Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (953) via Instagram

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Here’s day nine hundred and fifty three of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Day section via Instagram. Each day we select one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram, with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

Today, we congratulate mobile photographer, @sodium_light22 – Jenny Pieters with this image, entitled “Mindful Meditation”.

To view more of her work, please go here

 

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Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (922) via Instagram

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Here’s day nine hundred and twenty two of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Day section via Instagram. Each day we select one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram, with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

Today, we congratulate @jdalerobertson – Dale Robertson with this image, untitled.

To view more of his work, please go here

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 4 October 2018

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Mobile photography has capsulated self portraiture, or selfies as they are known. Offering the ultimate notion of control, you’re not trusting someone else to capture you, you’re deciding how to frame yourself, you’re not relying on someone else to make you look good. The paradox at the heart of selfies is that they masquerade as a candid shot but in reality they are posed and often heavily edited. But at least for the younger audience, looking good, is not good enough, you need to look good in extreme scenarios. There’s a blurring between the lines of reality and fantasy, until they collapse into one another. Such was the case this week, as I wandered around town with my family. I noticed a movement at the very top of a skyscraper, then another movement, until I realised there were in fact two people on the roof.  I alerted security and my husband captured a shot of them with his telephoto lens, later seized as evidence. Security hurried to the scene and before long, they returned with two young boys, no older than 13-14 years old. They’d been trying to capture the consummate selfie and almost paid the ultimate price. Its become so commonplace in this particular area to capture virtuosic selfies, that there’s a £10k instant fine for anyone spotted on the top of a building, if they’re 18 or over. These two boys, received no such fine but they were escorted from the area and driven home to their relieved (if they’d known) parents. Social media drives this of course, the more likes they receive, the more lucrative deals they can make and the more their fans cheer them on. Ultimately the notion of control with a selfie is disingenuous, once it’s posted online, it’s out there for public delectation, whether you live to see it or not. Fortunately, the images in this weeks showcase allowed all of our photographers to live, and each one blazes with passion for being. Enjoy!

Thank you to all artists for submitting your works. 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.

Many congratulations to the following artists for being featured this week:

Karen Axelrad, Scott Simpson, Trish G, sculptorli, Tomaso Belloni, Oola Cristina, Y F, Liliana Schwitter, Enio Godoy, Eduardo Llerandi, Valeria Cammareri, partha.ts, Catherine Caddigan, Dina Alfasi, Rob Pearson-Wright, aka Tman, Srikanth Kamath, p.a. hamel, Luison, Jean Hutter, Amy Ecenbarger, Jun Yamaguchi, Lindy Ginn, G. Billon, Clint Clline, Gianluca Ricoveri, Candice Railton, R K, Kate Zari Roberts, Susan Rennie,  TheiPhoneArtGirl – Meri Walker, before.1st.light – Jane Schultz, Tuba, Laura Peischl, KalterFisch, Fleur Schim, Susan Maxwell Schmidt, Francesco Sambati and Deborah McMillion

Don’t forget to check out our online gallery and print sales here.

Music this week is ‘Every Moment’ ©Dead Times

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Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Judy Lurie Wahlberg from the United States

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I am so excited to publish this brand new interview with Judy Lurie Wahlberg. One of the many reasons I created this series of interviews was to allow each artist to take the time to appreciate the many other artists in our community and to share those thoughts with them and also the world. I adore it when I read comments from one artist to another thanking them for including them within this series, my eyes fill with joy, what power you bring to each other, such happiness, such motivation to create more.  This is how we grow, we bring each other up. As my very dear friend and artist Carolyn Hall Young would say ‘this life is not a competitive sport, or a war and we can always choose to be eternally grateful. Humans need the support of the community, fear keeps you isolated”. Know that TheAppWhisperer community has your back it is a place of nourishment, this is our safe place, enjoy, please read on….

We are delighted to bring you the thirteenth in our brand new Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me” series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our thirteenth interview is with Judy Lurie Wahlberg from the United States enjoy!

In this interview, Wahlberg cites work by: Eliza Badoiu, Morton Kaish, Jane Schultz, Picasso, Rosalie Heller, Isabel Afonso, Eduardo Llerandi, and Kate Zari Roberts.

(foreword by Joanne Carter)

To read others in this series please go here.

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Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (920) via Instagram

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Here’s day nine hundred and twenty of our mobile photography/art  Pic of the Day  section via InstagramEach day we select one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram, with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

Today, we congratulate @psychephoto – Robin Cohen with this image, entitled ‘Dancer on the Beach’.

To view more of her work, please go here

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Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Joyce Harkin from the United Kingdom

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We are delighted to bring you the twelfth in our brand new Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me” series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our twelfth interview is with Joyce Harkin from the United Kingdom enjoy!

In this interview, Harkin cites work by: Alessio Albi, Carolyn Hall Young, Amy Ecenbarger, Clint Cline, @chalktiger, Bonobo Stone, Meri Walker, Barbara Nebel, John Byrne George Henry and EA Homel.

To read others in this series please go here.

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Mobile Art and Photography That Has Influenced Me – Interview with Jean Hutter from the United States

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We are delighted to bring you the tenth in our brand new Mobile Art and Photography that has Influenced Me” series of interviews at TheAppWhisperer. Within this series, we contact well established and highly regarded mobile photographers and artists and ask them a sequence of questions. Each one relates to mobile art and photography that has inveigled and continues to impact them, by other mobile artists throughout the world. Our tenth interview is with Jean Hutter from New Jersey, United States enjoy!

In this interview, Hutter cites work by Roger Guetta, Sarah Jarrett, Bobbi McMurry, Jaya Suberg, Tricia Dewey, Eliza Badoiu, Lorenka Campos, Joyce Harkin, Jim Laskowicz and Nicki Fitzgerald.

To read others in this series please go here.

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Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (901) via Instagram

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Here’s day nine hundred and one of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Day section via Instagram. Each day we select one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram, with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

Today, we congratulate @elizabadiou – Eliza Badoiu with this image entitled ‘NYC Reality’.

To view more of her work, please go here

 

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Mobile Photography/Art Pic of the Day (891) via Instagram

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Here’s day eight hundred and ninety one of our mobile photography/art Pic of the Daysection via Instagram. Each day we select one image a day for our Pic of the Day section on Instagram, with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

To ensure your image receives our attention, please upload it to Instagram with this hashtag #theappwhisperer.

Today, we congratulate @alisamithwilliams – Alisa Smith Williams with this wonderful image, entitled “In order to see birds it is necessary to become a part of the silence”. ― Robert Lynd.

To view more of her work, please go here.

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Mobile Photography / Art – Saturday Poetry ‘The Nude’ by Yi Lei with Mobile Photographer Mimi Svanberg from Sweden

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This weeks Saturday Poetry, matched with mobile photography/art is entitled ‘’The Nude’ by Yi Lei.  ‘A leading figure in contemporary Chinese poetry, Yi Lei was born Sun Gui-zhen in Tianjin, China, in 1951. She studied creative writing at the Lu Xun Academy and received a BA in Chinese literature from Peking University. Yi Lei published eight poetry collections, and her work has been translated into Japanese, French, Italian, Russian, and English, notably by U. S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith. She also worked as a reporter for the Liberation Army and a staff member of the newspaper The Railway Corps. In 1991, she moved to Moscow, where she lived and wrote for a number of years. Li Yei was a recipient of the Zhuang Zhong Wen Literature Prize. She died on July 14, 2018, while travelling in Iceland’.

Source poets.org

I have matched Mimi Svanberg’s image ‘Together Again…’ with this poem. You can view and follow her on Instagram here.

If you would like to be featured in our Saturday Poetry section, please ensure you include the hashtag #theappwhisperer to any images posted to Instagram. This will mean we will be able to consider it.

To view the others we have published in this section, go here.

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