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Fisheye Lens + Hipstamatic

i’m sorry for taking so long to make this video…but here is my fisheye lens:

just do a search for “mobile fisheye lens” if you’d want something similar.  i hear you can also use a door viewer [the little peekhole to see whos on the other side] as a fisheye too.  if you want that fish eye effect, its best to use an actual lens.  i’ve seen some really bad digital fisheye effects…having an actual lens also adds to the charm of hipstamatic.

we should note, that my fisheye is not a true fisheye.  its more of a wide-angle lense with a soft-surround vignette.  it still does the job….especially when you want to sneak a shot of the person sitting 2 feet away from you on the trolley…

here are some photos i’ve taken with the fisheye and hipstamatic:


sorry i haven't been able to post about my art because i haven't time to do anything new due to finals.  i will get back on the grind come this saturday.



also....hipstamatic fans....i am planning to go out to the wilderness next week armed with items that can showcase what the app can do when armed with case mods, extra lenses, and accessories....so this is what i'm planning to bring...

- mobile fisheye lens
- holga fisheye lens [its huge]
- holga/diana soft surround filters [if i can find them]
- exterior light source
- flip camera to show how it works
- DIY macro lens

 i mainly have been accessorizing for this app because natural lighting, while its the best kind, isn't really well captured on any mobile phone.  and the default lens leaves more to be desired when you want shots of big things that are really close to you.  

Hipstamatic [images]

here are a few more photos i've taken this week...i noticed some people have been wondering about the fisheye attachment.  i will make a video sometime soon...maybe over the thanksgiving break.  if you want to do fisheye hipstamotography...it'd be better to get a physical fisheye than have it "faked" via photo technology....the fake versions reeeeeally suck.

ALSO...if you are in san diego, go ahead and head over to the contact page and shoot me a message!  i'm trying to set up a hipstamatic enthusiast group to go on outings, hikes, events, etc.