Apr
30

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The MPA Weekly Showcase for April 22-29

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Welcome to the Mobile Photo Awards Weekly Showcase for April 22-29.

This week’s selection features tremendous entries from MPA stalwarts Karen Divine, Robert-Paul Jansen and Souichi Furusho as well as top shelf work from MPA newcomers Andrew Chapman, Andrew Proudlove and the always excellent Bryan Pahia. The entries continue to provoke and force us to stop and look: the sensual and timeless feeling captured by Jeanette Serrat’s Réflectivité caught our eye immediately as did the gripping detail of Michael Hill’s Contemplation. Who wouldn’t look twice at the odd little building and brilliant color captured in Shel Serkin’s 24 Hours Video? The composition of the suitably titled Alienation by Alon Goldsmith is really special. And so many more!

It was a wonderful week of entries, really hard for us to choose. If we haven’t yet featured one of your pieces please keep submitting, we are always on the look-out for new work. We hope you enjoy this week’s showcase. 

Here Comes the Rain Again by Andrew Chapman

 

Réflectivité by Jeanette Serrat

 

Bird Pic #10 by Souichi Furusho

 

Contemplation by Michael Hill

 

The Pool by Michal Koralewski

 

Swamped by Robert-Paul Jansen

 

The Bike by Hans Borghorst

 

The Moment by Helen Agarwal

 

Dejected by Andrew Proudlove

 

The Chicken Coop by Roger Clay

 

Hiding in Shadows by Bryan Pahia

 

The Flower and the Butterfly by Cara Gallardo Weil

 

Continuous Current of Culture by Roger Guetta

 

MR4A-1 by Karen Divine

 

24 Hours Video by Shel Serkin

 

Oculus by Su-Lin Meyer

 

Alienation by Alon Goldsmith

  

Please click here to submit your images.

Apr
27

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Cindy Patrick – a Personal Street Photography

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Here at the Mobile Photo Awards we are big fans of photographer and artist Cindy Patrick. Her style is readily identifiable, unique – her work speaks with a clear voice. We invited her to submit a thematic photo essay and she chose to focus on her recent street photography. This work is different from what we might typically associate with street photography: it’s painterly, colorful, vibrant. It’s not less or more authentic, just different. And beautiful! Please enjoy Boulevard of Chroma Dreams by Cindy Patrick.

“With my street photographs, I’m interested in taking candid pictures in public places and transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. Unlike traditional street photography, I’m interested in creating images that will surprise the viewer, primarily through the use of bold color. I’m less concerned about showing what something or someone looks like than I am with showing how I feel about my subjects.”

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Cindy Patrick

For more of Cindy’s work please check out her IPHONEART.COM GALLERY

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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.
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