A friend introduced me to Hipstamatic a few days ago, and I’ve been hooked on it. I’ve created a Flickr set of Hipstamatic pictures.

via flickr

I’m not sure what’s so compelling about the program. I think the ability to play with combinations of lenses and film and flahses (or rather “lenses” and “film” and “flashes”) and the clever fake history that they’ve created around the technology has a lot to do with it.

Cafe Zoë
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The fact that it’s also kind of hard to use at times makes it more interesting. It’s not clear what you’re going to get when you take a picture.

The world is flat
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Anyway, I recommend it.

[To the tune of Genesis, “Turn It On Again,” from the album Duke (a 3-star song, imo).]