23 Jun

Your iPhone Camera Loves When The USA Is Winning At Soccer

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To help celebrate the USA still being in the World Cup, Hipstamatic has their Sao Paulo HipstaPak discounted to FREE. Yes, as long as the USA stays in the World Cup, you can open your iPhone Hipstamatic app and download the film and lens pack at no charge. If your new to the vintage camera […]

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16 Dec

In other news, Hipstamatic Releases Hongdae HipstaPak

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Hipstamatic, the retro film/lens/flash app for the iPhone, released a new HipstaPak. It actually showed up some time ago. I upgraded, played with it, and forgot to tell you. The new HipstaPak is called Hongdae. As you may guess from the name, there is a line “Made in Korea” everywhere the pack is mentioned. Included […]

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16 Oct

Everything iPhone 5S Camera In One Spot

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Over the weeks following the release of the iPhone 5s, there has been a variety of photographers posting their thoughts on the device’s updated camera. For me, the most notable is the speed everything photography related happens with the new chips and iOS7. Of course, there is way more to the upgrades in the area […]

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05 Oct

Vintage Polaroid Cameras And Film In The Days Of The iPhone

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I am a collector of vintage cameras. No particular year or style, the cameras in my collection are only limited by my interest in the particular tech. When it is possible to locate film that will work, I actually take some out of the collection to shoot with. The fun of film is the planning […]

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05 Oct

Long Island HipstaPak No Longer Free, But Adds A Lens To The Film Bundle

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Towards the end of August this year, I mentioned stumbling upon a Free Pak available in the Hipstamatic iPhone Camera app. The ‘free’ Long Island HipstaPak offered a camera body (art) and BlacKeys Extra Fine Film (black and white). Now, the Long Island Pak has been re-introduced for 99 cents, with the addition of Florence […]

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02 Sep

Buenos Aires Square Format Photos Like My Instant Film Camera Takes

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When out at the Antique Malls, there is almost always someone offering little square photos. They are fun to browse through, handy if you don’t have any family history, build your own for a couple bucks. Interesting that many of the small square photos are actually from early Polaroid cameras. Before the iconic SX-70 and […]

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15 Aug

2013 iPhone Photography Contest Winners Announced

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The 7th annual (that means, this has been going on since 2007), iPhone Photography Awards have been announced. Rather than just a couple pics to see on the wall, the IPPAWARDS site all of the winners across the many groups. It is fun to get inspired, launch a photo and start to sweep through the […]

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02 Apr

A solution for those times your looking for a photography idea

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There is a variety of reasons to shoot photos. Something as simple as a social share or a snap at a family trip, all the way to large format art or marketing photography. To see what others are doing, for a few ideas, a person can simply wander around any of those social sites. To […]

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23 Mar

Hipstamatic Retro Pak 3 on sale this weekend only!

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After I discovered and posted about the new Silver Lake film/lens pak in Hipstamatic, I received an email saying that the whole RetroPak is on sale this weekend too. 99 cents for the full pack of 3 lenses and 6 films, purchasable through the app on your iPhone. This is the complete list of the […]

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28 Feb

iPhone Panoramic photos become movies – all on the iPhone

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Built into the iPhone’s camera app is the ability to take pictures of tall buildings, wide for the interiors of a restaurant, simple HDR for vivid lights and even wrap around panoramic images. All of this ‘built-in’ so why do we need apps for taking pictures outside of what Apple provided? Mostly, because one solution […]

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