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Top Five Photo Apps – Photo App Lounge – Sarah Jarrett

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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.

Last week we published the Top Five Photo Apps as recommended by Yannick Brice and Cedric Blanchon, today we’re pleased to publish our Columnist Sarah Jarrett’s Top Five Photo Apps including accompanying images demonstrating these selections.

This is a treat for many reasons, the choices, the images and the explanations, don’t miss this!

 

Number One – iColorama

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‘Fluid’ – ©Sarah Jarrett

 

iColorama offers huge creative potential and a leap into the unknown. I have been experimenting with some of the brushes quite a lot recently in combination with Procreate and Superimpose. It can yield very unpredictable outcomes which is a joy for all curious experimenters like myself. Very interested to see how this app develops in the future.

 

Number Two – Procreate

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‘The Longing’ – ©Sarah Jarrett

 

Procreate is one of my essential apps, again full of creative and intelligent potential. I use it for all the painting and drawing work I do with images. I find it straight forward to use and the tool kit is great, I like making my own brushes and experimenting with them. Very curious to see what the forthcoming big update will bring.

$4.99/£2.99/download

Number Three – Glaze

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‘Punk Generation’ – ©Sarah Jarrett

 

Glaze has luscious, fluid painterly effects that I return to again and again. I never use the results on their own but often incorporate Glaze layers with painting I have done in Procreate. It affects images in quite unpredictable ways and for this I love it.

Free/Download (in-app purchases)

Number Four – Superimpose

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‘Within You, Without You’ – ©Sarah Jarrett

 

Superimpose is an essential part of my toolkit and most of my images start off in this app. I use it to do all my collage work cutting and layering images together. You can save masks which is really handy if you want to use them again. What I really like about this app are the unexpected and accidental results you can achieve in layering pictures together.

£0.99/£0.69/download

Number Five – Repix

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‘Falling’ – ©Sarah Jarrett

 

Repix has some very useful and creative tools for image manipulation that I frequently use. Again I would use it subtly in combination with other apps never just on its own. I like the creative possibilities the app offers and again am interested to see how it develops in the future.

Free/download (in-app purchases)

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

5 replies on “Top Five Photo Apps – Photo App Lounge – Sarah Jarrett”

Million thanks Sarah and Joanne !!

Sarah is a big honor that my app is included in your list, I’ve been a big fan of your art for some time now.

My compromise is to further enhance and develop iColorama, and just your work mades worth it!

Thank you for mentioning and for the inspiration!

Always love the images you produce. So artistic and creative. There are some apps that are only for the iPad, and am waiting for the time when I have an iPad so that I can try more painting/drawing effects. Am finding it too difficult to mask/layer/blend and paint on the tiny iPhone screen…..its chief disadvantage.

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