Capturing Old Faithful Geyser in Calistoga using an iPad. Photo was edited using Synaptic's SwankoLab digital darkroom application for the iPhone.
Lucas Buick is the CEO and co-founder of Synthetic, a company best known for bringing the washed-out and color-saturated look of retro analog photography to the digital world. The company's photo app, Hipstamatic, the Apple iTunes Store's 2010 App of the Year, sparked a frenzy of photo special effects and social sharing apps for smartphones and sold nearly 1.5 million downloads in its first year. The $1.99 app remains one of the iPhone's top 100 most popular paid apps with more than 5 million sold.
Intel Free Press story: Hipstamatic's Lucas Buick Sees Mobile Changing Our World. Founder of popular retro photography iPhone app finds inspiration in American innovation driven by our increasingly connected and global world.