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Tickle Your Fancy – Our Latest New Section – #3

Welcome back to our third post in our new section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’. We launched this three weeks’ ago and it’s already becoming very popular. ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ includes a round-up of five links to articles from around the internet that have specifically interested us during the course of the week. Ones that we feel are relevant to your interest in photography and art.

Just to explain the title for this section ‘Tickle Your Fancy’ is an English idiom and essentially means that something appeals to you and perhaps stimulates your imagination in an enthusiastic way, we felt it would make a great title for this new section of the site.

Take a look at our selections for this weekends reading session, hope you enjoy these…




Interview with Andrew Nelles, Former Chicago Sun-Times Photographer

A very interesting interview with 26 year old Andrew Nelles, a freelance photojournalist who was one of the 28 photojournalists made redundant from the Chicago Sun-Times in May 2013.

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10 Editing Tips for Making Killer Instagram Videos

An inspiring article by PhotoJoJo to help you ensure your Instagram videos are perfect in every way, least of all to add to our Mobile Movies Flickr group for inclusion in our Mobile Movies column 😉

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Controversy Erupts After Stolen Picture Wins Samsung Photo Contest

A Samsung photo competition that used a stolen image as the winning pic soon caused a lot of controversy this week, with an immediate response from Samsung by removing the said image from its social networks and disqualifying the ‘fake’ photographer for copyright infringement.

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Kodak to Exit Bankruptcy, Will Emerge as a Commercial Printing Company

Big news this week that Kodak have entered the final chapter of the Kodak Bankruptcy saga after filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy in January 2012. Unfortunately, according to a report by Bloomberg the once-great camera giant will emerge as a commercial printing company that sells nothing to consumers when all is said and done.

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Tommaso Protti

A great interpretation of an image written and taken by Tommaso Protti, a Lucie Award winning photographer. Tommaso’s main photographic projects are related to his main interests, social, political and economic factors.

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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:

One Comment

  • Laurence Zankowski


    While doing photography work for the USAF, i was lucky enough to do both studio and field work photos of these dogs and their handlers. The animals come back shell shocked. It is a very difficult task for them. Hugging the dogs a lot by their handlers gets them back into their normal doggie behavior.

    Be well