Not long ago, we mentioned Mount July’s filters. These filters are color splashed and stackable. When used together, they mimic the look of various color gradients or expired instant film–but they’re being pushed as having an Instagram type of look to them. Their Kickstarter has now officially launched and they need $32,000 to get it going. Plus according to their Facebook, they’ll be demoing the products in NYC soon.
They’re currently launching three different looks: Stinson (which overall warms an image), Sedona (which gives it a pinkish vingette) and Sayulita (which changes the color gradient completely.) They look a little bit like the Alien Skim Exposure 5 program that we showed, but you’re able to do this in camera.
The filters have threaded ends allow attachment to any 58 mm camera lens, and the ability to stack multiple filters at once. They’re also made from an aluminum housing and have multi-coated precision optical glass with a rotating inner groove-bearing facilitates smooth spinning of the filter. We’ll try to get some in for testing soon.
Nokia is really trying to make some crazy waves in the cameraphone industry, and after showing off what their Nokia Lumia 928 can do when it comes to video, it’s only natural that they’re still trying to push the boundaries even further. They recently released an ad for an upcoming flagship phone that is supposed to be even better than the 928. The catch phrase for the campaign is, “More than your eyes can see.” So apparently, that might mean extreme high speed video capabilities or some seriously crammed megapixels.
Unfortunately at the time of publishing this piece, some of the biggest mobile sharing apps aren’t on the phone’s platform: Windows phone. There is no Instagram or Hipstamatic. The only one that there seems to be is Flickr.
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Instagram’s strict policy on nudity and associated images makes it a tough sell with teenage boys. When searches for “boobs” and “butts” yields nothing that will satisfy the pubescent eye, those boys find their fix in an episode of Game of Thrones. Late last week, however, a search for “boobies” led one boy to find Instagram’s newest user: iheartboobies.
Thirteen-year-old Timmy Matheson slammed his keyboard in disgust when he found only birds on iheartboobies’ Instagram page. According to a neighbor, Timmy kept screaming “WHERE ARE THE BOOBIES?!” long into the night. The vitriol tapered off when he realized he could turn off Safe Search on Google Images. That did not, however, stop Timmy from trying to sabotage ihearboobies’ Instagram page.
All images are copyright of Daniella Zalcman. Used with permission
New York and London are extremely photogenic cities that are not only the center of many commercial shoots, but also in various films. What if you could fuse the two though? Daniella Zalcman has done just that in a series of double exposure images that were shared on her Instagram and Flickr. She got the idea when she prepared to move from the Big Apple to the home of Big Ben. She took to Kickstarter to accumulate funding for the production of a limited run book called NY + London and received her goal for the creation.
Take a look at some of the selections after the jump and read out quick interview with her.
The Instagram Blog is usually a curator of some really cool and awesome things in the creative world. What many people don’t know is that there are actually many Instagram meetups that happen. Quite a bit of them actually happen right here in NYC. But the above min-doc done by Ravi Vora is a short demonstration of just what happens at some of them. We never thought that this many folks would get together, bring props, and all but it surely does go to show just how hardcore some people are about the social network.
Personally, I prefer to use a real camera and then port the images over. Also, we’re not totally sure if the video is a satire or not; but I believe it isn’t.
See that girl up above? She doesn’t look very alien does she? Maybe her homeworld is a bit alien, but Alien Skin’s new Exposure 5 is being touted as able to render all your images to look like film–something that is probably alien to lots of digital photographers. It is a plug-in for Lightroom or Photoshop but can also be used as a standalone program. Even further, the company is promising to have accurate looks for Kodachrome, Polaroid film, and more. Plus you’ll be able to add other effects like scratches.
Think of Instagram but a heck of a lot more versatile for users of real software.
Exposure 5 will be available in June 2013 through the company’s website for $199 USD. Owners of any version of Exposure may upgrade for $99 USD. Free upgrades will be automatically sent to everyone who purchased Exposure 4 directly from Alien Skin Software in March 2013 or later.