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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 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 – 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, […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 17 January 2021

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because… 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 […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 20 December 2020

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This weeks mobile photography and art showcase is a narrative on life and for many of us, life right now does not offer the freedom it once did… Freedom seems like a luxury, one we all took for granted.  What connects people in this showcase and our community of artists is the ability to express […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 13 December 2020

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And breathe… soon I will be writing to you all to ask for your New Year Resolutions for 2021 and I want it to plunge us into a world so finely contoured, so throbing with gentility, that it surges and crescendo’s with an intensification that speaks volumes. Use it to free yourself, to make choices […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 1 December 2020

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“It cannot be a conincidence that just about the time that photographers stopped discussing whether photography is an art, it was acclaimed as one by the general public and photography entered, in force, into the museum. The museum’s naturalistion of photography as art is the conclusive victory of the century-long campaign waged by modernist taste […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 22 November 2020

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Portraits and Dreams a rare book by Wendy Ewald has been revised and expanded since it was first published in 1985. Officially described as ‘an American masterpiece‘ and no wonder. I have the newly updated version which has already sold out. The content a completely fascinating account of children living in the heart of the […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 15 November 2020

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Developing an impregnable sense of self confidence should be the basis for a contented life but however, it is often the first stumbling block. Artists’ falter more than many professions with this, perhaps not so much as comedians, both occupations involve risks but without taking them, we cannot grow. Self-acceptance should never be elusive, it […]