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Tickle Your Fancy – #29

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Welcome back to our twenty ninth post in our new section Tickle Your Fancy. 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 Fancyis 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.

We hope you enjoy this weeks’ selections…

 

Isobel Adderley

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I came across Isobel Adderley’s blog this week and adore her work, it’s unique and so punchy.

Follow the link here.

Faces Behind Your Food

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A really fascinating interview by Lucy Davis with Jackie Nickerson a former fashion photographer, shooting for Vogue and Vanity Fair who fell in love with South Africa and local Zimbabweans. Jackie gravitated to where the locals worked in the fields. After a few weeks she bought a small flatbed truck and started to travel – to rural places in South Africa, Malawi and Mozambique as well as all over Zimbabwe. Jackie has created several series’ of unique images, ones that will stay with you.

Follow the link here to read and view more.

Annie Leibovitz Shoots the Game of Thrones Cast for Vanity Fair

Annie Leibovitz is one of my all time favourite photographers, I love her work very much. Popular Photography magazine published this article in the week, the shoot was for the most recent cover of Vanity Fair, a publication with which Leibovitz has a long history.

It’s fascinating, check out the behind the scenes video above.

Photojournalist Photojournalist Given Humanitarian Award

VSCO Announces $100k Scholarship Fund For Creatives

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Sticking to their mantra “by creatives, for creatives”, Visual Supply Co. has announced the VSCO Artist Initiative fund: a $100,000 scholarship fund that seeks to “provide artists the resources to pursue their creative vision.”

The fund is starting out at $100K and will be divided up amongst the recipients, of which there are currently eight.

Not to be missed, add your content to the VSCO Grid here. Here’s the VSCO application page too.

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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