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News Update...

A warm welcome to MobiTog!

And welcome to our informal, on-site newsletter, where we keep you informed about events, challenges and helpful hints to help you find your way into the areas that most interest you.


We value participation, and we encourage you to join in any challenge or post in any thread that catches your eye. We want to see your images, and we are interested in your comments and constructive feedback on the images others post.

Feel free to post your questions below - a friendly member will answer as soon as possible.

And you’ll see detailed invitations (and links) to our regular and our every-now-and-then challenges.

We look forward to seeing your posts and images soon!

Happy MobiTog-ing from the MobiStaff Team...

Jen, Cat, Lisa, Larry, Brian, Matt & Rog :)

PS: all members (not just staff) are invited to post relevant news.

 
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PROJECT 365/52

Calling all new (and not so new) MobiMembers!

It's never too late to start either a Project 365 (post one picture a day) or a Project 52 (post one picture a week). Start today and your project will be finished 364 days (or 51 weeks) from today! It's great fun; a great way to get to know your fellow MobiPeeps; and a great way to use all of those new photography apps you've been downloading.

It's very simple to get started. In
Image Forums, click on Projects and Ongoing Work. (Here is a LINK). Next, click on Mobitog 365 Project (or Mobitog Project 52). In the top right corner click on Post New Thread. This will be your thread in which you will add all of your photos so title it with your name (e.g Lisa's Project 365). If you have any questions just shout and someone will be glad to answer!!
 
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Mobile Photography Tips from Pros

Lenses and filters



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“Any use of filters in photography is easier if you have the classic RGBCMY photographic colour wheel firmly in your mind. If you have the painter’s colour wheel in mind nothing will make sense. The same is true for any type of colour correction on images. Photography involves both additive and subtractive primaries. Filters pass certain colours and absorb or block certain colours.....”​

Read more excerpts and see more examples from FundyBrian ‘s textbook on filter/lenses here
 
10 TOP TIPS FOR BETTER BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY

iPhonePS Emil’s iPhone Photography School offers some helpful hints on how we can improve our black and white photographs. The article comes from an iPhone angle and some of the apps may be iPhone only, but I think the advice is pertinent to ALL mobile devices. See what you think: https://iphonephotographyschool.com/black-and-white/

 
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Mobi 2Weekly Appstract Challenge

Here is a chance to cut loose and show off your aptitude (or not) with filters overlays glitching reflecting layering painting altering double-exposing and more. Themes are chosen by the weekly guest judge (previous week’s winner) and could be anything from a colour to a shape to a letter or number, an occasion, a line from a poem or . . . something I can’t predict :appsir:

Come one, come all, beginners or experts, nobody cares — and besides, it’s abstract art, that wonderfully undefinable thing that invites you to forget the rulebook and just play :D



There’s even a Pinterest page ‘Art Games for MobiTog.com’ for inspiration
— here’s the LINK

New members: please join in.
If you have any questions, you can leave a message here
or pm me by tapping on my name and selecting ‘start a conversation’


 
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ART GAMES

It’s channel your inner unselfconscious artistic child week in Mobi APPstract!
You can do some finger painting in your favourite sketch/paint app, pick a kid’s art lesson from our selection or dream up your own art game.

rizole has offered his family’s scribble game. What do you think you could make of this?:

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See some of the versions coming up here

If you haven’t joined a challenge yet, this might be just the place to start :thumbs: Please join us for Art Games here - you will be warmly welcomed :)
 
This week in 2Weekly APPstract #10 it’s Fabricated Faces !

The faces have to be made from recognisable things (but not real face-things). Here’s one from JillyG - teapot handles, apples, eggs, an elderflower. . . The jury is still out on the nose - we’re not sure what it is :lol:


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Please join in - art-for-fun is good for your brain. And you couldn’t post anything sillier than what we’ve already posted :thumbs: Here is the link :)
 
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Country Road - a pano sabotage by ImageArt Ann


NEWSFLASH: PANO SABOTAGE MANIA SWEEPS MOBITOG

Have you heard of ‘panorama sabotage’? Neither had we o_O until ImageArt Ann started a thread HERE with some information and links. Members have been posting their sabotages, and the tips they are learning as they go.

Please join in: if you have some wrecked panos to share, or some tips & tricks, we’d love to see them. Or just have a browse and let us know what you think.

WARNING: be prepared to see a three-headed rizole and some seriously strange looking children :eek:
 
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Smithsonian magazine photo competition (including mobile).
See terse Ted’s post here:

 
MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS


“The Mobile Photography Awards has 20 photo categories including a Photo Essay with it’s own prize of $500. Every image entered may be placed in up to two (2) categories. All category winners receive MPA prize packs and are included on the exclusive MPA Exhibit Tour, with further opportunities for fine art sales.

Entry fees are $15 for one (1) image, $30 for three (3) images, $50 for six (6) images and $100 for fifteen (15) images. The MPA Photo Essay has it’s own entry fee of $29 with its own award of $500.


The Grand Prize Winner receives $3,000 (US)”

—-> ENTER THE MPA <—-
 
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