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Richard Koci Hernandez Joins The App Whisperer As A New Columnist

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We’re delighted to welcome Richard Koci Hernandez as one of our new Columnists to theappwhisperer.com. Koci as he is fondly known is a national Emmy® award-winning video and multimedia producer who worked as a photographer at the San Jose Mercury News for 15 years. His work for the Mercury News has earned him two Pulitzer Prize nominations and was awarded a national Emmy® award for the New Approaches to Documentary category for his work on the film,Uprooted. His work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times and international magazines, including Stern, and he has worked with lynda.com to produce a course on iPhoneography, iPhone Photography, from Shooting to Storytelling.

In 2007 after taking his first mobile photograph, he was hooked on the medium’s potential and immediacy. Recently, he joined the faculty at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism where he teaches various New Media courses, including Mobile Reporting. In 2010, Koci organized a mobile photography workshop during the world’s first conference about mobile photography, 1197.is. in 2011 he presented a mobile photography Master Class at the TED2012 conference. Koci’s mobile photography and insights have been featured in The New York TimesCNNSlateThe Atlanic, and Phototech Magazine. His recent iPhoneography is being published in a book by National Geographic.

We have previously interviewed Koci in our A Day In the Life series as well as our Extension of the I interviews. If you missed those, just click on the bold text to read them and learn more.

Richard’s columnn will be entitled ‘Koci’ and we know will be packed with great information and inspiration on mobile photography. We recently welcomed Richard Gray, Misho Baranovic, Dan Marcolina, Keith Tharp and Kevin Kuster as Columnists to theappwhisperer and we will have a few more announcements to make very soon. We are growing at a phenomenal rate and trying to include as much unique content from the mobile photography world as our readers can possibly digest, you really don’t need to go anywhere else!

Please join us by welcoming Koci to theappwhisperer family, welcome Koci.

 

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— 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 - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com 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: joanne@theappwhisperer.com

19 replies on “Richard Koci Hernandez Joins The App Whisperer As A New Columnist”

What an amazing addition to The App Whisperer! I look forward to Koci’s column’s. He’s very knowledgeable, kind and always willing to help fellow iPhoneographers.

My Hero! Seriously it’s getting harder and harder to miss this site on a daily basis! Cant wait for Koci’s musings and tutorials. What’s been more inspiring to me than his images are his words. Welcome Koci!

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