Mobile Movies – Moment Invitational Film Festival – $100k Up for Grabs
The Moment Invitational is back for Season 4. This is their largest season yet with $100K in cash and gear for filmmakers, fifteen finalists flown to NYC for the premiere, ten amazing sponsors, five categories, and one massive contest to determine the people’s choice. Made by the filmmakers at Moment, this is the festival they’ve always wanted to enter. Make a film. Get invited. Fund your next project. There’s 30 days left to submit your film, go here to do so!
Mobile Photography & Art – Tickle Your Fancy #59
Welcome back to our fifty ninth post in our Tickle Your Fancy section. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of between seven to eight links to articles from around TheAppWhisperer over the past few weeks, that you may by chance have missed. Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site. Enjoy!
Mobile Photography – Moment announces new 58mm Tele Lens
Moment, the maker of conversion lenses for smartphones has introduced a new 58mm tele lens. With a 6 element design and priced at $99, it is the most complex lens in the Moment line-up and is the sharpest lens it has made, says the company, The new 58mm has been optimized for dual camera setups such as those on the latest Apple iPhone, Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy models, where it will capture a typical x4 magnification when used in-conjunction with smartphone’s built-tele lens. Used on the main camera, the new lens will provide a x2 magnification. Like all Moment lenses the new 58 mm requires a case to fit…
Moment Mobile Photography Trip to Alaska
Moment the uber popular mobile photography lens manufacturer have created ‘Moment Trips’. A new way for you and your friends to travel and enjoy Moment. On a Moment Trip, you can be sure you’ll travel to the most incredible places on earth, test your limits, and learn photography from the very best. This is their first trip and they have chosen Juneau, Alaska. Nestled on the Alaskan panhandle, it’s America’s most remote capital city — inaccessible by road. Surrounded by mountains, rainforests, glaciers, and pristine waterways, it is a stunning visual feast that you can only visit by plane or boat. Beginning the adventure in the quaint downtown area before…
All Moment Cases $25 Each This Weekend Only and Free US Delivery
Thought you would like to hear this news, if you are hoping to get into the Moment series, which includes a selection of top mobile photography lenses and cases, then this weekend Moment have a special offer, all of their cases are available for $25, with free postage within the US using this code freeshipping. To find out more, go here.
Mobile Photography – Moment Confirms Their Lenses ‘Tentatively’ Work with New iPhone 7
Moment openly admit that they were ‘more than a little bit worried’ that there lenses would not work with the new Apple iPhone 7. Following testing they have now confirmed that their lenses do, at least ‘tentatively’ work, which is great news as Apple have changed the sensor, lens and aperture combinations in the iPhone 7. Moment still have additional testing to do with their lenses and the iPhone 7 though, they need to validate image quality and work out how to modify their exisiting mounting plate design to work with the iPhone 7. They have not tested their lenses with the iPhone 7 Plus yet, so we will update…
Finest Moment for Moment – Now In the Apple Store with $3 million Funding
Mobile hardware lens and case manufacturer Moment have perhaps achieved their finest moment. They have just raised $3 million in a new round of funding and also have been granted a partnership with Apple to sell their kit in 50 Apple Stores across the United States as well as online on Apple’s website. The brains behind Moment is Marc Barros, previously heading up the action sports camera company Contour. The Mobile Photography Kit is what Barros is counting on bringing more success – it consists of a case, lens and lens cap and is selling on the Apple shelves for $179.95 as you read this. To read more about Moment…
Mobile Camera Lens Manufacturer – Moment – Launches New Macro Lens
Moment are becoming a very popular lens manufacturer for mobile photography. Last year they released two mobile lenses, an 18 mm wide-angle and also a 70 mm telephoto. At the beginning of this year Moment started production of their new ‘Moment Case’ for the iPhone 6. It includes lens mount, shutter button and ‘smart’ camera strap and is available to order here. The latest news from the Moment camp is a brand new Macro lens. It features a 10x magnification at a 25 mm focal distance. It also comes complete with a custom diffuser hood, to reduce shadows and maximise ambient light. The new Macro lens from Moment will be…
Congratulations To Moment Case – Funded with $693,435 KickStarter Campaign
Moment lenses have proved to be very popular for mobile photographers, last year their campaign was funded and the manufacturers have just closed their latest KickStarter Campaign for the Moment Case ‘that turns your iPhone 6 into an even better camera, with a shutter button, lens and strap attachment’ for a huge $693,435 – the pledged goal was $100,000! Wonderful achievement, to read more about that, please go here.