Posts Tagged ‘smarphonephotography’

NASA’s Android-Powered Satellites Beam Down Smartphone Snaps from Orbit

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Late last month, NASA launched Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket into space, and with it a trio of satellites powered, get this, by Android Phones. Part of the NASA project “PhoneSats,” the three satellites spent a total of 5 days in space, after which they burned up in the atmosphere as planned — but not before they had a chance to beam down some sub-par smartphone snaps of Earth as seen from Orbit. Read more…

Hipstamatic Launching New Foundation for Smartphone Photojournalism

Smartphone use in Photojournalism is certainly not new, and Hipstamatic has been there from the start, but the San Francisco-based company’s recent decision to start a Hipstamatic Foundation for Photojournalism is drawing equal parts criticism and praise. Read more…