Dec 31, 2015

Mob Paint #47

This super-sized showcase is the final one for 2015 and the final for Art of Mob, but more on that later. It is so interesting to see just how far we have come with mobile photography and painterly mobile art. I want to thank all who participated this year. 

As for the future of Art of Mob...I tried to continue on a limited basis this year but soon found myself blogging at nearly the pace I had in previous years. So, I'll be discontinuing posting new articles but will leave Art of Mob online as a resource for those interested in mobile photography.

Wishing each and every one of you a happy, healthy and safe 2016.

Sandra Becker - Wood Nymph, Enticed

Camera+, Slow Shutter Cam; processed using Facetune, Procreate, iColorama, Superimpose, Flowpaper, & Grunge HD.
This piece was inspired by my study of the painting 'Primavera' by Sandro Botticelli which can be seen as an elaborate mythological allegory of the burgeoning fertility of the world as shown in the spring wood nymph he painted. My idea was to show this allegory as a fall scene of a modern Wood Nymph who ruled over those who now sought her for protection over the upcoming winter worlds hazardous ways. Among those was Bird whose species was soon to die out unless Wood Nymph gave the few who remained her magical attention. Thus Bird is shown enticing Wood Nymph for her protections. With this story in mind I chose from a variety of mobile photos I had taken while also thinking of apps and processes to use. I put the chosen photos in a separate album in my photo app and started working from that album to pull the photos as I saw fit. I used superimpose to extract some of the elements from their background to create PNG files that I could add from. The wood nymphs face was put through Facetune & reworked with another facial profile. I worked back and forth in procreate and iColorama adding elements & effects as needed. Grunge HD was used to show a tear in the upper portion which was then overlapped onto the lower image and the whole reworked for linear aesthetic pause. I used Flowpaper to create the blueish flowing forms coming from the birds feet to entice, encircle, the wood nymph and mirror the linear tear for emphasis. Many filters were used in combining images to get the best effects and a lot of masking in iColorama. Experimenting with my images in various apps is what fascinates me the most as so many different effects can be had and aesthetic choices made as the process grows.

Dec 3, 2015

Mob Street No. 15

“Cities have always offered anonymity, variety, and conjunction, qualities best basked in by walking: one does not have to go into the bakery or the fortune-teller's, only to know that one might. A city always contains more than any inhabitant can know, and a great city always makes the unknown and the possible spurs to the imagination.” ― Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking

For this week's showcase I asked the photographers whose works were selected to provide the name of the city where the photo was taken. Where provided it is listed next to the photographer's name. We have images from Agra, India to Seattle, Washington. So many different places represented in the Mob Street Flickr Group.

Julia Nathanson - Toronto, Canada

Dec 1, 2015

Imvio iPhone Lenses - An Affordable Alternative

Imvio Lenses sent me their Ultimate Rig which includes a case for my iPhone 6 + 2 Lenses + Lens Carrying Case. The Ultimate Rig is currently selling at a discounted price of $39.99 (marked down from $69.99). It is available in Black, Teal, Sand and Coral. You can visit the Imvio site to purchase.

My first impression from the packaging was definitely a good one.

Once I opened the packaging, it didn't disappoint. The case easily attached to my iPhone 6S and everything lined up perfectly with the openings and buttons on my iPhone. Looks like it will provide good protection as a stand alone case when not using the lenses. Although I like the sleekness of the iPhone it can be a little slippery in your hand without a case.

The lenses come in a handy and sturdy case that can be attached to a keychain or bag if you like. The lenses fit snugly inside.

Nov 28, 2015

Featured iPhone Photographer @cokejube

The language barrier with Corinna, @Cokejube on Instagram, did not prevent me from wanting to feature her gorgeously textured imagery. I kept the questions short to make it as easy as possible for us to communicate. The photographs speak a univeral language.

What is your name and where do you live?

My name is Corinna and I live with my son and our dog in a small town in northern Germany. I was born in 1968. My family was living in a village near the border with "West Germany", BRD. So I've been a typical East German girl. Today, everything is almost forgotten.


Nov 16, 2015

Mob Paint No. 46

Many places are experiencing the autumn season right now - perhaps that is why I was drawn to all of the images with rich fall tones. Even as a child it was my favorite time of year and I even penned this poem in elementary school which I still remember:

Fall my favorite time of year
Let's me know that winter is near
The bright colored leaves high in the trees
Fall with a rhythm in the breeze. 
~ geri centonze (circa 1962)

There are so many possibilities to create with a mobile device. Just have a look at all of the images below created by manipulating photographs on a phone or tablet. (When available I have listed the apps used by the artist).

This is only a sampling of the talent in the Mob Paint Flickr Group - stop by and have a look! And if you like to edit your mobile photos in a painterly fashion, please join the group - we'd love to have you.

Michael Trombley
Michael Trombley

Nov 15, 2015

Get Inspired with Living the Photo Artistic Life

The latest issue of Living the Photo Artistic Life is now available for FREE online. Although the imagery has been created using desktop software (Photoshop), it is still inspiring for all of us who like to create art that begins with a photograph or a collage of photos.

The Editor, Sebastian Michaels, kindly allowed me to repost a couple of screenshots from Issue No. 9. You can view the entire publication and past issues here.

Nov 11, 2015

Is Social Media Anti-Social?

"Did you know the average person spends four years of his life looking down at his cell phone?"

After a discussion with my son about the merits or lack thereof of social media I stumbled upon this video posted by a friend. I've been thinking about the impact of social media on my own relationships. More and more I see entire families out to dinner each absorbed in their device rather than interacting with each other. I'm starting to sound like my mother, longing for the "good old days". She often says "No one talks to each other anymore! You're all on your phones!" Maybe not everything new is a step in the right direction.

The video below pretty much sums up the way I've been feeling lately. So when you see less of me online, you'll know why.

Nov 10, 2015

Mob Street No.14

“The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” ― Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings

A good street photo tells a story or at least makes you ask the question "what's going on here?" Each of these images makes me want to know more. What's going on here? Who are they? Where are they going? What are they thinking? And, what happens next?

Thank you to all who contribute to the Mob Street Flickr Group. If you enjoy street photography using a mobile device, be sure to join us.

Marco Lamberto - Black and White
Marco Lamberto - Black and White

Nov 2, 2015

iPhone Photo Recognized in 1st ROYGBIV Color Awards

The winners of the 1st ROYGBIV Color Awards were just announced. I was honored and very surprised to find my Fuchsia in Pink chosen as 2nd Place Winner in the Landscape and Nature Category. This was not a mobile only photo competition so I'm pleased to see that an iPhone photo was considered worthy competition.

Oct 31, 2015

Elaine Taylor - Making Everyday Life Extraordinary with Her iPhone

Huge apologies to Elaine for my tardiness in publishing this interview. I'm getting back on track after our recent move and I'm sure you will agree her work and words were worth the wait.

What is your name and where do you live? 

Hello! My name is Elaine Taylor. I live in Leeds, Yorkshire (UK) with my husband (Stephen) and our sons (Charlie & Billy).

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

I’ve always loved taking snaps and looking at other people’s photos. I never get bored! When I got an iPhone 3S, nearly 4 years ago, I discovered a whole new world of photography. A friend introduced me to Hipstamatic, and soon after that I found Instagram. That was it. I was hooked! I have an iPhone 5S now and it’s the only camera I use. I love mobile photography; it’s become a huge part of my every day life.

© Elaine Taylor

Oct 27, 2015

Memory Reconsolidation by Joshua Sariñana

I am fascinated by the many ways the iPhone aids artists and even neuroscientists in their work. With permission from Joshua Sariñana (neuroscientist and photographer), I am reposting an article he recently published on his own site. When asked what role the iPhone played in this particular series, Joshua provided me with this answer: "The original images were captured on multiple cameras, including my iPhone. All of the images were post processed on my phone and then transfered to polaroid film using my iPhone and the Impossible Universal Lab."

In this series of images, I aim to connect past and present through the reconciliation of disparate identities I’ve formed between two vastly different cultures on opposite sides of the United States (more specifically, Los Angles, CA and Cambridge, MA). These images are of emotionally salient and important points in my life. Using the circular frame to telescope back in time I conflate distinct representations of who I am. Some images are of solitary figures while others are superimposed upon one another, newer images with older ones. I reflect upon how poignant and hybrid photographs represent the unstable nature of memory and how the brain assembles narrative.

Oct 7, 2015

Jack Hollingsworth Interview by Mobilni

Recently my friends at Mobilni interviewed the very talented photographer Jack Hollingsworth.  With their permission, I am reposting that interview here, in case you missed it!

Good morning Jack. I’m very happy to have you here for the interview. You are one of the most prolific and impactful mobile photographers in the world, sharing your knowledge and techniques with the community. Let us start from the beginning: can you tell us how you started your photographic adventure; when did you realize that it is photography that you want to do for a living?
After graduating from high school, in the early 70s, I took my very first overseas trip. Over the summer I worked in the kitchen on a 600-cadet merchant Marine ship that sailed from Buzzards Bay (Cape Cod) to Scandinavia. My uncle, Leigh Harrington, was the president of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, one of six State Maritime Academies in the country. As a going away gift, my dad bought me a Minolta 101 SLR. As I look back, that experience sent me on a path but I’m still on today – travel and photography.

Oct 5, 2015

Mob Paint #45

Creativity can release you from the limitations that the world has constructed around you; the everyday, mundane, 9-5 jail cell where everybody is waiting for the weekend to party so they can get outside of their head.
~Robert LaSardo

Is that what makes creating so attractive? Is it the ability to carry us to another world where time stands still and we release our inner imagination to the world? The Mob Paint Flickr Group is comprised of creatives and I'm pleased to feature some of their work here. If you enjoy editing your images in a painterly way, please join us!

© Ivy Newport
Ivy Newport
Repix, Procreate, iColorama and Stackables

Sep 27, 2015

The Dramatic iPhoneography of Vassilis Rogakos

© Vassilis Rogakos
What is your name and where do you live?

VR:  My name is Vassilis Rogakos. I was born and live in Athens, Greece.

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

VR:  I resisted getting a cell phone for a very long time, but I was introduced to Instagram through my good friend (@blackbirdtales) and he set up an account for me about one year ago. Then I bought my first iPhone 5S in August 2014 and I am still using it. Its simplicity was a relief. I was amazed how easy taking and editing my photos on my iPhone turned out to be. That’s how I got hooked on mobile photography.

© Vassilis Rogakos
Midnight in China Town

Sep 22, 2015

Mob Street No.13

"I'm a voyeur. I say that with no embarrassment. If I could have a superpower, being invisible would be it, no question. I'm fascinated by human behavior; observing people and seeing how much story gets told without a lot of dialogue, and how much our brain fills in."
~Thomas Schlamme

I wonder of we all realize how endlessly fascinating we are to one another. I could people watch all day. When I was younger, my Dad would often drive our family down to the L.A. Airport and we would sit in the waiting area and watch the departures and arrivals. That was before all the airport security kicked in and you could sit right at the gate. I particularly remember the reunions of returning soldiers from the Viet Nam war with their loved ones. Maybe that's where I developed my love of people watching. Now I get the same feeling looking at the photos from the Mob Street Flickr Group. If you're a street photographer using a mobile device, you're welcome to join in!

Goha Radziszewska
Goha Radziszewska

Sep 7, 2015

Mob Paint Monday No. 44

“We are no longer in an age of needing to be approved and edited by larger companies before we are allowed to share our creations. This is the era of Do-It-Yourself. Research, investigate and try. You owe it to yourself, to your art and to the Creator to find a way to share that which you are and that which can help, aid, inspire and encourage others. Go for it and prepare to win, because you get what you prepare for.” ― Lala Mae ButterflyFreedom's Daughter: Poems & Art

Showcasing samples of the beautiful images shared in the Mob Paint Flickr Group is one of my favorite activities here at Art of Mob. Each showcase provides a chance to view work being done by various artists around the world.

In order to help this be not only a visual delight but a learning experience, I have asked the artists to provide a list of the apps used. Not all were received in time for posting. If you are a member of the Mob Paint Flickr Group and would like your work considered for the monthly showcase, I ask that you include the apps used when posting to the group. Thanks in advance for sharing your process.

The Tree © Julie Hollow
The Tree © Julie Hollow 
Apps Used: iColorama Glaze Impresso Superimpose Snapseed DistressedFX

Aug 30, 2015

Luis Rodríguez "Mobile Photography Has Changed My Life"

© Luis Rodríguez
What is your name and where do you live?

LR:  My name is Luis Rodríguez, and I live in Madrid, Spain.

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

LR:  I started thanks to a double coincidence: I bought my first iPhone 3GS in February 2010 and 8 months later Instagram showed up. I had always been self-employed and happened to suffer the worldwide crisis and had almost no work at all. So, instead of using my energies on finding a job, I started to shoot and edit the pics on my iPhone and got hooked to mobile photography.

© Luis Rodríguez

Aug 25, 2015

Mob Street No.12

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… It remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” — Aaron Siskind

The Mob Street showcase is making its appearance again with No. 12. Photos are selected from the Mob Street Flickr Group. Anyone shooting street photography with a mobile device is welcome to join in.
As someone who has an endless fascination with people watching, the images below give me a chance to visit streets around the world through the lenses of these very talented photographers.

© unaisa momoitio
Unaisa Momoitio

Aug 15, 2015

Nowvel - Simply Beautiful Photobooks

What is your name and how are you associated with Nowvel?

Ed Han, I’m one of the co-founders of Nowvel.

How did Nowvel get started?

I suppose you could say that it started from a long history of being sentimental and being interested in memories. The last company I helped start and was the CEO for 8 years was Tiny Prints, now part of Shutterfly. At Tiny Prints, we printed cards and stationery - most with photos to help families connect with loved ones. But I’ve personally always loved printed books and photobooks in particular as a way to always rediscover precious memories on purpose or accidentally because they are printed in physical form. Having left Tiny Prints over 2 years ago, I teamed up with a couple of great folks who shared this common interest to start Nowvel about 6 months ago.

Our goal is to make photobook creation super simple with a casual yet high quality photobook, which is why we are starting with mobile first. Given so many of our photos are taken on our smartphones, we hope that by making the process simple and using technology to automate as much of photobooking making as possible that more photographers will print, gift and hold onto their memories in a physical way to share and experience with others.

Exactly what can you do with Nowvel?

Nowvel helps organize your photos into memories that are grouped based on software we’ve built that looks at the digital information on your iPhone photos and Facebook. We group them into a visual format that looks like a book, which you then can simply enjoy reliving the memories, share with friends and even print as a photobook in our very unique, premium format. Our photobooks are printed on the latest digital press technology onto stiff, lay flat paper that has 3 eco friendly certifications and costs just $10 flat. With up to 5 photos per page, users can print up to 100 photos into each book.

Aug 10, 2015

A Conversation with David Hayes - iPhone Photographer

© David Hayes
What is your name and where do you live? 

DH:  My name is David Hayes. My wife, our Brittany, and I live in the small city of Milford, OH that is a bit northeast of Cincinnati. 

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use? 

DH:  I have been a photographer for quite sometime...trained in film and all that. I didn’t go over to digital right away and even when I did, I still leaned towards my film cameras. It wasn’t until I started hearing about “iphoneography” and saw the images people where creating that I caught the bug. I started with an iPhone 4 and now am using an iPhone 6. I also have an iPad 3 that I use for most of my editing work. 

© David Hayes

Aug 8, 2015

9 Composition Tips Featuring Steve McCurry Photography

You can find just about anything online. There is an informative short video that demonstrates the excellent use of the fundamentals of composing a great image utilizing the work of Steve McCurry.

Watch the video below to see how McCurry uses:

The Rule of Thirds
Leading Lines
Figure to Ground
Fill the Frame
Center Dominant Eye
Patterns & Repetition and how Interrupting Patterns can create even more drama


Centering the dominant eye is something I wasn't familiar with but I certainly see how effective it can be. I also didn't know the term Figure to Ground but it explains what I find so attractive about images that have a strong contrast between the subject and the background.

Is there any tip that stood out for you?

Aug 3, 2015

What is The Grid?

I signed up to be a founding member of The Grid. To be honest I'm not sure how it's going to work but the video was so intriguing I didn't want to miss out on the chance to get it at the reduced rate of only $8/month. Once the founding membership drive is over, the charge will be $25/month.

The Grid will use artificial intelligence to build your site. You'll even be able to add e-commerce. No knowledge of coding, no templates...can't wait to see how it all comes together.

But there's so much more, so just have a look at the video below and learn more about The Grid.

If you don't have a site and are considering creating one, this may be the format you've been looking for to express yourself in a unique way.

Mob Paint Monday No. 43

“Curiosity about life in all of its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people” 
– Leo Burnett

I have been checking in to the Mob Paint Flickr Group even though I haven't been posting Monday showcases this year. Hopefully time will allow at least one showcase per month. I'm kicking off the series again with this wonderful array of images by some artists I'm familiar with and others that are new to me. I can't wait to see what they come up with next.

If you're wondering what some of the favorite apps are for accomplishing painterly edits, here's a short list:

Distressed FX
Sketch Club

Please be sure to join us on Flickr if you like to edit your images in a painterly way.  See you there!

Clay Railton
Clay Railton

Jul 31, 2015

The Whole Story - Ivan Bradauskas

The minute I saw this photo by Ivan Bradauskas, I was intrigued. I'm not surprised it had over 170 comments on Instagram. And now for The Whole Story! (Since Ivan's first language is not English, he has allowed me to rephrase the text he sent to me.)

The Photograph

© Ivan Bradauskas

The Whole Story 

I was inspired by the autumn forest to create this image. To process the image I used Adobe Photoshop Touch, Adobe Photoshop express, Mextures and Superimpose. It seemed like an interesting idea to arrange the umbrellas atop the trees; It seemed to me a curious idea to arrange the umbrellas on the tops of the trees; I think is a bit strange and surreal

Jul 27, 2015

mDAC Top 10 Painting and Photo Art Winners Announced

With the mDAC Summit approaching, the Top 10 winners in both the Mobile Painting and Photo Art categories have been announced. Be sure to keep reading to find out how you can attend the 2-day workshops online!

Photo Art Winners

1st Row - Geri Centonze, Suzy Norris, Claude Labarussiat
2nd Row - Alessandro Greganti, Edward Santos, Eliza Badoiu
3rd Row - Juta Jazz, Diana Nicholette Jeon, Irene Okelsiuk
4th Row - Carolyn Hall Young

Dramatic iPhone Portraiture by David Booker

What is your name and where do you live? 

DB:  My name is David Booker and I live in Belper, Derbyshire, England

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use? 

DB:  As a keen photographer all of my adult life, I began taking mobile images pretty much as soon as cameras were available on the earliest smart-phones, but I guess it wasn’t until the release of the iPhone 4 – and the significant increase in camera quality – that I began to see the potential for using it as a serious tool for creating more artistic images. I’m currently using the iPhone 6 Plus.

Do you have a traditional photography or art background?

DB:  Since the age of about 14 I’ve progressed through using film (and learning about developing) through to digital photography (and Photoshop) through to mobile photography, but all for my own creative outlet rather than professionally or with any formal training. Both photography and art (in the wider sense) have played an important part in my life and remain something that I’m always drawn to.

Jul 24, 2015

Create Your Own Textures Part II

Last year, I posted a tutorial Make Your Own Textures With Effexy App. I'm not sure what has happened with Effexy as it crashes when I open it on my iPad, but not to worry...there are plenty of other apps you can use to make your own textures. This will allow you to create images like this:

© Geri Centonze

Here's a quick tutorial to show you how:

Jul 22, 2015

Fotor App Now Features Photo Competitions with Cash Prizes!

Fotor just launched the latest version of their photo editing app and now includes Photo Competitions open to all their users. As part of the beta team, I was able to participate in several of the competitions. I'm proud to say that I received First Prize in two separate categories!

This image was awarded First Place for the BodyArt theme (Prize was $80 US and HDR Darkroom Software for my Mac valued at $89).

The Amiable Young Man © Geri Centonze
The Amiable Young Man

Jul 19, 2015

Photographing the Quiet Places ~ Jaime Brandel

Geri's Introduction

I view many images on Instagram daily. I'm sorry if I don't always take the time to like or comment, but I do see them and am constantly inspired and moved by what I see. I know when I visit the gallery of Jaime Brandel, I will be instantly transported into a dreamy word of muted colors and soft textures highlighting peaceful and serene scenic imagery. I am delighted to present this interview with the very talented Jaime Brandel.


What is your name and where do you live?

JB:  My name is Jaime Brandel and I live in Victoria, B.C., Canada

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

JB:  I resisted getting a cell phone for a very long time. I really didn’t think I needed one, and I didn’t see the point of using a camera on a phone when I had a much better quality camera to make images with. But that camera is heavy! And I can’t carry it around everywhere I go, tucked in my back pocket. So I eventually saw the value in having a phone at my disposal no matter where I was, and finally broke down and got an iPhone4s. I have since graduated to an iPhone6 and couldn’t be happier. I wasn’t inspired to buy a device to use as a phone.. I bought it just for the camera!

© Jaime Brandel

Jul 18, 2015

iPhone Photography Resources Temporarily FREE!

To commemorate the 25th year of Marcolina Design, they are giving away all of their Mobile Photography eBooks for one week, ending July 25, 2015.


Jul 15, 2015

Seeing in Black and White

When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” 
― Ted Grant

I will admit that there is something unique and powerful about a black and white photograph. I don't normally shoot in black and white except when experimenting with contrast by hornbeck, but I do have a percentage of images that I convert to black and white during the editing process.

Recently, I made the decision to start a new Instagram account and post all of the black and white images currently scattered through my main account. This account gericentonze_bw definitely has a cohesive look that sets it apart from my gericentonze account.

With only a handful of followers and photos posted, several B&W communities on Instagram have already featured my images which is very encouraging. Maybe there is something inherently more powerful about a black and white photograph.

What do you think?

Jul 12, 2015

Mobile Photographer of the Year Michał Koralewski

Drum roll...the winner of the IPPA (iPhone Photography Awards) for Photographer of the Year First Place Award goes to Michał Koralewski! (Congrats also to David Craik and Yvonne Lu the runners up).

Michał has been supportive of Art of Mob since the beginning and I thought surely I had interviewed him by now. He was included in so many showcases that I assumed he had already been a featured iPhone photographer. I'm correcting that oversight today! I'm PROUD to present this interview with the Mobile Photographer of the Year Michał Koralewski.


© Michał Koralewski
What is your name and where do you live?

MK:  My name is Michał Koralewski, I live in Poland in a small village of Kozieglowy, very close to the beautiful city of Poznan.  

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

MK:  Well, I think it was somewhere between 2009 and 2010. I was amazed how easily it became to take and edit my photos with my new iPhone 3G. I started to experiment with filters, textures and collages. It was something totally different from what I have done before. Two years later I bought an iPhone 4s and my passion for mobile photography grew even more and it’s still growing! Now I take photos with the iPhone 5s equipped with COVR Photo lens case. It's a wonderful set for street photography, allowing me to take photos discreetly without interfering with what I’m trying to capture.

© Michał Koralewski

Jul 7, 2015

ProCamera 8 Delivers its Most Sophisticated App Ever!

Apple's native camera app although highly improved over earlier editions is still limited. ProCamera 8 is one of the alternative camera apps and it recently got an update.

Check the key features in the press release below to see what's new! Cocologics says that this is the company's most sophisticated app to date.

**Press Release**

ProCamera 8 for iOS delivering SLR capabilities in a simple yet sophisticated fashion

Enhance your photos with the most sophisticated photography app available for iPhone – ProCamera 8. Now equipped with improved HDR capture, Apple Watch integration and much more.

Jul 5, 2015

Eclectic Imagery of Claude Panneton

What is your name and where do you live?

CP:  My name is Claude Panneton and I live in Gatineau, Quebec, in Canada's national capital region. 

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use?

CP:  I bought my first iPhone in 2010 and began using it to take photographs of pretty much anything that caught my eye. Soon after, I joined Instagram and immediately realized its immense potential for artistic expression.

I use an iphone 5 now and edit on both the phone and an iPad mini. 

© Claude Panneton

Jun 29, 2015

Mobile Digital Art & Creativity Summit - Three Day Event!

Early bird registration is still available for the Annual Mobile Digital Art Exhibition in Palo Alto California. The 3-day weekend will begin with the Grand Opening on Friday, August 7th and continue through the 8th and 9th with workshops and a panel discussion by some of the leading digital artists including Kyle Lambert!

Jun 28, 2015

Cheryl Lemon Natural Collage and Photography

© Cheryl Lemon
What is your name and where do you live? 

CL:  My name is Cheryl Lemon. I live in Santa Cruz, California. I love living where the mountains and sea are close to my doorstep.

How did you get started in mobile photography? What device do you use? 

CL:  My first smart phone, an iPhone, was a gift, about 4 years ago. I wasn't sure I wanted it, but then was quickly enamored by the camera feature. It was so easy to just whip it out, whenever, wherever, so I found myself, like many, spending more time taking pictures with my phone than talking on it! Then I discovered photo apps, and needless to say, that opened up a whole other world. I've only had iPhones, and currently have an iPhone 6. Previously I'd used a variety of point and shoot cameras, primarily to take photos of my family.

© Cheryl Lemon

Jun 20, 2015

Featured iPhone Photographer Andyskeptik

What is your name & where do you live?

Andyskeptik:  My name is Andyskeptik. I'm a photographer and artist and at the moment I am living in Spain about 2 hours from Barcelona although I'm originally from London.

While contacting you about this interview I found out that you shoot with both DSLR & a mobile phone. How did you get started in mobile photography? What devise do you use?

Andyskeptik:  I am quite late getting into mobile photography but I've been using digital cameras for well over ten years and have had a DSLR for at least seven of those. I've always loved photography and editing with computers and software, primarily Photoshop. I was a web graphics designer for a long time which included a lot of photograph enhancement, manipulation and touching up. I bought a smartphone a little over a year ago and was instantly hooked. After discovering Instagram and VSCO, I realized mobile photography was the future and after recently upgrading to an iPhone 5s. I haven't looked back.

© Andyskeptik
After the Sandstorm

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