Hipstamatic will sell special filter with proceeds to photojournalism foundation

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The maker of the Hipstamatic iPhone photography app is launching a foundation to train and support future photojournalists. The Hipstamatic Foundation for Photojournalism will fund training for journalists on how to shoot with a smartphone, particularly in foreign reporting and combat zones, The British Journal of Photography reports.



The foundation will be funded by the sale of a special HipstaPack with a digital lens and film filter designed for journalists. The lens will apply “minimal processing and would fit the ethical constraints of newspaper and magazine news photography.”



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