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Peak Design unveils the next generation of camera tripods

Peak Design just launched a new travel tripod that packs down to the size of a water bottle: The new tripod is now listed for funding on Kickstarter (so far $1,605,502 funded with a goal of $500,000). Additional info:

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The Yashica camera and film Kickstarter project is already funded…

In case you were wodnering – the Yashica camera and film project is already funded by 272 backers on Kickstarter with 20 more days to go:

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Yashica is back on Kickstarter with three 35mm cameras and two 35mm photographic negative films

For a few weeks Yashica has been posting teasers about their new upcoming products and now everything is official: three new 35mm cameras and two 35mm photographic negative films are now listed for funding on Kickstarter:

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William Optics Redcat 51 APO 250mm f/4.9 telephoto full-frame lens on Kickstarter

There is a new crowdfunding project for a Redcat 250mm f/4.9 telephoto full-frame lens by William Optics on Kickstarter that already reached its financial goal (currently at $45,459 from the original $30,000 goal). The lens is described as “The world’s sharpest 250mm telephoto lens ever made for full frame cameras, at Apochromatic specification.” The company behind the […]

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If you watch this Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera disassembly video, you will understand why Kickstarter backers are furious

For the past few weeks, I have been reporting on how bad the Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera is and the large number of complaints from Kickstarter backers. If you want to understand why people are furious, watch this Yashica Y35 digiFilm camera disassembly video:

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Pictar Pro “DSLR Your Smartphone” attachment now listed on Kickstarter

Pictar Pro is a new smartphone attachment that recently was launched on Kickstarter (currently at $194,538 with a goal of $25,000): Here are some of the camera features:

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The insolvency procedure has started for NetSE, the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht

The insolvency procedure has started for NetSE, the company behind Meyer Optik Görlitz, Emil Busch, Oprema Jena, C.P. Goerz, Ihagee Elbaflex & A. Schacht (see previous blog posts). If you have paid for a lens on Kickstarter and have not received it, I think the changes are very slim that you will get anything back. […]

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