All posts by Tom Choinski

  • Hipstaclass 009 – 006: Conclusion – Be creative

    Multiple Exposure can be more than replicating a subject or superimposing random scenes. In the example above two elements are combined to make a single, new subject. Multiple Exposure can be used to tell a narrative, create...

    • Posted April 7, 2013
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  • Hipstaclass 009 – 004: Background influence and overlap

    Inherent with every multiple exposure image is the phenomenon of overexposure and ghosting, which increases with every image taken. The brightness of images being combined has a huge impact on the final result. The key to controlling...

    • Posted April 5, 2013
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  • Hipstaclass 009 – 003: The Multiple Exposure Kit

    The Multiple Exposure Kit was introduced October 2012 with Update 260. It allows the user to take unlimited exposures using any Lens/Film/Flash Combo. It is shown as a black/yellow slider button in the upper left corner of the...

    • Posted April 4, 2013
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  • Hipstaclass 009 – 002: Double Exposure filters from Synthetic

    Prior to the introduction of the Multiple Exposure Kit in October 2012, several apps used simple double exposure as their principal effect. The most well known of these is the Salvador 84 lens, introduced in the Dali Museum GoodPak in November 2010. A...

    • Posted April 3, 2013
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  • Hipstaclass 009 – 001: Introduction

    Multiple Exposure - the merging of two or more images into a final print - is not a new concept to Hipstamatic. First introduced in the Dali Museum GoodPak in November 2010, multiple exposure filters have been introduced in a limited...

    • Posted April 2, 2013
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  • User Tips #2: Low light situations

    Lens:  Hornbecker  Film:  Rock BW-11  Flash:  Cherry Shine  The Hornbecker lens, Rock BW-11 film and Cherry Shine flash all share the same high contrast overexposing effect. This is compounded when the three are combined. This is useful...

    • Posted January 24, 2013
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  • The Six C’s of Color Casting

    In the early days of my Facebook page Hipstamatic New England, I created a HIPSTACLASS designed to explore the uses of the Gel Family of Flashes (Laser lemon, Red Eye, and Cadet Blue). It quickly morphed into...

    • Posted January 14, 2013
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  • User Tips #1: Controlling the Exposure

    To keep the iPhone's auto-adjust from reducing the exposure, I would point the camera at my feet, then flip it up, taking the image before the camera had a chance to react. Tom Choinski Lens:  Jane  Film:...

    • Posted January 10, 2013
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  • Tintype SnapPak

    Hipstamatic released update 261 just in time for December Holidays. The update itself was unremarkable, fixing minor bug fixes. But it was also a prerequisite for its latest and most complicated new filters to date, Tintype SnapPak. As...

    • Posted December 26, 2012
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