From Inventor to Entrepreneur: Three Filmmaking and Photo Startup Founders on How Their Ideas Came to Life

July 12, 2016

The PolarPro filter began as a hand cut circle of polarizing film created in founder Jeff Overall’s college dorm. He then sold them through his “prehistoric” website. The products have since matured to the machine tooled models seen here.

In PDN’s July Innovation issue, we spoke with three photo and filmmaking startup founders on how their ideas came to fruition. One was just a college student, another was an experienced filmmaker, and another photographed weddings and took inspiration from his newborn daughter’s pacifiers. For all three entrepreneurs, their inventions stemmed from finding a solution to a problem in their...

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