Mobile Photography & Art – The Recipe I Can’t Live Without with Fiona Christian from England, UK

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We have a new section at TheAppWhisperer.com and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without’, within that we are asking highly successful mobile artists to give us their one recipe (tutorial) they can’t live without in relation to editing their images. Kicking us off today, is Fiona Christian.  She has created an Abstract Landscape recipe . To read the others in this new series, please go here. (foreword by Joanne Carter)

Serves: All

Cooks: 2 Hours

Difficultly: Moderate

Genre: Abstract Landscape Family Classics

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Mobile Photography & Art – The Recipe I Can’t Live Without with Anca Balaj from Spain

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We have a new section at TheAppWhisperer.com and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without’, within that we are asking highly successful mobile artists to give us their one recipe (tutorial) they can’t live without in relation to editing their images. Kicking us off today, is Anca Balaj.  She has created an incredibly creative portraiture recipe . To read the others in this new series, please go here. (foreword by Joanne Carter)

Serves: All

Cooks: In 60- 90 Minutes

Difficulty: Moderate

Genre: Super Portraiture Family Classics

“This recipe usually takes me about an hour or an hour and a half, depending on the complexity of the elements or the quality of the starting image. Enjoy it”.

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Mobile Photography & Art – The Recipe I Can’t Live Without with Kerry Mitchell from the United States

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We have a new section at TheAppWhisperer.com and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without’, within that we are asking highly successful mobile artists to give us their one recipe they can’t live without in relation to editing their images. Kicking us off today, is Kerry Mitchell and she has created a recipe for her image of a camilla flower. To read the others in this new series, please go here. (foreword by Joanne Carter)

Serves: All

Cooks: In 30 Minutes

Difficulty: Not Too Tricky

Genre: Super Floral Family Classics

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Mobile Photography & Art – The Recipe I Can’t Live Without with Vicki Cooper from the United States

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We have opened a brand new section at TheAppWhisperer.com today and it’s called ‘The Recipe I Can’t Live Without‘. Within it we are asking highly successful mobile artists to share their favourite mobile editing workflow recipe with us. Kicking us off today, is Vicki Cooper from the United States, check out her recipe below: (foreword by Joanne Carter)

 

Serves: All

Cooks: In 20 Minutes

Difficulty: Not Too Tricky

Genre:  Super Portraiture Family Classics

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Adobe Lightroom CC for iPad Has Been Updated with Siri Shortcuts Support

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If you’re an avid user of Adobe Lightroom CC for iPad and so many artists are, then you’ll be pleased with the latest update. It brings support for Apple’s Shortcuts app, this now allows you to create a shortcut in order to directly import your images into Lightroom.

Adobe explain “Support for Shortcuts app. Lightroom is now supported directly within the Apple Shortcuts app, enabling the creation of a shortcut in which images are imported into Lightroom. You can also decide whether or not to apply one of the default presets at the time of import”.

Lightroom CC for iPad is available as a free download on the App Store.

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Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Rita Colantonio from Massachusetts, United States

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We are delighted to bring you the nineteenth in our brand new Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our nineteenth interview is with Rita Colantonio from Massachusetts, United States, enjoy!

In this interview, Colantonio cites work by: Catherine Caddigan, Cargan Brown, Saul Landell, Marc Chagall, Anca Balaj, Maggie Taylor, Lorenka Campos, Oola Cristina, Alexis Rotella, and Julie Denning.

To read others in this series please go here.

(foreword by Joanne Carter)

 

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Mobile Photography / Art – Saturday Poetry – ‘I Cannot Be Quiet an Hour’ by Mary Ruefle with M. Cecilia Sao Thiago

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled “I Cannot be Quiet an Hour” by Mary Ruefle. Ruefle was born in Pennsylvania in 1952. Her father was a military officer, and she spent her early life traveling throughout the United States and Europe. She graduated from Bennington College in 1974 with a degree in literature.

Ruefle has published many books of poetry, including My Private Property (Wave Books, 2016); Trances of the Blast (Wave Books, 2013); A Little White Shadow (2006), an art book of “erasures,” a variation on found poetry; The Adamant (1989), winner of the 1988 Iowa Poetry Prize; and Memling’s Veil (University of Alabama Press, 1982).

She is also the author of a book of collected lectures, Madness, Rack, and Honey (Wave Books, 2012); a book of prose, The Most of It (Wave Books, 2008); and a comic book, Go Home and Go To Bed (Pilot Books/Orange Table Comics, 2007).

About Ruefle’s poems, the poet Tony Hoagland has said, “Her work combines the spiritual desperation of Dickinson with the rhetorical virtuosity of Wallace Stevens. The result (for those with ears to hear) is a poetry at once ornate and intense; linguistically marvelous, yes, but also as visceral as anything you are likely to encounter.”

Ruefle is the recipient of numerous honors, including an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Whiting Award. She lives in Bennington, Vermont, and teaches in the MFA program at Vermont College.

Source poets.org

I have matched art work entitled ‘It’s Raining Here’ by M. Cecilia Sao Thiago with this poem. You can view and follow her on Instagram here.

If you would like to be featured in our Saturday Poetry section, please ensure you include the hashtag #theappwhisperer to any images posted to Instagram. This will mean we will be able to consider it.

To view the others we have published in this section, go here.

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Affinity Photo for iPad – New Update and We Have Codes to Giveaway!

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Affinity Photo was crowned ‘iPad App of the Year’ by Apple and it continues to excel with the very best editing capabilities on an iPad. Today, the Serif team have announced their new update, 1.6.9 and this introduces:

  • Massively-expanded support for touch gesture control
  • Refined UI and much improved brush management
  • A new Export persona, allowing instant export of multiple slices and layers
  • Many performance and other improvements

If you’ve previously purchased Affinity Photo, this is a free update. If not and you would like the opportunity to win a free code. Then please join our Twitter followers here, like us on Facebook here and follow us Instagram  here then post a comment to this post (on our website – so we can obtain your email address). Not sure what to comment? Perhaps you’d like to give us some feedback, tell us how we’re doing, what you’d like to see and hopefully. All winners are selected at random.

Affinity Photo is currently on sale with 30% off and retails for $13.99/£13.99 and you can download it here

Don’t miss the video below too!

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Top 10 iOS Mobile Photography Apps

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Having consulted over 2,700 posts where I asked award winning mobile photographers for their favourite mobile photography apps, I feel confident publishing this article today.  Everything is relative and following extensive research I am happy to announce that these are TheAppWhisperer’s Top 10 iOS Mobile Photography Apps, at this time.  I have not included apps more suited to mobile art, they will be included in another post. There are of course,  more than ten good photography apps but these ones, should be standard on every mobile photographer’s device. Take a look…

 

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Apple Introduces New 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil Support

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Whilst I was busy in Paris at a press event on 27th March, 2018, Apple quietly updated its most popular iPad with support for Apple Pencil plus even greater performance, starting at $329/£319. The new 9.7-inch iPad and Apple Pencil give photographers and artists the ability to be even more creative and productive, from post editing photographs, creating images, sketching ideas and jotting down handwritten notes to marking up screenshots. The new iPad is more versatile and capable than ever, features a large Retina display, the A10 Fusion chip and advanced sensors that help deliver immersive augmented reality, and provides unmatched portability, ease of use and all-day battery life.*

“iPad is our vision for the future of computing and hundreds of millions of people around the world use it every day at work, in school and for play. This new 9.7-inch iPad takes everything people love about our most popular iPad and makes it even better for inspiring creativity and learning,” said Greg Joswiak, Apple’s vice president of Product Marketing. “Our most popular and affordable iPad now includes support for Apple Pencil, bringing the advanced capabilities of one of our most creative tools to even more users. This iPad also has the power of the A10 Fusion chip, combined with the big, beautiful Retina display, advanced cameras and sensors that enable incredible AR experiences simply not possible on other devices.”

iPad’s beautiful 9.7-inch Retina display delivers gorgeous detail and vivid colours, and features a higher-resolution touch sensor that enables Apple Pencil support. First introduced for iPad Pro, Apple Pencil has become a popular and versatile tool among students, professionals and creatives and is now available to even more customers.

Apple Pencil delivers a remarkably fluid and natural drawing experience. Advanced sensors measure both pressure and tilt, and provide pixel-perfect accuracy and low latency for activities from note taking to illustration in apps like Notability, Pages, Numbers,  Keynote and Microsoft Office. iPad’s palm rejection technology even makes it possible to rest your hand on the screen while you use Apple Pencil.

The new iPad features the Apple-designed A10 Fusion chip with 64bit desktop-class architecture, delivering 40 percent faster CPU and 50 percent faster graphics performance for seamless multitasking and graphics-intensive apps.** The front- and rear-facing cameras offer exceptional low-light performance and HD video recording for document scanning, moviemaking and FaceTime calls.

The new iPad is a stunning, large viewfinder for immersive AR experiences. Its Retina display, powerful chip, enhanced cameras and advanced sensors, including a gyroscope and accelerometer for accurate motion tracking, are designed to support the next generation of AR apps.

Built for durability and mobility, the new 9.7-inch iPad features an aluminium unibody construction and ultrafast wireless that can deliver two times faster cellular data connections, so it is even easier to stay connected anywhere.*** With Apple SIM, customers can connect to wireless data plans right from their device when traveling in more than 180 countries and regions.****

iOS 11 introduces powerful new features for iPad. The Dock provides quick access to frequently used apps and documents from any screen, and makes it easier to multitask with Split View and Slide Over. Drag and Drop makes moving images, text and files between apps easier than ever. Apple Pencil is more deeply integrated into iPad with support for inline drawing. The Files app provides a central place to access and organise files no matter where they are located — on iPad or in the cloud with built-in support for iCloud Drive and providers like Box, Dropbox and others.

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