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Mobile Photography – Portrait of an Artist – Summer Challenge

Welcome to our first Portrait of an Artist Challenge. The theme of this challenge is ‘Alter Ego’. The main objective being to develop and of course photograph a different persona.  I think of this challenge as  ‘a great opportunity to look inwards and make great discoveries about yourself’.

To recap, we would like to ask participants to think of Alter Ego as:

1) The part of someone’s personality that is not usually seen by other people.

2) A second self.

3) The opposite side or counterpart of a personality.

Dates for submission are from 20th July 2016 – 15th August 2016

All submissions must be posted ONLY to our specific Portrait of an Artist Flickr Challenge group – link here.

Please use this hashtag #AlterEgo so we can identify images more easily submitted to this challenge.

We are looking for very artistic images, please see examples below of the calibre we are striving for.

Untitled – ©Eliza Badoiu

Untitled – ©Marguerite Khoury

‘Twice Broken’ ©Ile Mont

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Ileana Mont Born in Mexico City, Ileana is a professional in graphic communications and advertising. She studied in San Diego, CA. in the United States and later on she returned to Mexico City where she worked as a copywriter, graphic designer and creative director for several advertising agencies, until she realized she had a more artistic calling and a very strong feeling for painting and photography. She learned about painting techniques with Mexican artist Irma Grizá and engaged in developing and combining her photography and computer graphics skills through her visual expression. She is now an independent visual artist and photographer and has been featured in some important blogs about mobile art and photography. Ileana enjoys looking for the beauty out of ordinary things and the special things of our everyday lives.