Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (665) via Instagram

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Here’s day six hundred and sixty five of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Day section via Instagram. Each day we will be selecting one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer

Today, we congratulate @misarfa – Micaela Sarfatti with this breathtaking image.

Please view more of her body of work here.

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase – 1 October 2017

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Shallow sleep dreams are the sources of many of my best ideas, when my pillow starts to vibrate, I set the long snooze function, hovering between consciousness. Once I have an idea, I scrutinise, explore and practice it. I then … Read more

Mobile Photography – TrueView Interview – ‘Why I create Self Portraiture’ with Cecilia São Thiago from Brazil

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Our TrueView Interview section is an area where we ask one singular question, to mobile photographers and artists and it is captured to video. This time, we asked highly accomplished Mobile Photographer and Artist, Cecilia São Thiago from Brazil to consider and answer ‘why I create self portraiture with my smartphone’. It is an interesting question to ponder, there are over 1.8 billion photos shared around the internet each day, many of these are selfies. The difference, we feel in our questioning is that we are asking artists. Therefore, do artists take self portraits because it gives them the opportunity to view themselves from the outside? That a considerable amount of other thoughts will, we hope, be uncovered in our new series of TrueView Interviews, enjoy!

Many artists are working on their videos right now and each video is as unique and individual as each artist. We are fully conscious and respectful that you are all capturing a part of yourself and sharing it with us and we love it.

Thank you for being a reader and viewer of our wonderful site. If you would like to view our previous TrueView Interviews, please go here.

 

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Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Apps by Andrew B White From New York City, US

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

An App For A ‘Perfect’ Selfie According to University of Waterloo, Canda

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Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn the art of taking great selfies.

Inside the app is an algorithm that directs the user where to position the camera allowing them to take the best shot possible.

Selfie’s have increasingly become a normal way for people to express themselves and their experiences, only not all selfies are created equal,” said Dan Vogel, a professor of computer science at Waterloo. “Unlike other apps that enhance a photo after you take it, this system gives direction, meaning the user is actually learning why their photo will be better.

In developing the algorithm, Vogel and Qifan Li, a former Master’s student at Waterloo, bought 3D digital scans of “average” looking people. They took hundreds of “virtual selfies” by writing code to control a virtual smartphone camera and computer-generated lighting which allowed them to explore different composition principles, including lighting direction, face position and face size.

Using an online crowdsourcing service, the researchers had thousands of people vote on which of the virtual selfie photos they felt were best, and then mathematically modelled the patterns of votes to develop an algorithm that can guide people to take the best selfie.

They later had real people take selfies with a standard camera app, and an app powered by the algorithm. Based on more online ratings, they found a 26 per cent improvement in selfies taken with Waterloo’s app.

This is just the beginning of what is possible,” said Vogel. “We can expand the variables to include variables aspects such as hairstyle, types of smile or even the outfit you wear.

“When it comes to teaching people to take better selfies, the sky’s the limit.

Vogel and Li recently presented the work in Edinburgh, Scotland at the 2017 ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems.

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Mobile Photography & Art – My Top Five Post Processing Apps’ by Philippe Schlossberg

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We are revitalising our Top Five Apps section to our Photo App Lounge column. This a section within TheAppWhisperer where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers and artists to list their top five apps and to explain why they have … Read more

Mobile Photography & Art Flickr Group Showcase – 16 July 2017

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Seduction has its own narrative and this weeks mobile photography and art showcase is arranged accordingly. How far you can go is a question in art, as in life and in mobile art life, there’s no limit.

It’s been said that the art of seduction is rarely seductive but this of course depends on your own view, function before fantasy or vice versa. In England, a psychological study revealed the secret that it’s said history’s greatest seducers have known all along, a sense of humour. Particularly and most likely biased, a British self-deprecating humour apparently.

The most important thing is not to take ourselves too seriously, outlaw pomposity and self importance and cosy up with the real raw seduction of this showcase. Enjoy!

If you would like your work to be considered for entry into our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here. If you would like to view our previous Flickr Group Showcase (please go here).

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

Jason Roberts, Paul Yan, Vadim Demjianov, Christine Mignon, Riamolde, Armineh Hovanesian, Lorenka Campos, Clint Cline, borisbschulz2009, Kathryn, Janice Grinsell, Poetic Medium, Nick Kenrick, jillian2 (Jill Lian), Christine Sobczak, Michael Brunsfeld, Kerry Mitchell, Sheldon Serkin, Hanni K, Susan Rennie, Gabriele Rodriquez, Matt DeVore, Roger Guetta, Nancy McClure, Karen Axelrad, TheiPhoneArtGirl (Meri Walker), Gialuca Ricoveri, Tomaso Belloni, Amy Ecenbarger, Liliana Schwitter.

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Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (586) via Instagram

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Here’s day five hundred and eighty six of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Day section via Instagram. Each day we will be selecting one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram with this hashtag – #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag – #theappwhisperer

Today, we congratulate @laurence__bouchard – L a u r i e,  with this breathtaking image.

Please view more of his images here.

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