Fun fact: Taylor Swift is a millionaire with a major label deal, and she has access to tons of high-end editing software and the best cameras money can buy. So of course, she shot her music video for “22” and purposely made it look like an Instagram picture. For those of you wondering, this is what the thought process behind that was …
Hipster 1: So we need to make the new video for Taylor Swift’s latest single “22.” What do we do?
Hipster 2: Well, we have these cameras that shoot video so crisp and clear, you can literally make out every individual pore on her face.
Hipster 1: Well, what if — hear me out, — we filmed this so that it looked like it was shot on a iPhone using an app worth .99 cents?
Hipster 2: We are the smartest people in the entire world.