Why a War Photographer Shot an Award-Winning Photo With a $2 iPhone App

It's incredible how, years after computers have landed every desk and so much of the media we consume has been converted to digital bits, people remain so deeply uneasy about the inauthenticity of things produced with digital tools. Like NYT photographer Damon Winter's award-winning photograph, shot with iPhone app… » 2/14/11 6:00pm 2/14/11 6:00pm

Hipstamatic and the Death of Photojournalism

Pictures of the Year International is a photojournalism contest that's a pretty big deal. This photo of the 2nd Platoon under fire in Afghanistan by New York Times photographer Damon Winter took third place this year. It was taken with the iPhone app Hipstamatic, which slathers photos with moody effects. » 2/10/11 6:00pm 2/10/11 6:00pm

Finally, an Android App For Hipstamatic-Style Photo Filters

Many a-time have I moaned about the lack of photo-altering apps available for Android. The iPhone has Hipstamatic and Swankolab—it can't be too hard to create similar apps for Android, can it developers? Enter FxCamera. » 5/28/10 4:03am 5/28/10 4:03am