Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 20 May 2018

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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style”, Maya Angelou – I couldn’t agree more…

What’s happening now in the mobile art and photography scene, as in so many genres of art right now, is a revolt. It’s been building for sometime, but there’s now more urgency. And with that, artists are implored with a range of apocalyptic anxieties. Change is on the cards, however mindful we are aware of this pictorial elegance, we need to support it with passionate pleas and deft authority. At TheAppWhisperer we have a special relationship with our readers, a shared sense of purpose and a commitment to understand and illuminate our times. The depth of our deep sense of duty and responsibility to our readers is to honour the trust your place in us, we ask you to stand by us, we’re just getting started!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Y F, Deborah McMillion, Cecilia Sao Thiago, Damian De Souza, Susan Blase, Kathy Clay, Lorenka Campos, Korhan Kumral, Jun Yamaguchi, Gabriele Rodriquez, Robi Gallardo, Jillian2 – Jill Lian, Luison – Lrh, Clare Pickett, Tomaso Belloni, Amo Passicos, Valeria Cammareri, Shel Serkin, Lorenka Campos, nashira1901, Sergiy Beliayev, Candice Railton, Gianluca Ricoveri, Susan Maxwell Schmidt, Donna Coburn, Clint Cline, Poetic Medium, Susan Rennie, TheiPhoneArtGirl – Meri Walker, Linda Hollier, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Barbara Nebel.

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 13 May 2018

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One of the many things I love about curating, producing and publishing our Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase is it offers me the facility to tap into these talented artists lives. Many of the artists that we profile each Sunday morning are extraordinarily prolific with their art and when viewing the showcase, each image doesn’t stand on its own, more so as together, context is all. The more you move among the pictures, shifting back and forrth, the more your sense of mobile photography and art deepens, expanding by the moment. All of these image take their part in a growing narrative, one we continue to explore. Enjoy!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Francesco Sambati, Marguerite Khoury, Gabriele Rodriquez, Kat McClelland, Joury Gagarin, Jun Yamaguchi, Lorenka Campos, M W, Paul Toussaint, Catherine Caddigan, Luison, Jeppe Kabell, Karen Axelrad, Lydia Cassatt, Broadgreen, Vinita Barretto, Deborah McMillion, Marietjie du Toit, Juta Jazz, Poetic Medium, Kate, Paul Yan, Dragan Fly, Nick Kenrick, David Hayes, Susan Maxwell-Schmidt, Candice Railton, Gianluca Ricoveri, Valeria Cammareri, jillian2 – Jill Lian, Christopher Baxter, Gina Costa, Ade Santora, Susan Rennie, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Candice Railton, kbARToszuk,

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 6 May 2018

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Today, it’s World Laughter Day and I’ve already started… There is too much tension in our nation, our stress levels are too high, none of us are getting out of here alive, relax… When we join with others in laughter, we know how good we feel, remember? It creates social bonds, as we recognise that we’re are experiencing similar emotions, simultaneously. The therapeutic effects of laughter have been clinically studied since the 70s, but Dr Madan Kataria – who developed laughter yoga in Mumbai – is credited with bringing laughter therapy into the mainstream. Kataria set up the first laughter club in 1995. There are now more than 5,000 laughter clubs worldwide. Join with me today, lets celebrate together, we all deserve a thoroughly seductive laughter workout. My agenda this afternoon consists of stripping in my back garden.  It’s a red hot bank holiday weekend here in England (very unusual) and it’s high time for my stripping table to make a reappearance into my very beautiful and private garden, where I will spend several hours stripping upon it and drinking lightly chilled Rose, glorious.  My love to you all, join me, lets get stripping (whether you have border terriers or not) and laughing, together!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Valeria Cammareri, Rob Pearson-Wright, ArrrRT eDUarD, Marianne Rieter, Candice Railton, Jun Yamaguchi, Catherine Caddigan, Tomaso Belloni, Das Nicholls, Paul Yan, Jill Lian (jillian2), Kathy Clay, Hanni K, Kate, Mark Swanson, borisbschulz2009, beatrice chappillon, Lydia Cassatt, Sheldon Serkin, Jeronimo Sanz, Susan Blase, Sally Allerton, Damian De Souza, TheiPhoneArtGirl – Meri Walker, Susan Maxwell Schmidt, Gianluca Ricoveri, Gina Costa, Lorenka Campos, Deborah McMillion, p.a. hamel, woltarise, Barbara Nebel, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz.

Don’t forget to check out online gallery and print sales website if you want to pick up a unique gift for your mother for the upcoming mothers day in the US.

 

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 29 April 2018

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It has been said (‘Teenagers: A Natural History’: David Bainbridge, 2010) that teenage years are to develop the brain and as such they are the greatest achievement of evolution – the point where all that is special about our species comes into play. For parents of teenagers, it’s our job to look after them while they are incubating their extraordinary craniums. “Adolescence is the reason we live so long, long, long,” says Bainbridge. “Human longevity has evolved because we need to bring up our intensely supported, slowly developing offspring.” And that’s of course intensely important, being a parent at this stage is a constant negotiation between keeping them safe and letting them go. It’s about balance as in life as in art. We all need to trust, It’s fierce trust, it demands you put forth your work, without knowing an outcome because fierce trust knows that the outcome does not matter, it cannot matter. Keep sharing your work, each one of you reading this was born to create. Ask yourself, how fierce is your trust in that love? Keep creating, keep viewing, it’s our labour of love.

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

vale83, jun yamaguchi, Jillian2 – Jill LIan, Catherine Caddigan, Valeria Cammareri, TheiPhoneArtGirl – Meri Walker, Candice Railton, carlein, Luison – Lrh, Kate Zari Roberts, Em Kachouro, Valeria Cammareri, Ralf Mauyog, Das Nicholls, Alan Kastner, Tam Spires, Juta Jazz, Ayllin Argun, Lorenka Campos, Joseph Cyr, Gianluca Ricoveri, borisbschulz2009, Clint Cline, Sheldon Serkin, Art Noonan, Gabriele Rodriquez, Milly M, Gina Costa, p.a. hamel, Marianne Rieter, Karen Axelrad, Jenneke Tesselaar, Barbara Nebel, Sergiy Beliayev, Lawrence Lazare, Tomaso Belloni, Michael Brunsfeld.

Don’t forget also to check out our online gallery and print sales website as we have 25% off throughout the store ending today!

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25% Discount Available in our Online Gallery Print Sales with Gianluca Ricoveri’s Collection -only until Sunday April 29th

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With Mother’s Day coming to the US on May 13, 2018 this year, we felt it was the perfect opportunity to share a wonderful gift with your dear Mother from Gianluca Ricoveri’s print sales. Our discount code (DJJDG9BK8SMS) will automatically generate a 25% discount from any of Gianluca Ricoveri’s photographs in the collection until April 29th 2018 – so if you want to grab an incredible bargain, please don’t hesitate to look.

In case you’re not familiar with ThePrintSpace, who we have partnered for our printing and despatch services, let me tell you a little more. ThePrintSpace are the UK’s most professional photography printers, that’s fact. You won’t get a better print shop over here. Their clients include Sony World Photography Awards, World Photography Organisation, British Journal of Photography, The Royal Photography Society as well as 20k artists and pro photographers. If you’ve visited Photo London in the past, or are planning on going this year, all the images that are displayed at Somerset House, London, will have been printed and framed by ThePrintSpace, there simply, isn’t a better place and they have agreed to a flat rate shipping with our customers of £6/$8 per print, globally. When you view our prices at TheAppWhispererPrintSales, the printing prices have already been calculated, so the price you see, plus the £6/$8 shipping is the price you pay.

We offer multiple ways to pay for your prints, including American Express, Apple Pay, Mastercard, Paypal and Visa.

Your sale helps to support TheAppWhisperer.com and the photographer always gets back 50% of the proceeds. By supporting us, you’re supporting photographers and we support photographers – it’s a win for all.

We also offer a 14 day return service, in the unusual event that you’re not 100% happy with your purchase, just return it within that time span and you will receive a full refund. Standard option return postal delivery charges for damaged & defective or incorrect orders will be refunded.

Follow this link to be taken directly to Gianluca Ricoveri’s incredible collection of work

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Print Sale Focus – ‘The Broken Hearted’ with Lorenka Campos

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We are sure we have reached many of you with details of our brand spanking new Online Gallery and Print Sales Website, if not, then you really need to take a look here and see it for yourself. The site has been optimised for both mobile, tablet and desktop computers. 

Today, we’re going to focus on one specific image from our collections and this is by Multi Award Winning Mobile Photographer Lorenka Campos from the United States. Campos has progressively established herself as a fine art mobile photographer, winning awards and taking part in a number of exhibitions throughout the world. Her work is immensely captivating, her images show their inner selves and of the paradox they portray – the paradox of the unstoppable exposure of frailty against raw and enduring strength.

The image that we are focusing on today that we are offering for sale in our online gallery is entitled The Broken Hearted. We offer this image in three sizes, 18 x 24, 12 x 16 and 9 x 12. The prices range from US$96 to $193. These will all be handprinted on Fine Art Giclee on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag. This paper is one of our most popular papers amongst artists, illustrators & photographers alike. The paper gives muted blacks with even colour reproduction, and excellent detail. The surface has minimal texture with a chalky smooth cotton feel which creates smooth colour gradients. It has a delicate surface, so we recommend extra care when handling. Photorag is suitable for mounting but its cotton texture means edges can fray if not carefully handled.

In case you’re not familiar with ThePrintSpace, who we have partnered for our printing and despatch services, let me tell you a little more. ThePrintSpace are the UK’s most professional photography printers, that’s fact. You won’t get a better print shop over here. Their clients include Sony World Photography Awards, World Photography Organisation, British Journal of Photography, The Royal Photography Society as well as 20k artists and pro photographers. If you’ve visited Photo London in the past, or are planning on going this year, all the images that are displayed at Somerset House, London, will have been printed and framed by ThePrintSpace, there simply, isn’t a better place and they have agreed to a flat rate shipping with our customers of £6/$8 per print, globally. When you view our prices at TheAppWhispererPrintSales, the printing prices have already been calculated, so the price you see, plus the £6/$8 shipping is the price you pay.

We offer multiple ways to pay for your prints, including American Express, Apple Pay, Mastercard, Paypal and Visa.

Your sale helps to support TheAppWhisperer.com and the photographer always gets back 50% of the proceeds. By supporting us, you’re supporting photographers and we support photographers – it’s a win for all.

We also offer a 14 day return service, in the unusual event that you’re not 100% happy with your purchase, just return it within that time span and you will receive a full refund. Standard option return postal delivery charges for damaged & defective or incorrect orders will be refunded.

If you’re eager to scoop up this incredible image by Lorenka Campos, here’s a link that will take you directly to where you can do that.

Of course, if this style of art is not your cup of tea, take a look at our other collections too. We have included street photography by Susan Rennie, Portraiture and Fine Art by Helen Breznik, Jane Schultz and Sean Hayes. As well as landscape photography by Gianluca Ricoveri, macro photography by Jill Lian and botanical work by Barbara Nebel. Just go here to view all of our current available for sale collections.

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 22 April 2018

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This weeks Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase is a love letter, not only to each artist but instinctively to the centrality of art and culture within each of our lives. It’s wholly satisfying, with the trajectory of relationships like lovers, talking themselves in and out of our beds. Light that post-coital cigarette and enjoy!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago, Marguerite Khoury, Deborah McMillion, Vadim Demjianov, rorofot, Jun Yamaguchi, Clint Cline, Sergiy Beliayev, Jean Hutter, Hanni K, Shel Serkin, Valeria Cammareri, Basak Aytek, Lorenka Campos, Paul Yan, Kate Zari Roberts, Catherine Caddigan, Luison – Lrh, Mimages, Amanda Parker, Candice Railton, Nick Kenrick, David Hayes, Paul Toussaint, Burcu Basar, Juta Jazz, Lydia Cassatt, Ayln Argun, Gianluca Ricoveri, Robi Gallardo, Damian De Souza, Lorenka Campos, Dragan Fly, Susan Rennie, Tuba, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Allyson Marie, Barbara Nebel, Corbicus Maximus, Karen Axelrad.

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 15 April 2018

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Urgently contemporary, this weeks mobile photography and art flickr group showcase is a huge thrill and I know all about thrills. This week I chatted with a friend, one I’ve not seen for such a long time. The most charming man, the most fragrant and also the most generous. Slipping back into rambling conversations about, art, photography and sex, we absorbed and absolved one another as we nudged the English language to its limits. Art as in life, is about desire and the mobile photographers and artists that we have featured in this weeks showcase, have satiated mine. There’s real humanity in this showcase, with insights into love and longing with the under current narrative, stimulating and deeply rewarding. Enjoy!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Basak Aytek, Oksana Shendrik, Christine Padmore, Jean Hutter, Catherine Caddigan, Lorenka Campos, jillian2 – Jill Lian, Luison – Lrh Acquetico, borisbschulz2009, Tricia Dewey, Jun Yamaguchi, Serigy Beliayev, woltarise, David Hayes, Jeronimo Sanz, Damian De Souza, Nick Kenrick, Kat McClelland, Paul Yan, Deborah McMillion, Kathy Clay, Vanessa Vox, Gabriele Rodriquez, Amy Ecenbarger, Ralf Mauyog, Linda Hollier, eyenantajrean, Poetic Medium, CLAY3 accidentTal arTisT, Vadim Demjianov, Clint Cline, Gianluca Ricoveri, Paul Toussaint, soul_engine, Barbara Nebel, Jane Schultz – before.1st.light, Kerry Mitchell, Candice Railton, Tomaso Belloni, Allyson Marie, Sheldon Serkin, Frederic Hutter, Lydia Cassatt, Sally Allerton, Susan Rennie, Marianne Rieter, Hanni K, Aylin Argun.

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Print Sale Focus – ‘Rene’ with Helen Breznik

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We are sure we have reached many of you with details of our brand spanking new Online Gallery and Print Sales Website, if not, then you really need to take a look here and see it for yourself. The site has been optimised for both mobile, tablet and desktop computers. 

Today, we’re going to focus on one specific image from our collections and this is by Multi Award Winning Mobile Photographer Helen Breznik. Breznik’s photography leans towards the melancholy—but in Breznik’s hands, this emotion could be defined as ‘sorrow with a purpose.’ She utilizes her sensitivity to conjure up a romantic beauty in her images: images which are self-portraits but have a universal appeal within.

Breznik has always felt comfortable in front of the camera. When she is modeling for her portraits, she does so with music playing, garbed in fabulous vintage clothes. At their best, these sessions transport her to another world, one where her alter-egos can fully emerge. The characters are varied: a Queen will emerge, serene, royal, strong but with vulnerability. Or a figure drawn from the Pre-Raphaelites period, containing tragedy mixed with great passion and beauty.

Although the outward changes seem dramatic, she actually strives to keep make-up to a minimum. Her most dramatic way to change appearance is by sculpting natural light. With care, she is able to create deep shadows, strong lines, vivid contrasts, all of which create natural depth and definition.

Breznik first took up photography 10 years ago after picking up a bunch of old Polaroid cameras. She loved working with Time Zero film, which gave her ample opportunity to manipulate the images. When she heard about new smartphone apps which simulated Polaroid photography, she felt compelled to try them out. From 2010, Breznik began using the iPhone exclusively and her dedication to the boundless possibilities of mobile photography was settled.

Having used a variety of different tools over the course of her photographic career, Breznik concludes, “In the end it doesn’t matter what you shoot with…it’s the final image that matters.”

The photograph that we are focusing on today that we are offering for sale in our online gallery is entitled ‘Rene‘. We offer this image in three sizes, 16″ x 24″, 12″ x 18″ and 8″ x 12″. The prices range from US$140 to $282. These will all be printed on Fine Art Giclee on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag. This paper is one of our most popular papers amongst artists, illustrators & photographers alike. The paper gives muted blacks with even colour reproduction, and excellent detail. The surface has minimal texture with a chalky smooth cotton feel which creates smooth colour gradients. It has a delicate surface, so we recommend extra care when handling. Photorag is suitable for mounting but its cotton texture means edges can fray if not carefully handled.

In case you’re not familiar with ThePrintSpace, who we have partnered for our printing and despatch services, let me tell you a little more. ThePrintSpace are the UK’s most professional photography printers, that’s fact. You won’t get a better print shop over here. Their clients include Sony World Photography Awards, World Photography Organisation, British Journal of Photography, The Royal Photography Society as well as 20k artists and pro photographers. If you’ve visited Photo London in the past, or are planning on going this year, all the images that are displayed at Somerset House, London, will have been printed and framed by ThePrintSpace, there simply, isn’t a better place and they have agreed to a flat rate shipping with our customers of £6/$8 per print, globally. When you view our prices at TheAppWhispererPrintSales, the printing prices have already been calculated, so the price you see, plus the £6/$8 shipping is the price you pay.

We offer multiple ways to pay for your prints, including American Express, Apple Pay, Mastercard, Paypal and Visa.

Your sale helps to support TheAppWhisperer.com and the photographer always gets back 50% of the proceeds. By supporting us, you’re supporting photographers and we support photographers – it’s a win for all.

We also offer a 14 day return service, in the unusual event that you’re not 100% happy with your purchase, just return it within that time span and you will receive a full refund. Standard option return postal delivery charges for damaged & defective or incorrect orders will be refunded.

If you’re eager to scoop up this incredible image by Helen Breznik, here’s a link that will take you directly to where you can do that.

Of course, if this style of photography is not your cup of tea, take a look at our other collections too. We have included street photography by Susan Rennie, Portraiture and Fine Art by Lorenka Campos, Jane Schultz and Sean Hayes. As well as landscape photography by Gianluca Ricoveri, macro photography by Jill Lian and botanical work by Barbara Nebel. Just go here to view all of our current available for sale collections.

Read morePrint Sale Focus – ‘Rene’ with Helen Breznik

Mobile Photography – Instagram TAKEOVER with @tankaqueen – Days 3 to 8

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We are so excited with our latest Instagram TAKEOVER this time with @tankaqueen – Alexis Rotella, she is a highly admired and adept mobile photographer/artist with the most discerning eye. Rotella has been granted full access to our Instagram account and she is doing a very impressive job. We are very proud of her!

Please take a look at our @TheAppWhisperer Instagram account to follow all the goings on and please also tag your images with #TheAppWhisperer, so that they can be found and potentially featured.

On Day 3 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @peter_zelei_images and she writes “my third day of the TAKEOVER, I choose Peter Zelei’s evocative photo which, in my opinion, depicts the history of being a woman. It may also allude to the creative process itself. Check out more of Peter’s courageous works at peter_zelei_images”.

On Day 4 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @rosaliehellerphotography – Rosalie Heller and she writes “Alexis Rotella (@tankaqueen) Day 4 of TAKEOVER. Rosalie Heller has made considerable sacrifices to travel to India from Baltimore, Maryland where she has been sharing her journey in colorful textures including this market scene in Pushkar Rajasthan”.

On Day 5 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @pennesbitt – Bronwyn Penn Nesbitt and she writes “Day 5 Takeover (Alexis Rotella@tankaqueen)…by Pennnesbitt…reminder to take care of ourselves by looking within”.

On Day 6 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @vadqcooper – Vicki Cooper and she writes “Vicki Cooper’s fascinating mobile art piece is my pick (Alexis Rotella@tankaqueen) for 6th day of Takeover. There is a delightful mystery here that allows for plenty of dreaming room. Congrats to this devoted mobile artist”.

On Day 7 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @jules4921 – Rita Colantonio and she writes “Rita Colantonio’s picnic scene reminds me of childhood. One never knows who will show up including a caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland. Congrats from Alexis Rotella @tankaqueen on this 7th day of the Takeover”.

On Day 8 @tankqueen highlighted the work of @gricoveri – Gianluca Ricoveri and she writes “Gianluca Ricoveri’s masterful art of the Italian countryside is always captivating. It’s my pleasure to feature this landscape on the 8th day of my Instagram Takeover”.

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