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Mobile Photography – Tip Of The Day – Number 13


Welcome to another brand new section from your favourite mobile photography website and one of the most popular in the world. Today, we’re publishing our thirteenth Mobile Photography/Art Tip Of The Day to our brand new section of the site.

Every day we will publish a short quick tip to help you with your mobile photography, this may be related to editing your image, capturing your image, printing your image, all manner of things, across the complete photographic and art mobile genre – we’ll be featuring great mobile street photography tips, great blending tips, great cloning tips, we will cover it all from some of the greatest mobile photographers and artists in the world. We’ll also have a widget in our right hand column, displaying the Tip of The Day every day, just click on that and you will be taken to our tip of  the Day archive.

We are delighted to publish our thirteenth Tip Of The Day with a great one from Ginger Lucero aka Sxethang – we have featured Ginger in many of our Flickr Group Showcases, if you’ve missed those please take a look here. We also published an Interview with Ginger from our Day In The Life series a while ago, if you missed that, please go here.

Links to apps used and mentioned

Image Blender

Over to you Ginger (foreword by Joanne Carter)…


Out with the old…Not so fast

Do you ever get a photo that you see potential in, but see that it may be blurry or out of focus? Some of these photos can make for great art/collage pieces. Some of them, not all. Don’t go hoarding photos that you don’t like, but maybe ones you see that may work for future pieces of art.

This holds true to this image.


Now the quality of this image is horrible, not something that you would normally post on it’s own or if at all. But I knew I wanted to save this image I just wasn’t quite sure what for.

Then it hit me when I stumbled upon these other 2 shots I had taken.





These shots were taken with my Native Camera and Camera+. I then Superimposed the images, and finished them off using PicFX, Camera! and Image blender, which resulted with this final image



I immediately knew that it didn’t matter if my eye itself was blurred as it was going to covered up and cracked or that the lashes were out of focus since the focus would be on the subjects I had just imposed. So if you do collage pieces, and you think that some of the photo may work, you just may be right.

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: