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New Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 portrait lens launched on Kickstarter

Last week I reported about a new “Petzval-like” portrait from a German company. Today the Emil Busch Glaukar 3.1 is officially launched on Kickstarter: In 1910, Emil Busch introduced the Glaukar, a fully corrected photographic lens, which besides solving spherical aberration, corrected coma and astigmatism was a “usable” lens. Unlike Rudolph’s Protar, which did not […]

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Kickstarter to revive the Primoplan f1.9/58 and Primoplan f1.9/75 lenses ends tomorrow

The Kickstarter project for the Meyer-Optik Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 lens ends tomorrow. So far over $780k were raised (the initial goal was $50k). In addition to the Primoplan 58mm f/1.9 lens, Meyer-Optik also included a new Primoplan 75mm f/1.9 lens for certain support price levels. Here are few sample images from the prototype Primoplan 75/f1.9 lens taken with […]

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Primoplan 75/f1.9 is another Meyer-Optik lens on Kickstarter

So there were two new Meyer-Optik lenses on that teaser after all – the company just announced today a second lens, the Primoplan 75/f1.9, that will join the Primoplan 58/f1.9 on Kickstarter: Additional infromation:

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What else is new?

The Kodak SL10 Pixpro lens camera for smartphones is now 56% off. Pictar is a new Kickstarter project for a grip that will make the iPhone feel like a real camera. StandPlus is a new tripod replacement solution without any knobs or buttons. The Phottix Cerberus Multi Mount is a new all-in-one mounting solution for […]

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New Petzvar 120mm f/4 lens with central leaf shutter for Hasselblad 500 cameras now on Kickstarter

There is a new Kickstarter project for a Petzvar 120mm f/4 lens with central leaf shutter for Hasselblad 500 cameras. This is a second generation lens based on the first Petzvar 120mm f/3.8 version:

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SteadXP can deliver 3 axis video stabilization to almost any camera

SteadXP is a new Kickstarter project that can deliver 3 axis video stabilization and is compatible with almost all cameras on the market (including GoPro, DSLRs and cinema cameras). This is how it works:

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