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The Reflex manual film SLR camera is now on Kickstarter

The Reflex manual film SLR camera I have been reported about in the last few weeks is now listed on Kickstarter. Here are the details: Reflex manual film SLR camera specifications – different “I-plates” for the most popular mounts will be available:

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The Reflex manual film SLR camera coming to Kickstarter on November 7th

The Reflex manual film SLR camera I reported about a few weeks ago will be officially launched on Kickstarter on November 7th (the Kickstarter price will be £399):

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More questions arise as the Yashica digiFilm project continues to get funded

Several people are questioning the validity of the Yashica digiFilm camera on Kickstarter (currently at $1,100,886 raised) and the last update with some sample photos from the people behind the project added even more confusion – watch the videos for a detailed report:

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The “unprecedented” Yashica digiFilm camera is close to raising 1 million dollars on Kickstarter

The “unprecedented” Yashica digiFilm camera is already close to raising 1 million dollars on Kickstarter just two days after it was started and with another 38 days to go (backed by almost 5,000 people so far). This will make the Yashica Kickstarter one of the best crowd-funded photo gear campaign ever. I will just put […]

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New “Reflex” all manual film SLR camera to launch on Kickstarter later this month

Reflex is another upcoming Kickstarter project for an all manual film SLR camera (see also the upcoming Yashica and JCH film cameras). Expect the funding to start somewhere at the end of October. The Reflex website has only a blur of the camera (see above) but I was able to find also this additional drawing: It is […]

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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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