Tagged: photography

Lomo’Instant Camera Hits $507k During Kickstarter Campaign

Setting out to bring the next generation of cameras to the market, California-based  Lomography launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for the Lomo’Instant Camera. The company originally sought out $100k for the camera, and has excitingly raised $507,828 from 4,139 backers. The brand new device… Read More

Moment Lenses for Mobile Photography Closes 9X Goal on Kickstarter

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Moment “Amazing Lenses for Mobile Photography” closed earlier today having raised $451,868 from 4722 backers.  This is 9 times the initial goal of raising $50,000 to fund the lenses for your mobile phone camera.  The campaign rocketed out of the gate doubling… Read More

KABOOM! Crowdfunding Campaign for Mobile Phone Camera Lenses Rockets Past Goal

Kickstarter Project Creator Marc Barros Shares his Feedback at Campaigns Incredible Success. Moment, “Amazing Lenses for Mobile Photography” was a crowdfunding campaign we covered yesterday on their first day on Kickstarter.  The campaign set a targeted raise of $50,000.  As of today the campaign has… Read More

Amazing Lenses for Mobile Photography Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

I take a profound numbers of photos. Like many of you, I have long since given up on the “point & shoot” cameras and I just cannot lug around a DSLR camera.  I take take really great images too (honest!).  My iPhone 5 does a… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: AppSeed, The People of Kickstarter & Burma in Transition

The People of Kickstarter is a book about some of the most successful crowdfunding projects to have raised funds on the platform since their inception.  The Author, Andrew Gale from Anaheim, Calfornia, is right.  The world has changed for the better.  Crowdfunding is delivering a new… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Enfojer Old School Darkroom, The Perfect Comb & Eco Friendly Jeans

Welcome to Saturday morning and this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox.  Please keep sending in those campaigns.  We recommend to everyone who is crowdfunding to review our Crowdfunding Guide.  We see a lot of campaigns that are very creative and have great merit but fall short of… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Kahda Cool Stuff, Kúla Deeper 3D Images, Kapture Recording Wristband

This week we had tons of cool stuff come in.  I am still going through the pile of emails (and one real post card) from all the amazing crowdfunders from around the world.  I really love ready about incredible people coming up with unique ideas… Read More

Crowdfunding Inventor Who Launched ōlloclip is Finalist for Entrepreneur 2013

The olloclip, an iPhone quick change camera lens, crowdfunded on Kickstarter back in the ancient days of crowdfunding in 2011.  The campaign set a goal of raising $15,000 but trounced that amount when 1300 delivered contributions in the amount of $68,201.  Successfully financed, founder Patrick… Read More

Kickstarter For Photographers: Lumu Light Meter For The iPhone

Lumu promises to be the “light meter for the 21st century,” and the light meter for the iPhone is fully funded on Kickstarter. The campaign page suggests that we live in the golden age of photography, and it’s hard to argue. As high-quality cameras become… Read More

The Spinpod Promises Perfect Panoramic Smartphone Photos

Two PhD candidates from UCLA have a campaign on Kickstarter seeking $75,000 to bring the Spinpod to market. The Spinpod promises to help users capture high-quality panoramic images and time-lapse video easily with their smartphones and full cameras. “Our goal was to develop a device that… Read More

Mount July Camera Filters Launch Kickstarter Campaign

A pair of photography enthusiasts from Stanford, California have announced a Kickstarter campaign for Mount July camera filters. This set of three camera filters will screw onto any 58 or 52 mm lens, creating Instagram-like filtering for your digital camera. Olivia Vagelos and Martin Bush are… Read More

From Turkish delight to concrete, a successful crowdfunding project

(Staff Translation) Frances Dal Chele is a photographer. Italian-American, she has spent more years in Paris than in any other place on earth. And after she fell in love with the French Capital, she fell head over heels for Turkey. Not only the Turkey of… Read More

Five cool Kickstarter projects for photographers

Sometimes, as photography buffs, we run into problems during the photographic process that we wished could be solved by specialized accessories. Thankfully, there are photography enthusiasts–smarter than us–who have come up with some innovative solutions to some of the common problems in photography. Many of… Read More

The IT Crowd fund: How book of photographs got published

THE MEANS by which landscape photographer Peter Cox raised the money for his latest book is nearly as impressive as the book itself. The Irish Light – A Collection of Landscape Photographs is a compilation of pictures taken over seven years. They depict dramatic landscapes… Read More

Spotlight on crowdfunding: The Aftermath Project

The Aftermath Project is a non-profit organisation that aims to help photographers tell the story of aftermath issues around war, as well as making their work more accessible to a wider audience. The book, War is Only Half the Story, Vol 5, will feature the work… Read More

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