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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 11 April 2021

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When my beautiful daughter leaves home for university later this year to read law, there is a book I’ll slip in the bottom of her case, indeed it is a book that I have bought for friends in the past, to help them work through some feelings at difficult times. It is a book by […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 4 April 2021

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“The feelings of desperation and unhappinness are more useful to an artist than the feeling of contentment, because desperation and unhappinness stretch your whole sensibility”. A quote by Francis Bacon but one I disagree with. Rufus Wainwright once admitted that he was terrified to settle down into a happy relationship, because without the emotional drama […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 28 March 2021

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This weeks mobile photography and art showcase features supreme images, ones that unpeel themselves more as we look. The sheer range of these artists’ works exemplifies what we already know, describing these works as spectacular would be true, but an understatment. Enjoy! Thank you to all the talented artists for submitting your works to our showcase this week. […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 21 March 2021

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Marcel Proust describes, In Search of Lost Time, his own experiences of ‘involuntary memories‘, these are profound and unexpected glimpses of the past triggered by mundane and everyday experiences. Escaping time, is in essence the affect of ‘involuntary memories‘, they return us to past events.  Photography, is the perfect medium to use as the physical […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 7 March 2021

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Reminiscing about touch… can you recall when you last touched someone that does not live with you? I can, it was when the brunette and I were in ‘our’ secretive riverside café eating home-made cakes and drinking freshly brewed cappuccinos. Chocolate cake for the chocoholic and carrot cake for myself. The staff are also the […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 28 February 2021

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‘Revelations‘ by Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, is a new biography on Francis Bacon. Following his death in 1992, an abundance of books, mostly including personal accounts from his friends, were produced and thus contained an abundance of revelations, but just when you think you’ve read and know it it all, can there be anything […]

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Mobile Photography Awards Winners and Honourable Mentions Announced 2021

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We are delighted to announce all of the first place Winners and the entire Honourable Mentions of the 10th Annual Mobile Photography Awards, created by Daniel Berman and supported by TheAppWhisperer among others within the Mobile Art World. This year we have all experienced so much hardship and loss that it makes this years Mobile […]

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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 […]

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Mobile Photography/Art #tawselfie Challenge

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You may recall our recent Sunday Showcase post where we discussed Rembrandt’s first self portrait compared with another, thirty years apart. We also touched on ‘selfies’ today. If you did not read it, please go here. Today, we are launching our new mobile photography and art challenge. We would like you to post one selfie […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 23 January 2021

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In Ways of Seeing, John Berger discusses Rembrandt’s self portrait painting when he was aged 58 and contrasts this with an earlier self portrait painting when he was 28 – thirty years apart, explaining that the latter portrait only reveals ‘an advertisement for the sitter’s good fortune, prestige and wealth’. It was painted in 1634, […]