Selected by Nicki Fitz-Gerald
Welcome to this week’s Apps Uncovered; the longest running showcase of iPhone photography and art in the world. This week Angie Lambert’s beautifully alluring image Bedtime Stories steals the top spot. Angie stills dreamy and playful moments to a single frame; moments that arrived in a flicker and a flutter, caught for ever with her keen eye for a poetical shot. Her recent work explores everyday moments, moods and life’s stories through self portraiture. I urge you to view her wonderful Flickr gallery by clicking here.
Rounding out the rest of this week’s gallery are the following iPhone artists and photographers: Susan Blase, Kristie Benoit, remash~, jc vittoria, Randy Samuels, Eliza Badoiu, p.a. hamel, francesco x and Tessfra.
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Apps used: Lumie, Mextures and PicsArt
Backstory: This was taken in the summer on way back to my place at the beach. The storm was so bad I got stuck in traffic and had nothing to do but stare out the window. I loved the way all the lights were reflecting on the pools of water on the roadway. I quite liked the shot as it was, but not one to just leave a photo alone I loaded it into Lumie. I much prefer the older version of this app but the filter I used was more forgiving than some that are now locked. When I was happy with the bokeh I just wanted to add some extra grain in Mextures. I added a couple finishing light leaks in PicsArt and felt was enough. The finished product puts me right in that moment even though was way back in summertime.
Apps used: Slow Shutter Cam, Snapseed, and iColorama.
Backstory: I had my phone on a tripod, and used SlowShutter app, to capture the motion. Once I got a shot I liked, where everything appeared as I wanted, I edited the image to black and white in Snapseed and then used iColorama to add more blur and give it a painterly look as well.
I love to try and capture moments like this, as it’s a challenge to me, to get the feel you want.
Apps used: Shot with and Iphone 6s using Snapseed (to rectify), Tintype (overall effect) and TiltShiftGen (to locate lense blur).
Backstory: As a longtime admirer of Cesar Pelli I hoped to capture a seemingly simple architectural image that at second glance represented the depth and complexity of his work.
Joe Rosenfeld Center (JRC) | Cesar Pelli Architect – Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa.
Apps used: I was exploring the Metropolitan Museum of Art and enjoying the light in the galleries. I started taking images using the bluristic app and isolating people, this time a museum employee. I used the Bluristic App on my Iphone 6S and processed in VSCO and Photoshop Express on the ipad.
Apps used: Procamera-enlight-RNIfilters-instant
Backstory: simple road signs photographed crossing a street
Apps used: Mextures for the structure of the layer, Snapseed for finishing the color tones and Pixelmator for playing around with the brushes that created the effect of transparency between the two characters of the frame.
Backstory: There was a painting on a bar while visiting Budapest, I loved the atmosphere it rendered, asked my husband to shot it as if I were the woman painted on the wall but in a different dimension. After that, I edited the shot in terms of rendering the right mood, by better defying the connection between places and people in time. there is no face shown and everything kind of is wiped away just like the memory of that moment is locked inside the frame of my mind .
Impair et pass by p.a. hamel
Apps used: Photo taken with SlowShutter on the IPhone SE and edited with iColorama app.
Apps used: Slowshutter cam to shoot. I used for the post processing Retouch to clean and Snapseed to crop the image.
Back story: I climb frequently on the Dune du Pyla. This is a fantastic place on the bassin d’Arcachon in South west France. This day I was alone with a friend of mine. A pure moment of hapiness and beauty. I took a lot of photos. This one represents the spirit of the Dune, a large view on the ocean and the bass-in