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Hipstamatic [an awesome toy camera app] ~ $1 Sale

12-02-2011, 08:35 PM
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Hipstamatic [an awesome toy camera app] ~ $1 Sale



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12-02-2011, 09:14 PM
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Just picked it up.

It's funny cause I was about to get it yesterday and thought, meh, it's December, I'm sure it'll go on sale.
I'M PSYCHIC.

Anyways, I love how the photos turn out.
Recommended.

12-02-2011, 09:33 PM
#3
This is highly recommended for anyone remotely interested in photography!
12-02-2011, 09:44 PM
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This app is sooooo addictive! My favorite camera app.

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12-02-2011, 11:02 PM
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How does this compare to Camera+? I'm very happy with Camera+ and don't really need two photography apps of this type.

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12-02-2011, 11:27 PM
#6
Is this like Instagram or better?
12-02-2011, 11:28 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jibba View Post
How does this compare to Camera+? I'm very happy with Camera+ and don't really need two photography apps of this type.
Camera+ feels like more of an improvement on Apple's camera app, while Hipstamatic focuses more on stylized, retro images. I'm inclined to call it a novelty app, but that makes it sound a lot cheaper than it really is. You can't do any post processing on your photos either, you need to choose your lens, film, flash before shooting. It's a great quality app though, one of the most popular along with Camera+, but beware... it's also full of IAP.

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12-02-2011, 11:33 PM
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But... what makes it better?

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Originally Posted by MidianGTX View Post
Camera+ feels like more of an improvement on Apple's camera app, while Hipstamatic focuses more on stylized, retro images. I'm inclined to call it a novelty app, but that makes it sound a lot cheaper than it really is. You can't do any post processing on your photos either, you need to choose your lens, film, flash before shooting. It's a great quality app though, one of the most popular along with Camera+, but beware... it's also full of IAP.
It'd be great if you could tell us a bit more about the app. I've actually scooped up tons of similar apps as they've gone free over the year, although generally they're all kinda' crappy and hard to use. Is there anything particular about Hipstamatic that puts it ahead of the crowd? Or is it just due to the fact that it was one of the first apps of its kind?

.99 isn't too much to find out. I'd just rather save myself the disappointment of another weird retro-style camera app that doesn't really do much differently from all the other free ones that I never found a use for.
12-02-2011, 11:46 PM
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It was actually the first one I got, so that could be a part of it. To be honest I think the best way to decide is by looking at the results. There are some good examples here: http://community.hipstamatic.com/con...nt_submissions

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12-02-2011, 11:49 PM
#10
Alright here is what I got for you on Hipstamatic....

I take photos and post process them. I like taking photos "clean" and adding effects I can control. I was hesitant to get Hiptamatic. I got it. I got add on lenses and film. I LOVE the surprises that I get from the app. There are tons of combinations and tons of surprises. Sure I take several combos of the same scene, but they all turn out differently.

It's not weird but it is a retro style app. One of the better ones. If you take photos for practicality, you won't find a use for this app. But if you take photos for the composition and art you will find TONS of use of it. You will find yourself experimenting and still not scratching the surface. You will find yourself hooked. You won't care you don't' have a "clean" original any more cuz the ones you get will be far artier than anything you could app yourself.

So bottom line - looking for a camera app to take everyday people place and memory photos? Not for you.

Looking for some artistic fun? You should give this app a try.

Want some crazy effect: