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Mobile Photography – Instagram TAKEOVER with @tankaqueen – Days 12 to 14

We are so grateful to @tankaqueen – Alexis Rotella, whom we entrusted with our Instagram account for fourteen days after she was gracefully handed the baton by @lisarmitchellphotography – Lisa Mitchell. To view all the posts in the series, please go here. Or of course, head over to our @theappwhisperer Instagram account.

On Day 12 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @badgrowshop – James Ellis and she writes “@badgrowshop creates curious portraits using overlay techniques that challenge the rational mind. I especially love this fish-eye girl. Today is my 12th day of the Instagram Takeover…until tomorrow, it’s Alexis Rotella @tankaqueen signing off”.

On Day 13 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @lars.hansen1303 – Lars Hansen and she writes “Lars.hansen landscapes are worth checking out. Tranquil scenes that are sure to quell frazzled nerves. My 13th day of Takeover, one more to go. Signing off…Alexis Rotella @tankaqueen…congratulations Lars!”

On Day 14 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @tatsmosc Maria Moscoso and she writes “Congratulations @tatsmosc Maria Moscoso for your brilliant look at infinity. That gigantic ball of intelligence we call the sun is a mysterious being and we are it’s children. This is my last day of the Takeover. I thank Joanne Carter for inviting me and for trusting my judgment….Alexis Rotella @tankaqueen”

So, very sadly for us we have to ask @tankaqueen to hand over the baton to our next featured artist. We are going to miss this wonderful artist but she’s always close by and we do know that you are all going to be very excited indeed when we tell you who @tankaqueen is handing over the baton to next.

Please keep tagging your images with #TheAppWhisperer if you would like our new featured artist to find your art and hope to be found and possibly featured.

Day 13 – @lars.hansen1303

Day 14 – @tatsmosc

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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: [email protected]