“Happily ever after is a very relative thing. I’m grateful that I get to be alive”, this is one of the many excerpts from the deepest conversations I had for many years, with our mutual friend, dear Carolyn Hall Young. I miss her immensely, everyday and everyone I’ve ever spoken to, who has known her, has the same feelings. Why is it that some people make such an impact on our lives, out of the thousands and thousands that we know now or will know, what is it, that pushes them into our hearts and keeps them there? There are many answers to this complex question and I would say it’s similar to art, what makes us love a particular photograph or painting so much? Ultimately, when you get past all of the usual concepts, ideologies and new possibilities, you realise that a true piece of art, lets us forget our emotional baggages, our weariness from life’s journeys and lets us pry ourselves away from the commonalities of everyday life. It takes us on a captivating journey with mysterious allure. Art refuses to give in to definition, to reason, to restraint or to direction. Art gives us the roads, yet not the map. Please enjoy this weeks Mobile Photography and Flickr Group Showcase, carefully curated and produced by myself, the generosity of all the artists who submit their work to our flickr group, each week, knows no bounds. Thank you.
Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. If you would like your work to be considered for entry in to our weekly Mobile Photography and Art Flickr Group, please submit it to our dedicated group, here.
Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:
Miglė Sirvydytė, Kristie Benoit, Kat McClelland, Susan Blase, Tomaso Belloni, Candice Railton, Jun Yamaguchi, Karen Axelrad, Valeria Cammareri, Clint Cline, Poetic Medium, Paul Yan, Clare Pickett, Ginaluca Ricoveri, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Barbara Nebel, Linda Hollier, Luison – Lrh A, Tomaso Belloni, Shel Serkon, Hanni K, Kerry Mitchell, Deborah McMillion, borisbschulz2009, Jun Yamaguchi, Marietjie du Toit, Ginger Lucero, Klimtt – Cecilia Sao Thiago, TheiPhoneArtGirl – Meri Walker, Kate Zari Roberts, nashira1901, woltarise, Francesco Sambati, Gabriele Rodriquez, Jill Lian, Cindy Buske, Damian De Souza, Lorenka Campos, Tricia Dewey, Paul Yan, Basak Aytek, Susan Maxwell Schmidt, Gianluca Ricoveri, aimfree, Daniel Jay, Ile Mont, Pier Luigi Dodi.
Untitled ©Francesco Sambati
Flickr Group Showcase
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