Pinsta Instant Camera - Micro Darkroom and Negative Enlarger

A project in Warwick, UK by Oliver New

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Analogue Photography for Everyone! Shoot, Develop, Enlarge and Customise Your Own Prints without a Darkroom.
Backers: 277
Average Pledge Per Backer: £239

Funded: £66,218 of £20,000
Dates: Oct 19th -> Nov 18th (31 days)
Project By: Oliver New
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Latest News

Coming up to the last 24 hours!

November 17th - via:
Hi everyone, Very exciting as we're coming up to 24 hours!! Lots of camera parts in ready to go! Just magnets, syringes and pinholes yet to arrive 😬😬 HAMA Tripod mounts, 12mm bubble levels and bottles for bottle kits. I'm really hopeful that... (Read More)

A new feature! Panoramic shots.

November 13th - via:
Hello everyone! We're getting ever closer to the final days now! I'm always looking for new ways to use Pinsta and I had a bit of a revelation last night and realised that we can actually make pinsta capeable of doing panoramic shots very easily and... (Read More)

Going Steady 2/3rds in - Good Stretch Goal News!

November 8th - via:
Hello everyone,                             I thought I'd chime in with a 2/3rds update! We're now at 237 backers which puts us at almost 300% funded which is really awesome. We're trending towards achieving the 3rd... (Read More)

Tripod mounts, stretch goals and pinholes!

October 29th - via:
Hello everyone, I'm very pleased to say that we passed the 2nd stretch goal since the last update, hopefully with a late push we might reach the third one! I thought I'd do another update since we actually managed to get an initial jig design... (Read More)

Pinsta Update:

October 27th - via:
Hello Everyone,                               As always thanks for your great support! We're edging ever closer to the 2nd stretch goal now. The print removal tool is very handy to have when out in the field so I'm glad... (Read More)

This pin-hole camera is its own darkroom and lets you develop film on the go

October 22nd - via:
The Pinsta Instant Camera is an interesting new pinhole camera that lets you develop and even enlarge prints using the camera as its own darkroom. The project is currently on Kickstarter and was created by Oliver New, who believes that analogue photography is for everyone. He grew up watching his dad developing his photographs in their darkroom and wanted to share that magic with others in this digital age. (Read More)

Great news on Sustainability of PInsta:

October 21st - via:
Hello everyone, we have discovered this morning after some negotiation with our suppliers that we can source 100% recycled material for producing Pinsta! This was something we were always hoping for but couldn't be absolutely sure about up until now!... (Read More)

Amazing start!

October 20th - via:
Thankyou all for backing Pinsta! Amazingly we hit our funding goal after just 3.5 hours. We have now surpassed the first stretch goal. Let's hope it keeps on going! Thanks  Oliver New Pinsta Creator  (Read More)

Amazing start!

October 19th - via:
Thankyou so much to all of our early backers! You have made Pinsta a reality already. Backed in under 3.5 hours. Couldn't have wished for more. Let's hope it keeps going!   (Read More)

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