Tag Archives: Kickstarter

The Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera is now shipping and the initial feedback is not good

The Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera is currently shipping to existing Kickstarter backers and the first impressions are not good:

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More on the net SE bankruptcy (the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht)

Since my original report on the bankruptcy of the German group net SE (they are behind the Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch A.-G. Rathenau, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex and A. Schacht brands), I contacted the company with some questions but I have not received an answer yet. I do however have a report from somebody who was close to all the funding projects […]

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Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens specifications, additional information and release date

Here is some additional information and technical specifications on the upcoming Laowa 24mm f/14 Relay 2x macro lens that will launch on Kickstarter on August 1st at 8 am (the first lens will go for $1) – check the official Venus Optics website for more details:

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New Peak Design travel backpack system now listed Kickstarter for funding

New Peak Design travel backpack system is now listed on Kickstarter for funding (in just a few hours the funding is already at $752,129 with a pledged of $500,000 goal) : “Luggage redefined: a carry-on Travel Backpack and system of Packing Tools designed around the idea that no two trips are the same.” Additional information:

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Yashica digiFilm camera update

The company behind the Yashica digiFilm camera released a new video demonstrating the capabilities of the upcoming camera:

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Aurora Aperture Introduces world’s first variable GND filter family

One of our sponsors, Aurora Aperture, introduced their new PowerXND-II variable ND filters on Kickstarter (the world’s first variable GND filter family). Here is the press release:

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Instant Magny 35 Instant Back for SLR and rangefinder cameras coming to Kickstarter tomorrow

The upcoming Instant Magny 35 Instant Back will enable you to use SLR and rangefinder film cameras to capture instant photos. The new gadget will be compatible with over camera 35 models from 5 major brands: Nikon FM/FE/FA, Leica M, Olympus OM, Pentax M, and Canon A. The official Kickstarter launch is tomorrow (will add a link once available). Pricing […]

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