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Mobile Photography – Instagram TAKEOVER with @before.1st.light – Days 6 & 7

We are so grateful to @before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, whom we entrusted with our Instagram account on 4th December 2017 for seven days after she was gracefully handed the baton by @lee_atwell – Lee Atwell, after she received it from @psychephoto – Robin Cohen. 

On Day 6 @before.1st.light highlighted a brilliant artist whom we greatly admire, who is also AppArt Editor @sugarama – Bobbi McMurry, she writes “today’s feature is by @sugarama. Bobbi is the master of AppArt, creating magical images beyond our wildest imagination. Here she is in a creative self portrait that takes you into the depths of her mind. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us Bobbi”.  On Day 7 @before.1st.light highlighted another artist who we have long admired, @trishg61, she writes “Hello, today is the last day of my weeklong takeover of the @theappwhisperer. Thank you Joanne, it’s been a blast and an honor being you! My last feature is by @trishg61. Patricia’s work abounds with creativity resulting in colourful colleges and interesting compositions. Thank you for sharing your wonderful work with us Patricia”. Finally and sadly for us, @before.1st.light published her final image and beautifully, it was one of hers, she said “Hello AppWhisperers. It’s @before.1st.light saying goodbye on my last day sitting in as The App Whisperer. Thank you so much for this opportunity Joanne! 🙌🏻Please keep tagging your best stuff to #theappwhisperer as I pass the baton on”.

We are going to miss @before.1st.light very much but we are also excited to announce our new Instagram TAKEOVER, in our next post….

If you want to keep track of all that @before.1st.light views, please head over to our Instagram feed, here. Please tag your images with #TheAppWhisperer if you hope to be found and possibly featured.

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Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website—— 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 - 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: