Sponsored Video – TomTom’s Incredible Summer Competition

We’re quite sure you’ve heard of TomTom those wonderful GPS navigational people? Well, if not, now is a very good time to take note. TomTom are offering an incredible prize in their Summer 2012 Competition. First, let’s tell you a little more about what you need to do, you need to be good at mapping, that’s a big clue.

In the film below you will see TomTom’s Map Paradise Project spokesman, Christopher Bradshaw explaining his Golden Rules of mapping. This is because your task is to map the entire island of the Seychelles. The prize is for five families or groups to spend two weeks on one of those islands and earn EUR10,000 at the same time for mapping it!

Sounds too good to be true?  Well it is but it’s also very true.





Now you don’t need to have previous mapping experience just a great sense of direction and a desire to explore beautiful places. If you think you’re up to the challenge, just fill out the form, found here. It’s very simple and perhaps the hardest part is writing the required 200 words explaining why you’re the perfect group to map and explore these islands. Once you’ve done all of that though, just send it off and sit back and start dreaming of paradise, as you might well find yourself in it very soon.

What you’re looking at is a prize fund of 10,000EUR, round trip flights for five people, round trip private transfers from the airport to the hotel resort. Fourteen nights accommodation at a 4-star All Inclusive Beach Resort. Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner at the resort. Use of the resort facilities and activities for the duration of your stay and various tours of the island.

So seriously, what are you waiting for? Fill out that form and get mapping and reach your destiny/ation!



Disclosure line: This post has been sponsored by Tom Tom

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: