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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr Group Showcase – 28 November 2021

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What is remarkable about your vision, as mobile artists, is that it remains intensely human rooted in common experience, replete with doubt, frustration but also conjoined with belief and certainity. Characteristics demonstrative of our obsession with this new medium. As your journey through this weeks showcase to the centre of the lyrical and artist narrative, […]

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Mobile Photography & Art – Flickr/Instagram Group Showcase – 29 August 2021

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It is interesting when you think about ‘selfies’, the word of the year adopted by the Oxford Dictionary in 2013. From the early days of photography, photographers have taken photographs of themselves. Hippolytee Bayard, created photography’s first self portrait in 1840. He actually portrayed himself as a drowned man. It is said he created this […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Showcase 8 August 2021

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To nourish our souls we must become familiar with emotional honesty as a term, as well as a reality, we should embrace it if we want to experience anything but raw emotional tinnitus. This weeks mobile photography and art showcase is an act of love. It represents life with all the intricate layers it tells. […]

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Mobile Photography/Art Showcase – 1 August 2021

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Mobile Photography and Art is about, among other things, the interconnectedness of our lives, about what we choose to see and ignore as we move through our own worlds, about the power of small acts of decency. Our shared vision is so vivid and multilayered enabling what we produce to become something more than remarkable. […]

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Mobile Photography/Art Showcase – 18 July 2021

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We have a choice, to give ourselves permission to go whereever our thoughts take us and when we do that, we can feel the incredibly rush of creativity and excitement this exists within us all. My body, my choice, turn your fears into excitement, your anxieties into enthusiasm and your passion into energy. The artists […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Showcase – 11July 2021

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I have dedicated my entire life to the pursuit of love and creativity and I spend most of my time encouraging other people to do the same because living a creative life filled with love is the most beautiful life there is. In many ways, the human artistic expression is blessedly, refreshingly, non essential. John […]

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

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We are all aware life has changed and we can no longer travel or even linger when exercising however, we always have our imagination and of course Google to help us out. Random Street View allows you to teleport to over ten million miles on earth via working in tandem with Google Street View. You […]

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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 – 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 […]

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Mobile Photography & Art Flickr and Instagram Showcase – 8 November 2020

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When I think of still life, I revert back to its origins in painting. The ‘still’ often represented as flowers, fruit or other decorative displays. Created in history as a means for an artist to practice techniques but also to portray their wealth. It also acts as a reflection of time. What we never see […]