Lauren Goode

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Camera Awesome Lowers Photo Effects Pricing, Shares with Instagram

Camera Awesome, the photo app from SmugMug that boasts a whopping 297 photo effects and an impressive download rate of more than four million in four weeks, now works with popular photo-sharing app Instagram, allowing users to share their “awesomized” photos to Instagram’s mobile photo network. The company is now bundling all of Camera Awesome’s photo effects for a one-time purchase of $9.99, after previously charging 99 cents per bundle for 29 bundles of effects.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work