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Viltrox 13mm f/1.4 Lens Ultra-Wide AF Lens Lands on Indiegogo

The camera equipment manufacturer Viltrox has launched a Indiegogo campaign for the Viltrox 13mm f/1.4, a large-aperture ultra-wide-angle autofocus lens that is perfect for vlogging, landscape, architecture, street, food, and astro photography.

Gitzo Apologizes for Poor Comms, Dramatically Improves Legende Tripod

Over the past few weeks, Gitzo has been in the hot seat over issues surrounding its Legende tripod -- namely linked to poor communication. As a company that had previously never worked directly with customers, the expectations of crowdfunding may have initially caught the manufacturer off guard, but it's actively working to fix that along with its Legende tripod's cosmetic issues.

Gitzo Delays the Legende Tripod Three Months, Compounding Woes

Gitzo's crowdsourced Legende tripod and backpack series has hit another snag: the company has delayed shipping the product for another three months to address "aesthetic" damage. What's worse, the company's poor communication has led to a deluge of dissatisfied comments and demands for refunds.

More Companies Like Canon Should Use Crowdfunding Websites

When I first learned that Canon was planning on using a crowdfunding website to launch a new product, I thought to myself “this is going to be a PR disaster." My knee jerk reaction was to think that it's unacceptable for a company like Canon to use websites like Indiegogo in order to launch a product. Surely it has more than enough money available to develop products without asking for it from the public.

Canon is Crowdfunding a ‘Clippable’ Camera Through Indiegogo

Canon took the photography world by surprise this week when the imaging giant announced that it would try to fund one of its upcoming cameras through the crowdfunding website Indiegogo. The mysterious IVY REC will be a "clippable, go anywhere camera" that Canon has deemed interesting enough to try, but not necessarily promising enough to pay for ahead of time.

Making MAYA, the Only Darkroom Timer You’ll Ever Need

MAYA is a darkroom timer project that was born out of necessity when my old darkroom timer had started to malfunction. It has become a pretty successful crowdfunding campaign so far, exceeding 300% of its initial goal with a few days left to go.