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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 31 January 2021

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There is an area of photography that really interests me, actually it’s a ‘technique’ rather than an ‘area’ and it is applied in combination with ‘co-counselling’. It is called ‘visual reframing’ and essentially one image is examined (at a time) and each person discusses what it represents to them and how they would like to ‘change it’.  This is not to mean ‘change it’ in the sense of photo manipulation but therapeutically change the impression of what we think it is about. When you go through the process of ‘reframing’ you’re essentially, internally giving yourself permission to change, to let go, to move on. One thing it is not, is a process of dissecting the present to uncover whether it is biased but consists of discovering new avenues to reimagine the past allowing us to change our present activities.  When you begin this process, it is interesting to note how images of ourselves have formed opinions within us and how they can be linked back to adjectives, that may not even be our own and thus may be unhelpful as well as helpful. It is personal work and incredibly fascinating, this is an area that we will be exploring further within theappwhisperer and I will write additional information on how you can be involved next week (if you would like to be). For now, sit back and enjoy this weeks moving mobile photography and art showcase.

Thank you to all the talented artists for submitting your works to our showcase this week. 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. You can also submit images to our Instagram tag for this section #theappwhisperer.

Juta Jazz, Paul Yan, Rita Colantonio, Jun Yamaguchi, Tomaso Belloni, Angie Lambert, Joseph Cyr, Vadim Demjianov, Luther Roseman Dease II, Peter Wilkin, Clint Cline, Anadamoy Chatterji, Jane Schultz, Catherine Caddigan, Mariel Milan, Gianluca Ricoveri, p.a hamel. @axelbergk, nassavva, @zivko48, camhaynes22, Ilise Harris, Linda Hollier, clau_cara, Mehmet Duyulmus, @mobilestorytelling, sarastent, Jenny Pieters, Dale Bradshaw Botha, charlaleeo, mitrydate, chehalishegner, @csallquist, withflowersinherphone, Marsha Estes, Susan Latty, Bridget Robertson, ja_graham, Jill Lian, kein_grund, Stef LP, Allyson Marie, Elaine Taylor, Violet Martins, Marco Prado, Joe LeGrand.

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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

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