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Top Five Photo Apps – Photo App Lounge – Yannick Brice

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Welcome to our Photo App Lounge section of theappwhisperer.com. This is an area on our site where we ask highly accomplished mobile photographers what their top five photo apps are and why.

Kicking us off today is Yannick Brice, an outstanding mobile photographer and artist. We have also featured an example image for each app that he has highlighted and we have been totally astounded by his fabulously creative images.

We know you will enjoy this a lot…

 

Number One – Lo-Mob

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©Yannick Brice – Lo-Mob: Filter INSTAnt-X Wide

 

I am a fan of Polaroid films, I use this application because it allows me to experiment with new techniques “development” of our original pics. It can be applied to aging pictures while applying a photo frame of a bygone age.

Our pictures look more real because they appear as a snapshot. In recent weeks, I discovered Superslides .The results of the colors are also very surprising.

Lo-Mob – $1.99/£1.49/download
Lo-Mob Superslide – $0.99/£0.69/download

Number Two – Decim8

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©Yannick Brice – Decim8: Filter Beamrider

The Decim8 application is revolutionary because it can be used at any time in the process of creation. Her random mode makes it unique. Filters can be combined in infinite combinations that can be saved.

I usually used the precog1 filter to create an effect of vibration or resonance, Beamrider filter is also widely used today because it creates a dynamic speed on the pics. Lots of my “abstracts” compositions are produced by a superposition of the effects obtained by this application.

Decim8 – $0.99/£0.69/download

Number Three – PhotoRibbons

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©Yannick Brice – PhotoRibbons – Effect of watercolour painting with an original image in pastel colours

 

PhotoRibbons is a hybrid photography and painting app for the iPhone. All parameters can be set, it has a manual mode and automatic mode. In manual mode, it allows you to work photos with our finger as painters used a knife to their oil painting.

In automatic mode, the result is stunning because our picture is transformed right before our eyes into a painting. Used with original image in pastel colors, it can create edits with the effect of watercolor painting.

PhotoRibbons – $0.99/£0.69/download

Number Four – Image Blender

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©Yannick Brice – Image Blender : superposition of 2 layers obtained by the Glassdager Filter of Decim8  and Filter of Glaze (abstract work realised for  the challenge NEM imitate … here … David Capponi)

 

Image Blender is an application of superposition, it is limited to two images, it is very powerful and has a multitude of filters that help avoid the often tedious task of using the lasso to crop an object. It allows you to delete or blur the top layer.The backup is in high resolution.

I also use Layover (5 layers and the same filters) and also Superimpose, powerful but less intuitive.

Image Blender – $2.99/£1.99/download

Number Five – Bubble Harp

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©Yannick Brice

This latter is a “musical” application. I found randomly from my research after discovering PhotoRibbons.

I use it in a roundabout way, I trace the contours of the objects with my finger that I have firstly decals on a tracing paper (I put the tracing layer on the iPhone or the ipad).

The edition becomes “musical” : the objects seem to radiate and I’m the only one to know that they also produce music before fixing  them by a screenshot. This is an unconventional way to work with music.

Bubble Harp – $1.99/£1.49/download

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

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