Nova: a slim, wireless flash for better iPhone photos.

A project in Chicago, IL by Joe Walnes and Alex Lukashevich

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Nova: a bright new way to take better photos. Carry this wireless flash in your wallet & transform your iPhone photos with great light.
Backers: 1546
Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $85,480 of $25,000
Dates: Sep 4th -> Oct 6th (33 days)
Project By: Joe Walnes and Alex Lukashevich
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Latest News

Apple Retail Now Selling Kickstarter Funded Wireless External Light for Photography

November 10th - via:
No matter how fancy Apple gets with its “True Tone” flash and backside illumination sensors, using direct flash to take a picture in the dark pretty much guarantees that a photo will be washed out and kind of weird looking. Professional photographers never rely solely on the direct flash of a camera, no matter how expensive. Most of the time, some additional light source is reflected from some other direction or against a wall to give the effect of diffused ambient light, which greatly improves the effect of flash. (Read More)

Manufacturing and accessories

October 4th - via:
Hello backers! We're 300% funded. That's amaaaazzing!  We've got 48 hours left - what do you say, can we hit 400%? Can you help spread the love? So, apart from the staring at the Kickstarter $ number and trying to spread the word, what have we been... (Read More)

Kickstarters to go with your Nova

September 27th - via:
Hi backers! We've still got a week to go and we're 250% funded. That's awesome! We back a lot of Kickstarters. And there are three that recently caught our eye that we think you'll love too. elɘMountA lot of you have been asking about ways to mount... (Read More)

Nova external flash seeks funds on Kickstarter

September 26th - via:
Nova is a credit card-sized external flash that aims to improve your smartphone photos. (Read More)

Android support!

September 25th - via:
Hey backers, A lot of you have been asking about Android support. Well, we've been busy and have some great news to share ... Yes! Nova will work with newer Android phones that support Bluetooth Low Energy. We've started work developing our new... (Read More)

Macro photography with Nova and Easy-Macro

September 18th - via:
Looking for some creative ideas for iPhone photography with Nova? How about extreme close-up macro photography, using the Easy-Macro Smartphone Lens. You can take amazing 4x magnified close-up photos with your phone. Really simple, and great... (Read More)

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September 17th - via:
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September 13th - via:
If you've been waiting with bated breath for news on this week's hottest Kickstarter campaigns, sit back and relax. Here they are. (Read More)

GeekStarter – מצעד פרוייקטי ה-Kickstarter ו-Indiegogo שאהבנו השבוע

September 12th - via:
והשבוע: כבל טעינה אלטרנטיבי לסמארטפון, פלאש חיצוני לאייפון ושרשרת שהיא גם אוזניית בלוטות' וגם רועדת כשמתקשרים אליכם. (Read More)

Nova for iPhone 5S and 5C

September 9th - via:
So backers, I'm sure you've just seen that Apple have announced the iPhone 5S and 5C. And the improvements to the camera are awesome! The next generation of iPhones will have the best cameras yet. So what does that mean for you? Firstly, Nova will... (Read More)

Nova 100% funded in 3 days. Thank you!

September 6th - via:
So let me start with: THANK YOU BACKERS! We can build Nova, you can take awesome iPhone photos!  Spread the loveThe more we raise, the more we can improve the product and manufacturing process. So please, help us spread the word. Tell your friends,... (Read More)

NOVA - Wireless Flash for iPhone

September 4th - via:
The Nova is an impressive slim wireless flash that fits in your wallet. When taking a picture you can choose from soft, warm, and brilliant light temperatures using the accompanying app on your iPhone. Releasing the onscreen shutter directs the matrix of 40 LEDs on the credit card sized Nova to light up via a wireless bluetooth signal. Nova should be particularly helpful for smartphone photographers looking for indirect lighting or that foodie who wants the perfect picture in a dim restaurant. (Read More)

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