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Mobile Photography – Portrait Of An Artist – Twenty First Video Showcase

Beautiful and emotionally charged portraiture images, serving as an expression of each photographers own thought processes.

Curation and text by

Ile Mont

Welcome to our twenty first Portrait of an Artist Showcase! This Showcase complements our Portrait of an Artist Column edited by myself. Every two weeks I review and curate work that has been submitted to our dedicated Flickr group. In addition, Joanne Carter creates 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.

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

BlemishedEye/David Booker, El viajero del Faro, Marguerite Khoury, Candice Railton/CLAY, Jo Sullivan, Armineh Hovanesian,  Pier Luigi Dodi, Pat Brown, Amanda Parker, Eliza Badoiu, Meri Walker/iPhoneArtGirl, Tessfra, Jane Schultz/before.1st.night, Jeffrey Simpson, Kristie Benoit, JH McBandy, Geri Centonze, Dominique Torrent, Nick Kenrick, Lorenka Campos, Elaine Taylor, Heather McAlister, Louise Whiting, Angie Lambert

-Ile Mont

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Untitled by BlemishedEye

There is a duality in this image that makes it so attractive. A dramatic and seductive struggle within the self, where the body language expresses rebellion: head up, eyes wide open and the delicate edit around the eyes, just like a veil, denote a certain submission and fragility. Indeed a gorgeous black and white, skilfully edited.

‘Perdonarte’ –  El Viajero Del Faro

Whether this character is bowing in regret, submission, or veneration, remains a mystery for the spectator. But the scene is inevitably captivating and moving. The location is sombre and the general mood is gloomy. Color, light and emotion blend with this weakened or repented man who has fallen on his knees as if he is carrying something that is very difficult to bear, which holds our attention awaiting for some relief.

Video Showcase

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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.