This blog post was originally posted by PhotoShelter CEO and founder Allen Murayabashi on the PhotoShelter blog. Murayabashi was kind enough to share it with Raw File readers.
The sun is waking up. After several quiet years, it bombarded the Earth with a one-two punch of solar storms this week, which generated consecutive nights of spectacular auroras.
Although global smartphone adoption is still just below 30 percent, smartphone photography is growing in popularity, disrupting traditional camera use. NPD made this trend clear in its Imaging Confluence Study, which found that smartphones accounted for 27 percent of photos shot this year.
Hipstamatic’s new Disposable Series iOS app is a free program that hearkens back to the days of disposable cameras. It shuns the instant, real-time focus of today’s digital world, delivering your photos only when a virtual roll of film is completed.