We are delighted to welcome Sheldon Serkin as a new Columnist to TheAppWhisperer. We have long been admirers of Serkin’s photography and he is regualrly featured in our weekly Flickr Group Showcases. Sheldon is heading up our brand new mobile street photography column entitled StreetWise. As our regular readers will know, we have a very popular women’s mobile street photography group entitled, StreetsAhead. This is uber popular and is edited by Cara Gallardo Weil and Gina Costa. We wanted to launch StreetWise as an open group for all mobile street photographers, whatever their gender.
Serkin has been a mobile street photographer in New York City since 2010. In 2014, he was named the Grand Prize winner and “Mobile Photographer of the Year” in the Mobile Photo Awards, placing first in the category of Street Photography (see image below). His work has been has been featured on numerous mobile photography related websites He is a contributor in The Art Of iPhone Photography book by Bob Weil and Nicki Fitz-Gerald (Rocky Nook 2013), His photography was also featured The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography Journal. Serkin is currently preparing his first book of street photographs, entitled Awful Bliss. He posts daily on instagram, eyeem and flickr as @shelserkin. For more information, visit awfulbliss.tumblr.com.
We also have a Facebook group dedicated to StreetWise, this will provides a platform for discussion on the techniques, aesthetics, and goals that all mobile photographers bring to this art form, link.
We have set up a special Flickr Group for StreetWise, where we would like you to submit your images for curation in showcases, link.
TheAppWhisperer is growing at a phenomenal rate and trying to include as much unique content and variety from the mobile photography world as our readers can possibly digest, you really don’t need to go anywhere else!
Please join us in welcoming Sheldon Serkin to TheAppWhisperer family, welcome Sheldon…
Self Portrait – ©Sheldon Serkin
‘Audra’ – ©Sheldon Serkin