Phoxi Friends are the perfect way to grab children's attention. They are soft toys that have a built in squeaker, extend + interact and wrap around any camera lens or anything for that matter.
OUR NEWEST FRIENDS THAT JUST ARRIVED!
We all know how hard it is to get and and keep kid's attention when you pull out your camera. You've tried singing, dancing, waiving around your hands, making crazy noises etc just to get the kids to look your way.
More often that not, you may be holding a heavy camera in one hand and a stuffed toy in the other hand, which isn't always easy. The kids are looking off to the side or at mom and dad or their feet or basically anywhere but the boring black camera lens.
By creating this patented innovative design, our product allows so much more than what is on the market now. Other products don't have the visual, audible and physical interaction like the Phoxi Friends have. These three components are essential in creating the best chance for success in getting and keeping the child's attention. Phoxi Friends makes photographing kids easier. This is your new Go-To Tool!
Phoxi Friends - wrap around your camera lens. They have a built in squeaker and are completely adjustable to fit any DSLR/SLR camera lens and manipulated anyway that is best suited for your camera. The colourful and bold soft toy sits close to the camera lens so that the child looks at the lens.
We chose the bold patterns and bright colours as it is perfect for the developmental stage in babies. The squeaker is used to get their attention and the wire wrap can be unravelled and be used to reach out to interact and tickle the kids.
If you photograph children for a living or just like taking photos of your kids, this is a must have tool.
Our New Friends that just arrived!
- Assist you when you don't have an assistant
- Stimulates visually
- Stimulates audibly with built in squeaker toy
- Stimulates physically - extends out to interact with kids
- Completely adjustable to fit any lens
- Multifunctional - can be wrapped around camera strap, hand, hat anywhere for that matter.
- They're cute, bright, bold and perfect for developmental stage, animals are recognizable
- They're affordable and a must have tool for anyone taking pictures of kids that owns a DSLR
- Innovative design that has everything that current products don't have
- Keeps kids looking in the right direction towards the lens.
- When shooting above a child, extends out to tickle the kids or let the kids give the Phoxi Friend a squeak.
- We're photographers, so we understand what the photographer in us needs to get the child's attention.
- This works for pets too!
- Dogs love the squeaker!
- You will receive the best customer service, EVER!
We have sourced out manufacturers for our products, sampled and tested with kids and other photographers. The kids and photographers both have responded well to our creations. Our Phoxi Friends are set to begin full production as soon a our campaign ends.
The manufacturing is expected to be completed within 35-40 days after the order is placed and then delivered to us. All orders will then be shipped. We have a great team that is full on and ready to go full speed to fulfil all orders. We do not expect any delays with our suppliers. Their quality and turn around time has been great up to this point and very attentive to our wishes. We have a few retailers lined that are interested in selling our products. We are planning to retail for $25 USD plus shipping. They will never sell less than for what you are getting them on Kickstarter.
As a professional photographer at Memories By Marie photography, we are always looking for the latest and greatest tools to make our jobs of photographing children easier. We had no luck in finding the perfect tool that could stimulate a child, visually, audibly and physically. We wanted to find a toy that could be easy enough to hold, and have it interact with the child.
The Phoxi Friends were then created! We feel it's what the photography industry was missing. We created our designs, tested them out, patented our idea, and here we are with Kickstarter!
Current products on the market are missing key features that we feel would greatly improve workflow and make the job or leisure activity of taking photos so much easier.
We recently created a company called Phoxi Tog which is the brand of this product. This company will develop really cool and essential photography tools for professional photographers and parents with dslr cameras.
We hope you like the friends as much as we do.
Risks and challenges
Since the production has already started, we expect no manufacturing delays since we have been working closely with our manufacturer. We will always do our best to give you the best customer service.
We’re extremely passionate about the Phoxi Tog comany and our Phoxi Friends in this campaign. We’re committed to doing everything in our power to solve any challenges that may arise along the way.
We will try our best to make sure everything goes according to plan to meet our promised deadlines. We have our manufacturing and operations all ready to go. As soon as our campaign has ended and our goals are met, we expect the product to be shipped within 45 days and then we will ship out to you, our awesome supporters!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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