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Trying Google Maps AR Navigation in Osaka, Japan

Yesterday I found out that I have Google Maps Augmented Reality navigation feature enabled on my device. I launched Google Maps and gave it a go. The navigation is pretty simple and straight forward. You hold the device in front of you, Google scans the area and then start the “Live View” session. This is […]

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My Journey: Creating Instagram Filters using Spark AR Studio

Around a month and a half ago, I’ve decided to start teaching myself how to develop Instagram/Facebook filters using Spark AR Studio, an AR development software created by Facebook. In that time, I was able to make 48 filters in total. I made face masks, games, camera effects and voice-only filters (e.g. beatbox filter). I […]

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Beatbox Instagram filter – Create funny meme videos

Yesterday my new BEATBOX Instagram filter was approved by Facebook. This filter nothing like any other IG filter that I’ve created, and I already created close to 50 of them. This filter is free of any visual add-ons, it’s all about the person in from of the camera and the beatboxing soundtrack. Basically what this […]

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Fortnite-inspired moving bush Instagram Filter (unofficial)

A few days ago I’ve decided to create a cool filter that shows a walking bush. This is inspired by the walking bush from the battle royale videogame¬†Fortnite. If you played Forotnite, you know that there is a ‘Bush’ legendary item which you can use to hide. When you move, other players can see a […]

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Soccer Head Game Update – Ball Resize Feature in Practice Mode

Yesterday the new update for Soccer Head Game Instagram filter was approved by Facebook. You can now have an option to resize the ball in ‘Practice mode’. To resize the ball, all you need to do is use pinch gesture in or out to resize it. You can choose any side you like. You can […]

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Retro-style Masquerade Fashion Instagram Face Masks

Yesterday Instagram approved three of my IG filters. All three are a¬†retro-style masquerade fashion face masks that can be worn by anyone using the Instagram app (iOS/Android) in augmented reality. One of the masks is a tribute filter to Carnival of Venice, featuring a retro mask that can compliment your Venice Carnival costume for 2020. […]

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Soccer Head Instagram Filter – Ball Juggling Game

Soccer Head is my latest Instagram filter. As its name suggests, it’s a soccer ball head juggling filter game that features four different experiences in one. As you know me by now, I love making interactive content, especially games. The two first game modes are exactly that. I call this ‘Standard mode’. In this mode, […]

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The Old Tree – a Theatrical Instagram Face Filter

I’ve created the Instagram filter ‘The Old Tree, a Filter Tale‘. This Instagram filter is kind of a theater in a filter. The goal was to create a micro-storytelling experience and let IG users act and create responses videos based on the story. The story tells a legend of a magical tree deep in the […]

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Happy Birthday Card Instagram Filter – Best Gift for Him or Her

My new ‘Happy Birthday‘ filter was just approved. A brand new filter that was designed as an augmented reality virtual gift card which you can send to your loved ones for their birthday. All you have to do is put your face at the center and just press the button. A birthday cake will be […]

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Hungry Frog Instagram Filter Game – How to get it?

‘Hungry Frog‘ is my latest Instagram filter game created using Facebook’s Spark AR Studio software. It’s a casual mobile game that requires the Instagram app to use (available for iOS and Android). In this game, you play as a frog. In fact, you are the frog. A mask of a frog will be placed on […]