Instagram TAKEOVER,  News

Mobile Photography – Instagram TAKEOVER with @tankaqueen – Days 3 to 8

We are so excited with our latest Instagram TAKEOVER this time with @tankaqueen – Alexis Rotella, she is a highly admired and adept mobile photographer/artist with the most discerning eye. Rotella has been granted full access to our Instagram account and she is doing a very impressive job. We are very proud of her!

Please take a look at our @TheAppWhisperer Instagram account to follow all the goings on and please also tag your images with #TheAppWhisperer, so that they can be found and potentially featured.

On Day 3 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @peter_zelei_images and she writes “my third day of the TAKEOVER, I choose Peter Zelei’s evocative photo which, in my opinion, depicts the history of being a woman. It may also allude to the creative process itself. Check out more of Peter’s courageous works at peter_zelei_images”.

On Day 4 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @rosaliehellerphotography – Rosalie Heller and she writes “Alexis Rotella (@tankaqueen) Day 4 of TAKEOVER. Rosalie Heller has made considerable sacrifices to travel to India from Baltimore, Maryland where she has been sharing her journey in colorful textures including this market scene in Pushkar Rajasthan”.

On Day 5 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @pennesbitt – Bronwyn Penn Nesbitt and she writes “Day 5 Takeover (Alexis Rotella@tankaqueen)…by Pennnesbitt…reminder to take care of ourselves by looking within”.

On Day 6 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @vadqcooper – Vicki Cooper and she writes “Vicki Cooper’s fascinating mobile art piece is my pick (Alexis Rotella@tankaqueen) for 6th day of Takeover. There is a delightful mystery here that allows for plenty of dreaming room. Congrats to this devoted mobile artist”.

On Day 7 @tankaqueen highlighted the work of @jules4921 – Rita Colantonio and she writes “Rita Colantonio’s picnic scene reminds me of childhood. One never knows who will show up including a caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland. Congrats from Alexis Rotella @tankaqueen on this 7th day of the Takeover”.

On Day 8 @tankqueen highlighted the work of @gricoveri – Gianluca Ricoveri and she writes “Gianluca Ricoveri’s masterful art of the Italian countryside is always captivating. It’s my pleasure to feature this landscape on the 8th day of my Instagram Takeover”.

Day 3 – @peter_zelei_images

Day 4 – @rosaliehellerphotography

Day 5 @pennesbitt

Day 6 @vadqcooper

Day 7 @jules4921

Day 8 – @gricoveri

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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: