The Mobile Photo Awards are one of several partners with The Beginner’s Lens for their new internet talk show, The iPhoneographers Talk. Click play to watch episode #2 right here.
Another entry in the MPA iPhoneography StoryLines series: I was visiting my brother and sister over the Thanksgiving Holiday in my home town of Coronado, California and spent several mornings shooting promo surf photos for my brother, Mike, and his friends. The afternoon low tide and soft light gave me the perfect opportunity to explore […]
I am self-taught, self-driven and have been seeking mentors to study with for the past forty years. Since my first photography class in Boston in 1972, I have studied with the Santa Fe Workshops, Christopher James, Bonnie Lhotka, Atlanta College of Art, Penland in NC, Anderson Ranch just to name a few. I love learning […]
The Origins of MPA FX PhotoStudio Winning Image LUNAR I’ve always enjoyed taking photos and since I’ve had children I’ve constantly been looking for new ways to photograph them and push myself creatively. I didn’t want them to look back over their childhood and just see a number of repetitive, posed photographs at family gatherings and holidays. […]
This image was shot the day after Hurricane Irene swept through the New York area. I had stayed up all night glued to my television and window to experience the full extent of this hurricane, since it was my first one. Luckily, though it didn’t amount to much, seeing images of Coney Island on the […]
An iPhoneographic Essay I have heard it said that people are defined by how they spend their time. Lately, I find myself spending my time exploring and creating. My favorite place to do these two things is at the beaches in Southern California. My wife and I have always loved visiting the beach and it’s […]
Hi Folks, We’re thrilled to announce a call for submissions in conjunction with mobile photo sharing site EYE’EM today! The MPA is a platform committed to presenting the global phenomenon of mobile photography and art in galleries and exhibitions. It’s the world’s largest open gallery call and competition of its kind: and there’s one spot […]
John Muir, the American naturalist said: “The body seems to feel beauty when exposed to it as it feels the campfire or sunshine, entering not by the eyes alone, but equally through all one’s flesh like radiant heat, making a passionate, ecstatic pleasure glow not explainable.” I feel that the same can be said about […]
by MANSI BHATIA Each day the MPA blog publishes one outstanding image from the pool of entries submitted to the awards. There are so many brilliant pictures we want to share – so, here we go, one at a time.
One of our favorite artists here at the Mobile Photo Awards is Helen Breznik. Her sublime work is a reminder that original artistry always transcends the medium. We asked Helen to write something about her work, how mobile art has influenced her creativity. The following story is the result of that request. by Helen Breznik