdfunding campaigns. Their latest project SPINN CW.01 protective wrap for camera gear raised over $200k […]

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Three Fujifilm Cameras Make National Geographic’s Best New Compact Cameras For Travelers List For The Third Time List of stolen products from Leica Store San Francisco (with serial numbers) New Xiaomi 13 smartphone with a Leica camera is expected to be announced on December 1st (update: delayed)

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Take a look inside the new Leica USA headquarters The new Profoto Connect Pro for Leica cameras is now shipping Results from the 41st Leitz Photographica Auction The HD Pentax DA 15mm f/4 ED AL Limited silver lens is probably discontinued Highlights from the 2022 Pentax Autumn meeting Next are the latest firmware uddates:

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Armed robbery at Leica Store San Francisco, $178K worth of camera equipment stolen Just released: IDS Works modular grip for Leica M film cameras Get a free Leica M6 pin with every purchase from the Leica Rumors Online Store The new HD Pentax D FA Macro 100mm f/2.8 ED AW lens is now in stock […]

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2021 digital camera global market share

Here are the latest digital camera global market share numbers for 2021: Canon: 45.8% (-2.1%) Sony: 27% (+4.9%) Nikon: 11.3% (-2.4%) Fujifilm: 5.9% (+0.3%) Panasonic: 4.4% (unchanged) The orange circle shows the Japanese companies at 94.4% based on 8.49 million units shipped. Results from previous years can be found here: 2020 | 2019 | 2018. Source: Nikkei, […]

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Pentax KF vs. Pentax K-70 cameras comparison (almost the same) There are four upcoming camera auctions with plenty of Leica gear in the next 2 weeks: Tamarkin, Leitz, Flints and Oldcam

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New on Kickstarter: camera caps with hidden AirTag cavities by KURVD

Last week Oberwerth released the first Leica M11 camera leather case with a hidden pocket for an Apple AirTag. Similar to Oberwerth, today KURVD started a new Kickstarter campaign for camera caps with hidden AirTag cavities: Additional information from KURVD on the new CosmoCap & Satellite:

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Kickstarter/Indiegogo updates

Ending tomorrow: the HEIPI tripod (the lightest and most compact 3-in-1 travel tripod) raised almost $1M on Kickstarter. POD MINI adaptable macro lighting system has already raised over $40k, The three new lightweight compact super-telephoto manual focus Tokina lenses for APS-C mirrorless cameras are now listed on Indiegogo. Other crowdfunded projects that are still available […]

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