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Mextures – New App For iPhone Photography

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Merek Davis has announced the release of the image enhancing Mextures app for iPhone. iPhone photographers have downloaded Mextures textures more than 200,000 times directly from Merek Davis’ store and tagged 140,000 images on Instagram; now they have an iPhone app to more easily create and share visually stunning images.

“Mextures users have long asked for an app,” said Davis. “I’m excited to let them know the day has come.”

The Mextures app comes with more than 70 original high­resolution textures made specifically for photographers by photographers. Included are light leaks, gritty and grainy film textures, dusty vintage film scans, tasteful grunge, and gradients created from actual 35mm film scans from various cameras and a multitude of other natural elements. The app provides 12 different blending modes, so every new layer adds millions of possibilities to enhance images.

“In addition to the number of textures that come with the app, users will note that the app is built for speed. They can get in, add a texture, and export in under 15 seconds,” explained Davis. “Also, once they’ve created a custom edit they love, they can save it for future use. They can stack an unlimited number of layers, move, hide, rotate, and adjust opacity of the layers and see the results in real time. And they can edit any previous step at any time without having to use an ‘undo’ button. These are features I believe differentiate Mextures from other [image editing] apps.”

The app comes with built­in inspiration, showcasing nine iPhone photographers who have created over 40 custom textures combinations. An in­app curated Tumblr feed also features a regularly­updated stream of some of the most popular images created with Mextures.

You can find out more about it below. This app retails for $0.99/£0.69 and you can download it here.

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– 70+ Original Textures –
These high resolution textures have been made specifically for photographers by photographers. Tons of light leaks, gritty and grainy film textures, dusty vintage film scans, tasteful grunge, and gorgeous gradients. These textures are created from actual 35mm film scans from various cameras, and a multitude of other natural elements. With 12 different blending modes, every new layer adds millions of possibilities to enhance your images and make them uniquely yours.

– Lightning Fast –
This app is fast. Get in, add a texture, and export in under 15 seconds. Faster than any other method of adding textures or light leaks.

 

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– Infinite Layers –
Stack a virtually unlimited number of layers for beautiful blending effects. Move, hide, rotate, and adjust opacity of your texture layers and see the results in realtime with our one-of-a-kind workflow.

– No More Pesky Undo Button –
With a revolutionary new process, you can change any edit at any time. Change the texture, blend mode, or rotation of a layer even if you added it 30 steps ago.

 

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– Formulas –
Once you’ve created a custom edit you love, you can save it for future use with Formulas. Save as many formulas as you’d like and evolve a style that’s uniquely yours. We’re also excited to showcase 9 iPhoneographers who have created over 40 custom formulas to help you dive right in.

– Inspiration Feed –
Get inspiration right in the app with a curated Tumblr feed of some of the best images using Mextures.

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

One Comment

  • Mike

    This is a truly outstanding app and a work of art in and of itself. This is one of the most well designed photo apps I’ve ever had the pleasure of using.