Introducing Kuvrd: The Universal Dust and Waterproof Cap for Your Lens


We have covered a range of Kickstarter projects on this blog, from Leica’s faux-film project to universal underwater housings for cameras, but few of them have shown such demonstrably immediate need and could be put to such a necessary use as the Kuvrd universal lens cover.

And with the advent of Kickstarter, there are only too many niche manufacturers looking to fill market gaps and find demand where the big boys overlook.

If you have invested a lot of money into gear and glass, protecting it probably rests at the forefront of your mind.

In fact, these worries probably consume a lot of your mental energy whether you know it or not.

Image via Kuvrd Kickstarter page.

After all, no one invests thousands of dollars into lens to destroy them with particulate matter and everyday hazards.

That’s why the people behind Kuvrd have you well…covered.

Such is the story of Kuvrd, a Kickstarter project aiming to raise enough funds to build a state-of-the-art universal waterproof and dustproof cap for your lens.

Constructed entirely out of silicon, Kuvrd fits to most any lens and protects it from the harsh elements that will damage it. The cover can stretch across lens sizes from 60 mm to 150 mm.

Not only that, Kuvrd will cover the front and the back of your lens which also gives it shock-proof protection from drops. When not in use, the lens cover can be easily and discreetly stored in the photographer’s wallet, pockets, bag, purse, or carrying case.

The universal lens cap is available to early backers of the Kickstarter project at a price of $30. The project has successfully funded itself as of writing and plans on shipping the lens covers beginning in March 2018.

You can check out the Kuvrd Kickstarter project page by clicking on the link located here.

Image via Kuvrd Kickstarter page.

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