25 Mar

Sochi Games Are Over, Do We Still Need The iPhone HipstaPak? Sure!

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During the last Winter Olympic Games, the group behind Hipstamatic released a film/lens pak named after the Sochi city. It was interesting but would it live up to staying on the iPhone after the end of the games. As I looked over a few recents shots I took, it would appear it is standing up […]

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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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24 Aug

Shooting with BlacKeys Extra Fine Black and White Film on the iPhone

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Last week I discovered a nice surprise, a free film pack in Hipstamatic! Normally, there will all kinds of news from the Hipstamatic team about a new film, lens and flash pack. This time though, a new pack called “Long Island FreePak” went under my radar. As the name implies, this ‘Pak’ is free. Included […]

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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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21 Mar

Hipstamatic heads to Silver Lake with new lens and film pak

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It’s been a little while since I have seen a new film/lens pak from Hipstamatic so this morning’s update was a nice surprise. The new Silver Lake HipstaPak contains a film and lens that gives a histaminic 126 film era result. I shot plenty of those 126 packs of film and remember too well that […]

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28 Dec

KitCam on the iPhone enhances photography and photo editing in one app

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Generally, there are two types of photography apps for the iPhone. There are Camera apps that alter the way photos are taken with the iPhone. Then, there are apps for enhancing images. The second of the two are more popular, tuning images for sharing on social sites with family and friends. Apps that alter how […]

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25 Dec

New Black and White iPhone photography fun with release of Tintype SnapPak update

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The iPhone camera app Hipstamatic has received a new film and flash updated called Tintype. The additional two vintage films and single lens are available via a 99 cent in-app purchase as a new SnapPak. The group offer a new take on black and white photography for the iPhone. One film leans towards the look […]

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05 Oct

iPhone photography Rock The Vote photo contest

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The Hipstamatic iPhone camera app folks want you to get out and VOTE. So, to bring the message home, they have a new photo contest: Theme:: We Will. Now through Nov 7th, turn in your photos for a chance to win… Top voted submission: Hipstamatic Grab Pak filled with all sorts of goodies. Featured Submission: Selecting […]

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21 Mar

Hipstamatic Camera for iPhone updated – it’s all about sharing, even directly to Instagram!

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The Hipstamatic retro camera app was updated today… not with new lenses or new retro film, rather a whole new image interface that includes more ways of sharing your snapshots. Normally, you snap a photo, wait a while, go the photo area, tap an image and are taken to a spot in Hipstamatic with a […]

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20 Feb

Americana Hipstamatic Pak on the iPhone Gets Two New Films

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Earlier this month, during Fashion Week, Hipstamatic offered a lens and camera body called Americana for free. Now, Americana Pak has grown to include two new films. The ‘new’ Americana is available to purchase through the in-app cart inside of Hipstamatic. The films have a rather light, ‘creative’ description that I thought requires a bit […]

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