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Mobile Photography – Portrait of an Artist – Eleventh Video Showcase – TheAppWhisperer

Welcome to our eleventh Portrait of an Artist Showcase! This Showcase complements our Portrait of an Artist Column edited by Jennifer Bracewell. Every two weeks Jennifer will review and curate work that has been submitted to our dedicated Flickr group. In addition, to creating a showcase video which features a sampling of submitted work, we will also highlight a few images that have caught our attention… offering some thoughtful commentary about technique, composition and subject matter.

This week Jennifer has selected her favourite images and reviewed them. We hope you enjoy this.

If you are not a member of our Facebook group… we highly recommend that you join us! This is our space for sharing newsworthy information and conducting discussions (what, when, where, why and how) regarding mobile portraiture and portraiture in general.

Please join our Facebook group for information sharing/discussions (link here)

Please upload your portraiture images to our Flickr Group for fortnightly showcase submissions (link here)

Music this week is ‘Mosaic‘ by Merry Ellen Kirk

We hope you enjoy this weeks’ showcase…Many congratulations to all the artists featured this week, links to their images can be found below:

Michel Pretterklieber, Susan Blase, Michelle Robinson, Jeffrey, Mariette Schrijver, Vanessa Vox, Gianluca Ricoveri,  Carolyn Hall Young, Jane Schultz, Kristie, Armineh Hovanesian, Ginger Lucero, Bobbi McMurry, Cindy Buske, Ade Santora, Louise Whiting, Crystal Spellman, Jo Sullivan, Connie Gardner Rosenthal, Andrea Koerner, Rob DePaolo, Jennifer Henriksen, Tantiana Andri, Christopher Swink, Damian De Souza, Juta Jazz, Brett Chenoweth, Roger Guetta

‘About old people and what age does’ – Mariette Schrijver

Flickr link

This portrait is a bit spooky and reminiscent of Nosferatu. I love the injection of green and the textured scarf, it makes me want to know more about its creation and the ideation behind it. well-done, Mariette.


“Drenched in Vitamin D” by Armineh Hovanesian

Flickr link

Sometimes simple is best, as Armineh demonstrates in this stark black and white self-portrait. I love the use of  negative space and curves of her beautiful profile. bravo!

“Behind the Window” by Vanessa Vox

Flickr link

Vanessa has created a beautiful mystery with her self-portrait. I want to know what she’s thinking as she gazes out the foggy window. Lovely mood!

Video Showcase

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Jennifer Bracewell is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she is a mother, an artist, a photographer, an iPhoneographer, and music lover. Much of Jennifer’s work is an exploration of self and image: the manipulation of self-portraits to bring out elements of humor, angst and beauty. Jennifer’s other works are an eclectic mix of country shots, animals, and captures of ephemeral moments in everyday life. Her images have been featured and displayed at Pixels at an Exhibition where she was featured artist for July, 2011 as well as other sites like Mashable , featured artist on iPhoneogenic in September, 2011, and major iPhoneographic blogs. Her work was recently featured in an article about iPhoneography in the Sydney Morning Herald. her work has been exhibited at the Adobe Shop in San Francisco, the Giorgi Gallery in Berkeley (September 22 – October 30, 2011), ArtsEye Gallery in Tucson in October-November 2011 and was featured at the Stephane Vereecken Gallery in Belgium in November, 2011 through January, 2012, a solo show with another scheduled for July, 2012, and at the SoHo Digital Art Gallery in New York City in December of 2011. Jennifer’s work was included in the iPhoneography Miami 2012 show in January, 2012. Five of Jennifer’s images were selected for display at Miami’s cutting-edge Lunchbox Gallery in their “iPhoneography: Updated Visual Dialogs” show, hanging from March 8 to April 7, 2012. Jennifer also has pieces in gallery shows this April at Orange County Center for Contemporary Arts and a three-month show this spring in San Francisco at the prestigious ArtHaus gallery, and these were recently featured in the San Francisco Examiner and the local CBS News 7.