Mobiography Photo Challenge: 13 Stunning Smartphone Photos of Street Life

The theme for the last Mobiography smartphone photo challenge was ‘Street Life’. For this challenge the Mobiography community was asked to think about sharing their best street photography images and think about candid moments, street portraits, shots of the urban life and people going about their daily lives.

The photos featured in this showcase show how different photographers have approached the subject of Street Life. Shadows, silhouettes, reflections as well as tender moments between people as they go about their day all feature prominently in the photos.

Featured photographers this week include: @laurence_bouchard, @ipiotrxs, @mjhmalibu, @magdalena.szurek, @chasread, @jawdoc2, @agkolatt, @mmuslim, @grace_brignolle, @anitaelle, @vdiazarcal, @kristenchandlertoth, and @monkeymuesli.

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The theme of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Peace and Tranquility’. For the challenge think about sharing your best mobile photos that convey a sense of peace, calm and tranquility, whether through a minimalist composition, negative space, using muted colors, a captivating portrait or stunning landscape.

To enter the challenge simply start sharing your best images on the theme of ‘Peace and Tranquility’ that were taken and edited with a smartphone by using the hashtag #mobiography_challenge_77 on Instagram.

The best ones will be featured in the next photo challenge showcase, so get sharing now.

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Untitled‘ by @laurence_bouchard – “This was shot during a recent photography workshop I’ve been running in Tokyo via Eyexplore. The rainy season started in Tokyo about a week ago and was really heavy on this day which was perfect for puddlegram shots. We shot a few burst mode shots outside Ebisu station with DSLR’s and iPhones and moved on. My favorite shot from the workshop was this iPhone shot and quite often that’s the case. I then edited in Snapseed using the noir filter.

If you are visiting Japan and are interested in an Urban Geometry workshop you can find more information here

Waiting

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Waiting‘ by @ipiotrxs – “Getting my son off the sofa, away from the PlayStation and off his phone is a challenge. He’s always miserable… until he hits the street. Then, he’s pulled into its life, vibrancy and people; then, he sees that life in the world is the real adventure.

The photo was shot on iPhone XS with portrait mode on. I used the in-built “Vivid warm” filter, a bit of VSCO M5 filter and played with shadows and highlights a bit. I usually try to change as little as possible.”

Stay in the light

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Stay in the light‘ by @mjhmalibu – “This photo was taken outside of the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, which serves as backdrop for many modelling photo shoots, both professional and amateur. This girl was being photographed by her boyfriend … while strangers were looking on.

I liked the composition of the figures in the late afternoon shaft of light and used my iPhone 6 with Hipstamatic app (Blackie film and Jane lens combination) and did some minor editing with Snapseed. ”

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Untitled‘ by @magdalena.szurek – “The photo was taken through the window of the tram. I knew straightaway that it would be black and white photography. I really liked the “sweaty” glazing and distortions of street life that could be seen. Photography has only been converted to black and white.”

The day we stopped traffic

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The day we stopped traffic‘ by @chasread – “On January 21, 2017, the day after Donald Trump’s inauguration, over a million marchers showed up in the streets of Manhattan to register their peaceful resistance, bringing traffic to a halt. Tall building framed the drama unfolding far below. Likewise, around the globe, millions more made their voices heard in marches large and small.

Shot on iPhone 6s using the Blackie app and cropped in Snapseed.”

On track. . . . .

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On track. . . . .‘ by @jawdoc2 – “I noticed a few runners training at my local athletics track late one afternoon. The afternoon sun created these long shadows on the track. I had a little fun by flipping the image 180 degrees to make the shadows the subject of the image. Shot on my iPhone 7plus and edited using the phone software (leveling, cropping and adjusting contrast).

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Untitled‘ by @mmuslim – “I had gone for a Photo-walk with my daughter in connection with a school of photography contest. The Theme for the contest was ‘Spaces’. We reside in the State of Qatar and I suggested to my daughter that the Education City Campus of the Qatar Foundation has some fantastic spaces that are worth to be photographed. We agreed to shoot and this is one of the locations in the Ceremonial court where this image was take.

The images was inspired by the Ceremonial Court which has some unique infinity space, design and architecture, which led me to capture this Photo.

To edit this photo I simply adjusted and cropped it a bit to bring the photo to a square frame and selected the Inkwell black and white filter in the Instagram from where I them posted it.”

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Untitled‘ by @grace_brignolle – “As soon as I get in the subway, I start to look for an interesting poster or people to shoot, the subway is the best way to shoot, you could disguise your phone and pretend that you are either reading something or just looking at your phone. This particular moment developed right on front of my eyes, what it was drew me to them was how much love they were giving to each other, the way the child talked to her mother, and how the mother explained what the poster was about on front of them meant.

It was a moment that I could not let it go. I used my iPhone 6 to shoot this with the Hipstamatic App, using Burke lens and Blackeys XF film. I edited the photo using Snapseed.”

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Winds in Kin

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Harmattan dust storm‘ by @kristenchandlertoth – “While walking home one Sunday in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo, a strong wind was gusting in from the direction of the Congo river. It was the season of the Harmattan dust storms. The storms have mostly died down by the time they reach Congo, but the air is filled with dust during that season. As we walked along the walls we were protected from the wind, but in the alleys that open to the river, the children were blasted by the incoming air. They played for a few minutes in the sandy gusts and I was able to snap this shot of my twins and their brother.

This photo was taken on my old iPhone SE and I used the Lightroom app to make it black and white with minimal editing, just a contrast boost . ”

The trousers that got away

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The trousers that got away‘ by @monkeymuesli – “I just love watching people on the tube. London is full of colourful characters and this person made my day after a 5-week enforced break from shooting in London.

I captioned the image ‘the trousers that got away’ because a pal of mine took great exception to me not finding out where she might acquire a pair for herself (she’s also a colourful character).

Taken on iPhone X and edited in Snapseed, I hoped to enhance the reflected layers to emphasise the surreptitious nature of the shot and then just let that fabulous outfit shine!”

Don’t forget…

The theme of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Peace and Tranquility’. For the challenge think about sharing your best mobile photos that convey a sense of peace, calm and tranquility, whether through a minimalist composition, negative space, using muted colors, a captivating portrait or stunning landscape.

To enter the challenge simply start sharing your best images on the theme of ‘Peace and Tranquility’ that were taken and edited with a smartphone by using the hashtag #mobiography_challenge_77 on Instagram.

The best ones will be featured in the next photo challenge showcase, so get sharing now.

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How Anita Elle Shoots Her iPhone Photos Using Hipstamatic

Anita Elle is a Parisian woman who lives and works in Paris. She’s had a life-long love of art and particularly with photography. She is passionate about the app, Hipstamatic and has had her work featured on Hipstamatic, Mobiography, and Hipstography where she received a special award for her photographic series “Times files” by Chris Hornbecker.

I caught up with Anita to find out more about her approach to the photos that she takes with your iPhone.

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Could you tell us a bit about your photographic journey and how you discovered iPhone photography?

Before the emergence of Instagram and smartphones, my photographic approach was to shoot rural or urban heritage, which had a vocation to disappear. Since discovering Instagram, my practice has changed. I started using my iPhone for shooting and tested it in the street.

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What inspires you to take photos with your iPhone rather than a conventional camera?

I think that the best way to shoot in the street is with the smartphone. It’s discreet and very reactive to capture “decisive moment”.

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Hipstamatic is your camera app of choice. What is it about Hipstamatic that you love?

I love Hipstamatic because it gives me the impression of working with an old Instamatic camera. I love the vintage side, I’m very nostalgic of the seventies! I love Hipstamatic so much I don’t really use any other camera apps.

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What are your favorite film and lens combo’s in Hipstamatic and why?

JohnS is my favorite lens for color and black and white photography. My favorite films are DC, Wonder and Robusta for color and Blackeys SuperGrain / AOBW for black and white photography. These combos give the photograph an intensity that feeds my emotions.

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Do you do any post-production editing to your photos?

At the beginning of my iPhone photography journey, I was a Hipstamatic purist! I never edited my photos at all. Nowadays, I will change my combo when I’m not satisfied with the results but always using Hipstamatic.

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What do you look for when you are taking a photo?

I’m always looking for the little thing which makes the difference, the originality compared with other photos. I shoot in the moment and I try to use the best composition to my eyes.

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Many of your photos include lone figures. How important is it to have a human element in your photos?

I think including a human element in a photo is very important in street photography. They are central to the photograph and helps to tell a story and the vision of our time.

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You have two Instagram accounts, @anitaelle for your black and white images and @hipstanitaelle for your color images. Do you have a natural preference between black and white or color?

I generally prefer black and white pictures, but color ones can be very interesting. This is the reason why I actually work in color. I think it’s much more difficult to make beautiful and emotional pictures through color photography than it is using through black and white photography.

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What advice do you have for others who are looking to improve their iPhone photography?

All I would say it to be creative! iPhoneography gives us all the opportunity to be creative, it is so accessible, it offers so much potential.

Could you choose three of your favorite photos and tell us the story behind them?

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I love this one because it’s for me the symbol of the Parisian woman (running under the rain but always with elegance).

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This summer I visited Austria with my family. We discovered this beautiful place called Sankt Gilgen. This woman was here in contemplation, a gift for me with the little white boat on the left.

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I was in my neighbourhood on a shopping trip when I saw this woman assorted to her parrot! It was a beautiful surprise and exciting moment of photography!

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Mobiography Photo Challenge: 15 Stunning Smartphone Photos of the World Around You

The theme for the last Mobiography smartphone photo challenge was ‘The World Around Me’. This was a pretty open ended brief and it was great to see how different photographers captured their surrounding.

Stunning landscapes, abstract patterns, people and animals and snapshots of moments captured as the day passes by, where all common themes in the photographs submitted.

Featured photographers this week include: @iamlam628, @iphonephotography_wp, @chanarik, @sweet_coconutt, @karenoffline, @ushi.g, @ipiotrxs, @judibooty, @jawdoc2, @susanblanda, @andrew_webb, @yiorgoskouts, @g3rzegorz, @mery_pictures, and @nickspier1.

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The theme of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Street Life’. For this challenge think about sharing your best street photography images. Think about candid moments, street portraits, shots of the urban environment and people going about their daily lives. Think black and white, dark and gritty or vibrant and colorful moments.

To enter the challenge simply start sharing your best images on the theme of ‘Street Life’ that were taken and edited with a smartphone by using the hashtag #mobiography_challenge_76 on Instagram.

The best ones will be featured in the next photo challenge showcase, so get sharing now.

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Untitled‘ by @iamlam628 – “This shot was taken with my iPhone X early this year. This is the Puzhehei Scenic region in Qiubei County in the southeast of Yunan Province in China, a place known for its unspoilt and beautiful karst landscapes. To get this shot, I had to climb up a few hundred narrow and winding steps. It was quite challenging particular when there were many local visitors trying to reach the top at the same time. Once up there, standing room was very tight but the view was spectjawacular and breathtaking. This photo captured the scenery under great weather at pre-dusk hour. Slight post processing with Snapseed (HDR Scape, Curves and Tune Image). ”

So mesmerizing!

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So mesmerizing!‘ by @iphonephotography_wp – “There’s actually a cool story that goes along with this photo. My son and I went to St. Louis, Missouri last summer on vacation. I saw that this piece of art, “Electric Burst (Lines and Zigzags)“ by Claudia Comte, was going to be on display in a little contemporary art museum. We stopped in to check out this enormous piece of artwork, which is actually the length of an entire wall! It was amazing to see and I snapped a lot of photos of my son standing in front of it.

We did not plan his outfit ahead of time, and it just worked out so well that he had the bright colored shirt, crazy patterned shorts and striped socks on. I don’t think I could’ve planned it better if I had tried!

The only edit on this photo was a close crop and increasing the contrast. ”

Pigeons, Tg Balai

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Pigeons, Tg Balai‘ by @chanarik – “Image was shot in Tg Balai with a Xiaomi Mi9 with the built-in tele lens. Tg Balai is an Indonesian island accessible by a 1.45hr ferry from Singapore.

I was with my students for a sunrise shoot and this image was shot soon after that. There were people feeding the pigeons on a road and once in a while a car or motorcycle will pass by scattering the pigeons. I noticed that the pigeons will circle around and some will rest on a lamp post nearby. I was fortunate the sky was blue.

I later used Snapseed to edit it by converting it to Black and White. As I wanted a high key effect, I chose a Blue filter to render the sky white and increase the exposure ever so slightly.”

Into the woods

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Into the woods‘ by @sweet_coconutt – “This photo was shot in Lory loft, Jurong Birdpark Singapore, it is one of the favourite photo spots at Jurong Birdpark. Almost every week I will go there and feed the lorikeets. I like this bridge so much that I will take different angle of shots. The photo was edited using Lightroom for mobile, I adjusted the light, color and applied vignette at the end.”

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Untitled‘ by @karenoffline – “This structure is part of the train station in Utrecht, a city in the centre of the Netherlands. I had notices it a couple of times, but I didn’t know how I wanted to capture it. So one evening I didn’t think about it but just took the picture. The patterns, the evening light and the beautiful Dutch sky worked together perfectly at that moment.

I shot this on iPhone X, using the native camera and edited in VSCO (J1) and I cropped it just a little bit around the edges. ”

Waiting for dad

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Waiting for dad‘ by @ushi.g

Personal sound space

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Personal sound space‘ by @ipiotrxs – “I took this photo on the metro on my way to work. Music is like another world for me, so I always listen to it on public transport: it’s the perfect way to cut myself off from the world and sounds around me. I saw this man with huge headphones and even as a casual bystander, I saw his total immersion in his music, perfectly framed by his body. I found this photo very emotional and powerful at the same time, because I felt that I was looking at myself.

I always use phone cameras to shoot photos; this image was shot on an iPhone Xs with the portrait mode on. Edited as little as possible in VSCO and Photoshop Express. ”

Osakan ice cream vendor

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Osakan ice cream vendor‘ by @judibooty – “I absolutely loved this Osakan ice cream vendor. He genuinely has love for what he does for a living and it seeps through his whole being. As simple as selling ice cream is, it gives him so much happiness that I just had to capture this moment and take his picture. He was confused when I asked and with the language barrier he had thought I wanted him to take a picture of us. I said no!! Picture of YOU!! He was so surprised as if this is the first time anyone has ever asked a picture of him and was so flattered. He was so endearing and sweet. I was so glad I asked. In the past I would never have out of shyness. I was told by a street photographer a few weeks back to just ask. What’s the worst that would happen? Nothing really. And so what if they said no. But he didn’t and gladly obliged. This interaction was a complete delight. Even though my family’s reaction was like, WTH?! I have decided, not just in photography but in my life that I’m no longer going to be deterred what I want in life to suit someone else’s comfortability and their view of me. I’m thankful for that advice and for this sweet, charming man. Oh and his ice cream was sooo delish!! But everything in Japan was! Lol!!”

Upstanding

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Upstanding‘ by @jawdoc2 – “I often walk along the Vancouver seawall where this large winter tree stands tall. Normally the busy city skyline behind, distracts from its stark beauty. On this day a heavy fog masked the buildings to create an uncluttered backdrop and make the tree more prominent. A man standing nearby added a sense of scale. Shot in colour on my iPhone 7 plus and cropped and edited using the iPhone software.”

Tomorrow is the first day of Spring

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Tomorrow is the first day of Spring‘ by @susanblanda – “I love to watch the surfers as they dance among the waves of Southern California! And, I’m grateful for the wonderful inspiration they bring to my work. Surfers are free spirited adventurers who grace the waves with such enthusiasm and heart. And when Mother Ocean gets really quiet, they sit in patient reflection — dreaming of the next big set — with grateful anticipation and hope.

I shot this image on an iPhone 7 plus at #sanonofre, California, on the first day of Spring, 2019. I used Snapseed to tweak the cropping, contrast, color, and details in this shot.”

Sunday afternoons

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Sunday afternoons‘ by @andrew_webb – “I shot this one afternoon at Terrigal Rock pool New South Wales Australia.

A young couple had just finished their swim and had sat down on the rocks to eat some hot chips. The girl pictured was throwing some to the seagulls and they just went crazy. I was in the right place at the right moment.

Shot on iPhone 8 plus and edited in snapseed.”

Mona Lisa’ s eyes

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Mona Lisa’ s eyes‘ by @yiorgoskouts – “This picture is inspired by George Orwell’s novel “1984”. In my mind the graffiti artwork on the background wall could be the “Big Brother’s” eyes, watching everything and everyone!

The picture edited in snapseed app with a custom filter made by myself.

Hide & seek

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Hide & seek‘ by @g3rzegorz

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Untitled‘ by @mery_pictures – “I love the roar of fighter jets, such an adrenaline rush! I went to see the Blue Angels at the Miami Beach Air and Sea Show on Memorial Weekend. It was hard to take pictures as it was too bright, the jets flew by fast and I didn’t want to miss a moment. So this image was really a surprise for its vivid composition: the people in the water staring at the Blue Angels flying by and the clouds behind them. I used my Samsung Galaxy S8 and added some contrast and structure to the image to reduce the brightness.”

Lines

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Lines‘ by @nickspier1 – “I shot this picture at the Gemeente museum in The Hague, the Netherlands. I was inspired after visiting an exhibition of famous Dutch photographer, Erwin Olaf. The lines, the lighting, and the minimalistic serenity of the scenery made me grab my iPhone X for this shot as I didn’t have my camera with me. There’s always some beauty in the world around you. Cropped with Instasize and slightly adjusted the lighting with the Instagram in-app settings.”

Don’t forget…

The theme of this week’s photo challenge is ‘Street Life’. For this challenge think about sharing your best street photography images. Think about candid moments, street portraits, shots of the urban environment and people going about their daily lives. Think black and white, dark and gritty or vibrant and colorful moments.

To enter the challenge simply start sharing your best images on the theme of ‘Street Life’ that were taken and edited with a smartphone by using the hashtag #mobiography_challenge_76 on Instagram.

The best ones will be featured in the next photo challenge showcase, so get sharing now.

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The Conceptual and Documentary Style Smartphone Photography of Tinatin Jabanashvili

Tinatin Jabanashvili is a Georgian photographer who captures conceptual and documentary Style street photography using her smartphone. In the past, Tinatin has been a dancer and actress so the arts have always been a constant companion and influence in her life. Tinatin uses her iPhone to capture people in their day to day surrounding in muted, analogue tones.

I caught up with Tinatin to find out more about her approach to the photos she takes with her smartphone.

What is it about smartphone photography that you love?

I have been a photographer now for three years. I love how mobile photography allows me to be unnoticed and spontaneous. It’s completely built on the suddenness of the moment. A scene can present itself to you so quickly that you do not have long to prepare for it. If you were to take to long to prepare then you may lose your shot.

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Tell us about your style and approach to the photos you take and what inspires you?

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My work follows a conceptual and documentary theme. I’m totally in love with street photography. I’m currently working on a new conceptual topic called “autoportrait”. I get inspiration from everything: books, pictures, movies, environment.

What is your approach to composition in your photos?

The most important thing in photography is the analogies, making a small sketch with the photos, capturing little stories. I would advise everyone to read a lot, get acquainted with the work of others and take a lot of photos.
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How important is light to you and what do you think people should look for to capture good light?

Light is key in photography. It can change many things about a composition. Using natural light adds a wonderful quality to a photo. I love capturing the warmth of sun in my images.
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What apps do you use to shoot and edit your photos? Is there a process or methodology that you apply to your post production editing?

Most often I use the VSCO app. I try to use one filter when editing a photo. It helps to preserve my works integrity and convey a unity in my work. I love pastel colors and retro styles. I don’t like taking out unnecessary colors and outlining the contours. The photo itself gives me the opportunity to be an artist and create something that will endure time. Besides VSCO I sometimes use Snapseed.
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What would be your top tips or words of wisdom for aspiring mobile photographers or artists?

It does not matter what you use for shooting, the main thing is to express what you feel and what you see. The camera is not a living organism. Writers, write. Artists, draw and photographers use their cameras to express themselves through the photographs they take. We should not be superficial. We should work more with ourselves. We should develop our vision. We should not follow the standards. Our perception is individual as well as our thoughts and feelings. This distinguishes our work from each others.44672747 300889733853907 3105100558822199529 n - The Conceptual and Documentary Style Smartphone Photography of Tinatin Jabanashvili

Do you have any incredible encounters or a story that really is part of your photographic journey that you would like to tell us?

My country is incredible, from just one place you can see very interesting people, beautiful nature, and different types of weather. When you are a photographer, you can talk to people and make a connection with them. It gives you the opportunity to be bold. Many interesting things are happening in my country, so everything gives you a little story to tell.47692858 1751258298311362 3180593136663669120 n 1024x768 - The Conceptual and Documentary Style Smartphone Photography of Tinatin Jabanashvili

Are there any photographers that have been a big influence or inspiration to you?

Diana Arbus gives me the greatest inspiration in photography. Her creativity is distinguished by extraordinary, extravagant, and fluid. She did not follow the flow and that’s why she still is in history.
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Could you choose a three of your favourite photos and tell us the story behind them?

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This first one reminds me of my first personal exhibition, which was presented on the conceptual – experimental theme – washing.

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The second photo was my first photography contest, where I took second place. It was my first win in a photography competition.

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My third photo is from my new series named “autoportrait” and this photo is also on vogues Italy page.

Connect with Tinatin Jabanashvili

Instagram | tikajabanashvili.pb.photography

Out Now: Mobiography Magazine With Jane Schultz & Clifford Pickett

Welcome to another edition of Mobiography Magazine, the leading digital magazine for smartphone photographers and your essential guide to the best tips, insights and sources of inspiration from the mobile photography world.

Inside, we talk to two talented photographers, mobile artist Jane Schultz and travel and landscape photographer Clifford Pickett. Jane is a completely self-taught, award-winning artist who talks to us about her approach to her unique style of abstract mobile art. Clifford is a professional photographer who has embraced his iPhone and now uses it to capture some truly stunning travel and landscape photographs. He also teaches others how to make the most of the camera in their pocket through his workshops.

Remaining on the subject of travel, award-winning photographer Brendan O Se takes a street photographer’s look at Tokyo based on his many trips to this vibrant city. In our beginner’s guide section, Rob Dunsford takes a closer look at the subject of focus and offers some simple ways that you can consistently achieve sharply focused images.

Nicki Fitz-Gerald presents another step-by-step tutorial in which she uses apps like iColorama, Procreate and TouchRetouch to create a summer-inspired work of art. We also look at the new buzzword “computational photography” and ask what it is and where it’s taking smartphone photography.

Don’t forget to share your photos with Mobiography via our Flickr group or on Instagram by using the hashtag #mobiography. From there, we’ll be featuring the best photos on our weekly website showcase and daily on Instagram.

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