CustomSLR just launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new Air Strap camera strap and has already blown through its campaign goal – achieving over $23,000 in pledges toward a $15,000 goal in less than 4 days. [click to continue…]
Peak Design has launched a new Kickstarter campaign (after two hugely successful prior campaigns) for the second generation of its Capture camera clip for DSLRs. The new design incorporates customer feedback on the first-gen version to add tripod use, sling strap compatibility and GoPro mount. [click to continue…]
Snappgrip is an iPhone case and grip that allows you to use your iPhone or Galaxy III more like a traditional point and shoot camera. The idea turned into a Kickstarter project, which recently met its funding goal, and is now going into production with commercial availability expected in March 2013. [click to continue…]
Think Tank Photo launched a new outdoor photography backpack company called MindShift Gear. Think Tank Photo is launching this company with a Kickstarter program for a new rotating outdoor backpack, the rotation180° professional. You can check the project out here on Kickstarter.
It looks like MindShift Gear will focus solely on outdoor photography backpacks, while Think Tank Photo will remain committed to the professional urban market.
Custom SLR is aiming to improve the “feel” of your shutter release with its latest invention – the ProDot.
The ProDot is a textured, press-on dot that adheres to the shutter button in order to provide finite control and finger-padding. The ProDot was initially crafted to provide photographers a seamless shutter-release free of residual tremors; however, the Custom SLR folks envision a market for all routine button pushers (e.g., mouse buttons). [click to continue…]
Instacube is an Android-powered digital photo frame for you Instagram feeds. It was created by design firm D2M. Instacube features a 6.5-inch square touchscreen LCD for displaying Instagram images and connects via built-in WiFi.
Instacube launched as a Kickstarter project on August 21, 2012. As of August 26, the project has received over $280k in pledges, easily surpassing its $250k goal.
Check out the Kickstarter pitch below. [click to continue…]