The Children of Panama – an iPhoneographic essay

Friday, January 27, 2012

Here at the MPA we are big fans of music. We often liken a single picture to a song and a series of images to a full-length LP…

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My Life’s a Trip – with Jen Pollack Bianco

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Not enough has been said about what an incredible tool the mobile camera is for travel photography. I was raised on a steady diet of National Geographic magazines…

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Mr. Horatio…

Monday, January 23, 2012

ROBERT HEROLD on THE VISITATION OF MR. HORATIO – I was really happy with the recognition of this image, because I have a special relationship with it. The…

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APPSTRACTIONS or if Rothko had an iPhone

Sunday, January 22, 2012

I’m a big fan of the abstract expressionist painters — Mark Rothko, Willem de Kooning, Helen Frankenthaler, Jackson Pollack — that 1950′s New York thing. I sense great…

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erin mcann on subway singers

Saturday, January 21, 2012

I get off work at 5 am, so my commute home happens when the rest of the city is usually still asleep. Sometimes, though, I catch the tail…

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INSPIRATIONS: Andy Royston on Ft. Lauderdale

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Today, well into its third year as a daily event, the FtLauderdaleSun beach photography project remains essentially unchanged from the day it began. The concept is quite simple….

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MPA Grand Prize Winner: INDIFFERENCE

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

The MPA is thrilled to announce INDIFFERENCE as our first Grand Prize winner. Stefano Pessarelli’s piece is a soulful and inspiring image of innocence, a powerful moment in…

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Welcome to the MPA Blog!

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Welcome! This site is about the artists, images and all information about the MPA. At it’s core, the site is dedicated to personal stories.  Stories about pictures, about artists,…

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Cindi Hobgood on The Gentleman

Friday, January 13, 2012

I was walking down the street early one morning and saw this well dressed man standing outside a deli. I asked permission to take his picture and after…

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Kert Gartner on Iron Man

Thursday, January 12, 2012

This was a fun image to create. My friends and I were at Patricia Beach, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada last summer for the afternoon just hanging out and…

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About the MPA

The Mobile Photo Awards were founded to promote the global phenomenon of mobile photography and art.  The awards are committed to presenting the art-form in galleries and exhibits. The MPA is the world's largest open gallery call and competition of its kind.
The Mobile Photo Awards were founded to promote and celebrate mobile photography and art. With fine-art exhibits, competitions and open gallery calls, the MPA is the world's largest event of it's kind.