Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Jamaal Charles backs photo app 'vamp!'
By Katie Linendoll
A new photo app allows users to insert Charles and other NFL players into their personal pictures.
Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs is one of the most elusive running backs in the NFL.
While it may be tough for would-be tacklers to catch him on the field, a new app called vamp! is making it a lot easier for fans to capture him off of it.
With vamp!, you can insert Charles into any picture, making it look as if he’s there. It’s kind of like photo-bombing in reverse.
Charles said he partnered with vamp! creator MoZeus Worldwide because he was impressed by the cutting-edge technology of the app.
The writer poses with a virtual Charles, thanks to the vamp! app.
“I look forward to viewing the fan photos posted on social media,” he said.
Once you’ve downloaded the app, you can choose from a number of different poses -- and even select different players, including Ray Lewis with the Baltimore Ravens and Chris Culliver of the San Francisco 49ers.
There’s a free version, which includes three photos. For 99 cents, you can get six different poses.