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Photography Competition – WeatherPro sponsors “Weather Photographer of the Year 2019”

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WeatherPro, the all-new weather app and powerful weather platform, is delighted to sponsor “Weather Photographer of the Year 2019”. In the 4th edition of the global photography competition, the Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) encourages talented photographers of all ages to submit their most beautiful weather images to be judged on Photocrowd.com.

A dark night sky illuminated by a streaking flash of lightning, a rare double rainbow, or even a house sunken in flood waters. From gentle depictions of nature’s presence to spectacularly devastating effects of a storm, weather photos of any kind will be considered for “Weather Photographer of the Year 2019”, sponsored by WeatherPro.

The Royal Meteorological Society’s (RMetS) photo competition is awarding this prize for the fourth time to talented photographers from all over the world and is open to both amateur and professional photographers. Even the next generation of photographers have an opportunity to submit their work to be recognized as “Young Photographer of the Year 2019”.

The photo contest has started at the end of April on Photocrowd.com and within a few weeks almost 3,000 images have already been sent in. Weather photos of any kind can be submitted until 30th June and will then be judged by a jury of meteorology and photography experts. There are no categories to consider; the jury decides which photos they like best.

WeatherPro, one of the oldest weather apps on the App Store and Google Play, is sponsoring the photo competition for the first time. “We are looking forward to seeing the contestants’ amazing photos as they show what we are most fascinated about: the weather in all its facets.” Judith Mahro, Marketing & Communications Manager at WeatherPro, said. “We’re thrilled to help ambitious photographers to step outside and catch the perfect shot with WeatherPro’s best-in-class forecasting and weather warnings.”

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By Joanne Carter

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— 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 - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com 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: joanne@theappwhisperer.com