Wanderlust Travelwide Lightweight 5×4 camera

Wanderlust Travelwide

The Travelwide, due for release Summer 2014, weighs just 275 grams making it lighter than a DSLR and the lightest 5×4 ever made.

It has an impact-resistant glass-filled ABS construction with a high-precision focusing screen from 0.55m to infinity using the Schneider Angulon 90mm ƒ/6.8 lens (not included).

There are three accessory shoes to mount bubble levels, rangefinders or viewfinders and a standard tripod mount.

The camera has a guide price of $149 and comes with a metal sport-finder and a Pinwide pinhole lens.

It accepts standard 5×4 film holders and Polaroid 545i holders

More info at Wanderlust Cameras

Polaroid New55 FILM 4×5 film Kickstarter Project

A Kickstarter project has been set up to fund the production of Polaroid New55 FILM – an instant peel-apart 4x5in film that produces a negative and a positive print.
Polaroid New55 film on Kickstarter
Bob Crowley, innovator, product manufacturer and developer, is the founder who started research on the film three years ago and has now brought the project to Kickstarter for funding. A goal of $400,000 has to be raised between Mar 23 2014 – May 6 2014. At the time of writing, 3 days in with 40 days to go, the project has already raised 15% of the total amount required.
All contributors to the New55 FILM Kickstarter project at the higher reward levels, will receive boxes of New55 FILM “First Edition” (5 sheets per box).