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Tickle Your Fancy – #7

Welcome back to our seventh post in our new section Tickle Your Fancy’. We launched this seven 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.

Roger Ballen’s Work Helped to Inspire Die Antwoord


© Roger Ballen

Very interesting interview with Roger Ballen discussing among other things usage of his images and the partnership with Die Antwoord. Roger explains, “For every one photography fan, there are 10,000 music fans, which means that having Die Antwoord spread the Roger Ballen aesthetic makes my audience that much wider”.

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The Adventures of Guille and Belinda

Really fabulous interview with Magnum photographer Alessandra Sanguinetti an American but who spent her childhood in Argentina. Alessandra started photographing two local cousins for her first photographic project ‘On the Sixth Day’ and has continued as the children have grown into adults and started having their own children. A fascinating story.

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Teen Binge Drinking

An interesting perspective from Amanda Berg, a Photojournalist who began a project during her junior year of college looking at the gender dynamics of undergraduate binge drinking.

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Photographer Captures Incredible Photos of Planes in Front of the Sun and Moon

An inspiring photo project by Sebastien Lebrigand who decided to work on a study of photographing airplanes passing in front of the sun and the moon, very interesting.

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Best Prices To Trade In Your Old iPhone For The Most Cash/Credit – US Only

If you’re wanting to pick up the latest iPhone 5s or iPhone 5c and want to trade in your existing iPhone, here’s a useful list to see which stores offer the best trade-in prices.

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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:

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  • Tracy Mitchell Griggs

    There should be a place somewhere on App Whisperer for the recognition of National Geographic’s 125th Anniversary – the October 2013 issue dedicated to photography – Sara Leen, photo director, interviewed on CBS This Morning’s Satirday edition today