Mobile Photography – MIRA Mobile Prize – Winner and Shortlist Results – 2017 ‘Earth Our Planet’

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This years MIRA Mobile Prize was dedicated to our very dear friend Carolyn Hall Young, a truly honourable, hugely talented and very much loved artist and friend to so many, not least myself and I truly miss her every single … Read more

Mobile Photography / Art Competition – MIRA Mobile Prize 2017

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I am so proud to be a member of this esteemed mobile photography and art annual competition alongside, Aldo Pacheco, Andrea Bigiarini, Cadu Lemos, Gina Costa, Jose Miguel, Lee Atwell and Michael Jones. Many thanks to Manuela Matos Monteiro for inviting me.  

Each year there is a specific theme for the competition, this year it is ‘Earth – our home’ – to read more about the definition of this competition, please go here.

This free to enter competition allows you to submit up to three images related to this theme. All images must have been taken and edited with a mobile device.

The winning images will be displayed within an Exhibition in Porto, Portugal on 25th March 2017 until 6 May 2017.

The Grand Prize winner will receive return paid for flights from a European capital to Porto. Full board for five nights and more.

The deadline for submission is 4th of March 2017, so do hurry! The winner will be announced on 18th Marchh 2017.

You can find out more here.

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Mobile Art Competition The Equinox Experience Exhibition Call for Entries

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Andrea Bigiarini founder of The New Era Museum (NEM) has asked me to share news of a very exciting new project entitled ‘The Equinox Experience Exhibition’ in association with Crossmedia Group and Florence International Photography Awards (FIPA). This is to be an immersive photography exhibition dedicated to Mobile Art, located in the deconsecrated historical church of Santo Stefano al Ponte in the heart of old Florence, few metres from Ponte Vecchio.

Submissions are being received now until 19 February 2017.  The theme is “The balance of two opposing forces”. The Jury includes; Edward Santos, Lisa Peters, Jo Sullivan, Armineh Hovanesian, Jane Schultz, Ginaluca Ricoveri and Brett Chenoweth.

Twenty of the selected finalists will have their artwork exhibited for two weeks and within the catalog.

To find out more and to enter, please go here.

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Mobile Photography / Art New Year Resolutions 2017 From Around The World

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When we think of a new year, we sometimes think of a fresh start and with that, our minds start racing with ways to improve on what we did last year. Sometimes, New Year Resolutions are ambitious, sometimes less so … Read more

Mobile Photography Competition Results of Honourable Mentions Announced – Impossible Humans – The Unexpected Happening Exhibition

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We are delighted to publish the Honourable Mentions of the Impossible Humans – The Unexpected Happening Exhibition due to be displayed in Rome on 12 March 2016, at the Galleria Lancellotti. Many thanks to Andrea Bigiarini for creating and hosting this event and to all the jurors involved.

Many congratulations to all the Honourable Mentions, these include: Arpi, Lee Atwell, Lorenka Campos, Cindy Buske, Emma Amar, Armineh Hovanesian, Joshua Sarinana, Manuela Basaldella, Martin Duerr and Ginaluca Ricoveri.

 

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Brought to Light – Mobile Photography/Art Interview with Robi Gallardo

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Robi Gallardo’s photography shows an instinctive grasp of narrative and metaphor. Each image carefully composed and produced to accentuate the images in his head.  His restless vision and relentless curiosity is conclusive evidence of the important visual chronicler that we have before us. Gallardo’s photographs demonstrate an instinctively gifted individual pursuing his own creative journey with clarity and brilliance.

This is our new interview section for mobile photographers and mobile artists and we hope to be filling it very soon with vast explosions of thought and imagery. These questions are designed to explore the artist behind the work, to get to know them a little more intimately.

We recently published our first ‘Brought to Light’ Interview with Andrea Bigiarini, Founder of the New Era Museum and FIPA Florence International Photography Awards as well as writer, author, Imagineer and digital artist, if you missed that, please go here. We then went on to publish an instinctively gifted artist, Ile Mont, if you missed that please go here. Further we published our interview with Roger Guetta, please see here, Rad Drew, please go here to read that also Gianluca Ricoveri (please go here to read that one), Sean Hayes – please go here to read that one and most recently Petyr Campos – please go here to read that one.

Enjoy…

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‘Brought To Light’ – Mobile Photography / Art Interview with Andrea Bigiarini

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We have a new interview section for mobile photographers and mobile artists and hope to be filling it very soon with vast explosions of thought and imagery. These questions are designed to explore the artist behind the work, to get to know them a little more intimately.

We are delighted to publish our first one today with none other than Andrea Bigiarini, Founder of the New Era Museum and FIPA Florence International Photography Awards as well as writer, author, Imagineer and digital artist. He tells me he lives on the Appstore but lives in Florence, Italy. Enjoy…

Link to his blog

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Video of FIPA TheAppWhisperer Special Award – The Gates of Paradise

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I am so grateful to Federica Corbelli for recording and sending me this wonderful video of the presentation of FIPA/The Gates of Paradise Award read on my behalf by Dilshad Corleone, accompanied by the incredible organiser of this complete event Andrea Bigiarini.  The Gates of Paradise Award was won by Carolyn Hall Young and I have republished the words below the video to help you follow it.

Huge congratulations to Carolyn Hall Young!

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Mobile Movies Showcase – Week 41 – by Donna Donato

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Welcome back to the forty first article in the column, Mobile Movies. We at TheAppWhisperer have been inspired by the Flickr upgrade of 1 Terabyte of storage for everyone and have wanted to launch a mobile movie section for some time. Now seems to be perfect, the new Flickr upgrade will allow for a full three minutes of 1080p HD quality video per single film and you can have as many as you have storage space for. Each week I (you can find me on Flickr here) will curate the movie uploads to our new Flickr group MobileMoviesTheAppWhisperer – I will view all the videos uploaded and comment on the ones selected.

”The internet has created other crossroads for films and videos. Mobile devices have democratized not only photography but also video-making. The availability of apps that give digital video the appearance of analogy film, such as grainy black and white super-8, is exciting and important. Now anyone with the desire can make a home movie or ‘film’ and upload it to the web. It is interesting to see what stories and messages people are creating and disseminating.’

All of the entries were either shot or created on mobile devices.

Here is TheAppWhisperer’s video showcase for October 5, 2014. We would like to thank this week’s contributors: Vanessa Vox, NaProsvet1_Natali Prosvetova, Andrea Bigiarini, Armineh Hovanesian, Ger Van den Elzen Photography, Aldo Pacheco, o~, kimartino1 Hipstafiend_Kim Martino, and Yannick Brice for their submissions. Take a look at these latest gems; you’ll be glad you did. Please share our Column with your family and friends, encouraging them to create and submit their mobile videos. We are seeking all platforms, Windows, Android, iOS… Joanne Carter and I will also be scouring the web in search of mobiles movies to present to our readers.

 

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Portrait of an Artist – Sixth Video Showcase – Mobile Portraiture

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Welcome to our sixth Portrait of an Artist Showcase! This Showcase complements ourPortrait of an Artist Columnedited byJennifer Bracewell. Every two weeks Jennifer will review and curate work that has been submitted to our dedicated Flickr group. In addition, to … Read more

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