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How I Did It!™ The Magic of SnapSeed; Editing Photos for Android & iPhone!

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We are delighted to announce that our highly accomplished Columnist and Award Winning Mobile Photographer and Artist Rad Drew is hosting a webinar for his ‘How I Did It!’ Series on Friday July 16, 2021 and Saturday July 17, 2021.

This webinar focuses on The Magic of SnapSeed; Editing Photos for Android and iPhone!  In this webinar, Drew will review some of the standard processing and stylizing tools, but he will also delve into the following in greater depth:

  • Using SnapSeed’s Develop Mode to process RAW files. Drew has come to appreciate this tool for its simplicity, ease of use, and results. Drew has used it to process infrared images that he has made with the iPhone, as well as ProRAW files created with the iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max.
  • Masking. This somewhat hidden feature of SnapSeed is one of its best kept and most power secrets. Use masking for applying adjustments to only parts of an image. Drew uses it for sharpening eyes in a portrait, or leaving a splash of color in a b&w image. Masking is not rocket science, but it can be confusing until you do it a few times. He will show how he uses it in a variety of ways that may help you master this great tool.
  • Creating composites. Did you know you can combine images in SnapSeed and then use Masking to create wonderful composite images that help you tell your story? Drew will share examples using images from Cuba, Italy, and my own back yard and demonstrate how he create’s composite images.
  • Editing portraits. It is not well known that SnapSeed is great for making edits to portraits such as smoothing skin and accenting the catchlight in eyes, both of which can make your portrait’s sing!And much more! Whether you’re in need of a review or are exploring SnapSeed for the first time, you’ll find a lot to apply in your own creative practice.The webinar will be recorded for repeated viewing. If you can’t be there for the live webinar, register anyway and I’ll send you a link to the recording available though the end of 2021.

The fee to attend is $19.99 but we have a discount code giving 20% off of this price. Just enter the code ‘THEAPPWHISPERER’ when you register at this link and the discount will be automatically applied.

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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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