Posts Tagged ‘kickstarter’

HACKxTACK: A Magnetic Lens Cap Holder that Ensures You Never Lose Yours Again

If there’s one thing I lose more than anything else while shooting, it’s lens caps. I’ve never permanently lost one (knock on wood), but I’ve certainly misplaced them for days at a time. And I have a feeling I’m not the only one who’s guilty of this.

Here to help us through our absentmindedness is a new Kickstarter for a product called HACKxTACK. Read more…

Tiny Lens Attachment Turns Smartphones Into Microscopes

MicroLensiPhone_1

We’ve seen mobile phone lens attachments and hacks that help you to take macro photos with your smartphone, but never before have we seen one that helps capture micro images. Read more…

COVR iPhone Case Helps You Take Better Candid Photos… Or Be a Creeper

covr1

The best camera is the one you have with you, and most of the time that camera is part of a device that also makes phone calls and serves as a platform for whatever Flappy Bird clone stole your heart when the original app was pulled.

The problem is, if you’re a photographer using your phone you’re probably capturing a moment that’s about to pass… a moment you often destroy that second you take out your phone and point it at someone. That’s where the COVR iPhone case comes in. Read more…

From Bottles to Wall Art: Adorn Your Walls with Prints Made from Recycled Bottles

stretcher

Photography is one of the most powerful ways that ecological messages are transmitted. Photo series of landfills show us the issues we need to address, while beautiful landscape photography shows us what we should strive to preserve. But a UK company called Co2ncience is going a step further.

They’re actually merging eco-friendliness with photography in a very tangible way, by being the world’s first (by their estimation) to turn recycled plastic bottles into wall art. Read more…

NailSnaps Turns Your Smartphone Photos Into Nail Art

Have you ever been sitting around and thought to yourself, “I wish I could put my Instagram photos on my nails, rather than paint them”? Well, even if you haven’t, Angel Anderson and Sarah Heering did. Now, with some crowdfunding help, they’re working to bring to life a service and product that does just that. Read more…

The Photo Bus Takes to Kickstarter to Make Sure It Keeps Running for Years to Come

thephotobus

Just over a year ago, we featured an awesome project by photographer John Deprisco called The Photo Bus. Combining his passion for vintage vehicles (particularly VWs) and photography, Deprisco created quite an incredible combination that put a photo booth inside of a VW bus. Read more…

The New ‘Flag’ App Will Print and Mail You Your Photos for FREE

flag3

A new app called ‘Flag’ is exploding on Kickstarter today, and it’s based on a very simple premise. The app will print and mail you museum quality, 220 gsm prints of 20 photos per month absolutely free… just as long as you allow them to place advertisements on the usually-blank back side of the photo.

That’s it: no catch, no shipping charges, nothing. For now, you have to live in the US, but they hope to expand out soon. Read more…

Photog Captures the Elegant Movements of Dancers in Stunning Long Exposure Series

fotosjcmdotcom-dance-prints-721w-008

Former ballet dancer and professional photographer Jesús Chapa-Malacara has two great passions in life: yep, you guessed right, they’re dance and photography. These two passions collide in his recent Dance Prints series, a beautiful motion photography project that, with your help, he hopes to take to the next level. Read more…

New ‘Moment’ Smartphone Lenses Claim Unmatched Image and Build Quality

moment1

Considering the plethora of smartphone lens add-ons on the market, it will probably surprise you to learn that new kid on the block Moment and their two lenses for iPhone and Galaxy devices achieved full funding in just ONE DAY. They did this with one simple promise: that these lenses are the world’s best lenses for your phone. Period. Read more…

Crowd Sourcing Innovation: The Polaroid Socialmatic Story

socialmatic1

From a design concept to a crowd-funding campaign to a product backed by a major brand, the Polaroid Socialmatic represents an alternative to traditional product development methods. Is crowd-sourced innovation the shakeup that the photography industry needs? Read more…