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
I was raised in a close relationship with the natural world. Some of my earliest and fondest nature memories are from upstate New York, and all these years later, they remain quite visceral. Every summer my family would camp and hike in the Adirondack mountains and I still recall the textures of different tree barks […]
Unruly-e writes about his Filterstorm award winning image Goodnight, Irene. In late August of last year, Hurricane Irene became only the second tropical cyclone in recorded history to make a direct hit on the state of Vermont. Over the course of one day, it dumped eleven (that’s 11!) inches of rain, overwhelming nearly every river […]
Cindy Patrick on her Co-Winning Beachlife Category image Waiting for the Perfect Wave. I absolutely love the beach! I have friends who own a house in the Hamptons (NY) and I try to spend a few weeks out there every summer. I like to roam up and down the beach and just capture people enjoying […]
Our good friends at ArtHaus are nominated for a San Francisco City Award for best art gallery. These folks are huge supporters of the Mobile Photo and Art movement and it would be awesome if they could place highly in this prestigious list sponsored by ABC TV. A vote for ArtHaus is a vote for […]
DOUBLE DUTCH NUNS – WINNER OF THE STREET PHOTO CATEGORY The story behind this image is that my daughter had recently started attending a school run by Carmelite nuns. They were holding their annual 5k race to raise money for the school. A 5k race with nuns was a combination I couldn’t pass up.