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This Fun Black & White Instant Camera Prints Photos on Receipt Paper – Photography Article

Instant photography can get expensive fast: a pack of Fuji INSTAX Square (20 count) costs $18, and only 8 exposures of Polaroid Originals Color will cost you $19! That’s where the Alulu camera comes in. Where other cameras use film, Alulu uses new or used receipt paper! This fun little invention is the brainchild of three college friends who are trying to fund their creation on Kickstarter before joining the “real world” at the end of the summer. “Named after…

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This Simple Universal Camera Strap Has Raised Over $75K on Kickstarter – Photography Article

KUVRD, creators of the extremely popular universal lens cap that raised over $175K in 2017 (and $180K for Version 2 in January), are back with another blockbuster crowdfunding campaign. Meet the Universal Camera Strap: a simple, rugged camera strap with fasteners that attach to “any camera, anywhere, anytime.” There’s not much to say about the KUVRD Universal Camera Strap: it seems to have everything you need and nothing you don’t. The 360° swiveling fasteners are made from anodized aluminum alloy…

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Lomography Unveils the First New Color Film Stock in Half a Decade – Photography Article

Lomography is making some major waves in the photo world today by unveiling the first brand new color negative emulsion to be released in half a decade. They’re calling it LomoChrome Metropolis, and ironically enough, the “color” it emphasizes the most is… black. “LomoChrome Metropolis pays homage to the mother of all colors: black!” reads the company’s announcement. “Search for rays of color in a sea of lightless skyscrapers, frame your subject as they trudge the streets of ghost towns,…

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Peak Design’s Travel Tripod Has Raised $8M+ with 7 Days to Go – Photography Article

Peak Design’s new game-changing Travel Tripod has been a smash hit on Kickstarter. Since being announced on May 21st, it has already raised over $8.4 million from over 19,000 backers, and there’s still 7 days to go. This is the San Francisco-based company’s 9th crowdfunding campaign thus far, and it’s by far the most successful. The previous top 3 were the Everyday line of bags, the Everyday Messenger bag, and the Travel line of bags, which raised $4.8 million, $5.2…

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More Companies Like Canon Should Use Crowdfunding Websites – Photography Article

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. Now that I’ve had a little…

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Canon is Crowdfunding a ‘Clippable’ Camera Through Indiegogo – Photography Article

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. Details about the upcoming campaign are sparse. For now, the only info available on the IVY REC exists on an…

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Ideal for Homeowners and Renters, Brinno Unveils DUO – the Most Affordable & Practical Smart Front Door Security Solution – Time.Lapse Photography Article

Brinno’s DUO smart peephole camera retrofits a front door peephole to offer a discreet Dual Screen / DualStorage DIY solution for home security Americans are no strangers to the troubling trends of break-ins and package-theft from homes & apartments.  Today, there are several IoT home security options targeted to tech-savvy young adults but they are often challenging to install by the average homeowner, can’t be used by renters, are visibly obvious to burglars, or require a monthly fee. Created for…

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