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Mobile Photography – Tip Of The Day – Number 35

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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 35th 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 35th Tip Of The Day today, this time by a fabulous mobile photographer and one that we feature regularly in our Flickr Group Showcase as well as our Streets Ahead column and articles, Cecily Caceu. Over to you Cecily. (Foreword by Joanne Carter).

(If you have a mobile photography tip to share, please email it to Joanne@theappwhisperer.com)

 

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“Study and research your favorite photographers to help inspire you with your iphone photography.

One of my favorite traditional photographers is Ruth Bernhard (1905-2006). Ruth Bernhard is best known for her ground breaking black and white female nudes — she also created some amazing still lifes and did some very interesting experimentation with lighting and combining of negatives for photo collages. Some of her amazing work can be found here: http://www.soulcatcherstudio.com/exhibitions/bernhard_99th/index.htm

I have kept her “Recipe for a Long and Happy Life” taped to my desk for over 15 years now. I love how simple and straight forward her advice is:

Recipe for a Long and Happy Life
1. Never get used to anything.
2. Hold on to the child in you.
3. Keep your curiosity alive.
4. Trust your intuition.
5. Delight in the simple things.
6. Say “yes” to life with passion.
7. Fall madly in love with the world.
8. Remember today is the day.

I hope you all find her advice as inspiring as I do! If you would like to see Ruth’s recipe written in her own handwriting please click on this link: http://theonlinephotographer.blogspot.com/2006/12/ruth-bernhard-remembered.html

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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