Here’s a peak at the Mobile Reporting Field Guide, a soon to be released iBook on everything journalists need to know about using an iPhone for reporting. It includes reviews on equipment, apps, as well as example videos. The guide is the culmination of work by several students enrolled in a mobile journalism course at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. After months of testing, this is the gear the guide recommends for the essential kit. Stay tuned for the iBook which include reviews of this gear and more, along with apps reviews.
This isn’t another post kicking the hornet’s nest about Hipstamatic and its use in photojournalism, it’s to announce Hipstamatic’s new update. Hipstamatic has finally released a new film and lens that are as pure and clean as, well, umm, what’s pure and clean these days? Anyway, it’s ready for some unfiltered photojournalism. The update introduces the Jane Lens. She’s a beauty and she’s free along with a new film called Ina’s 82.