April 2012


MPA 2011 Grand Prize Winner: Indifference By Stefano Pesarelli

Winners of the Mobile Photography Awards. This exhibit will feature 60 printed images: 27 winners plus 15 images from the judges and 18 more chosen by founder Daniel Berman, as well as four slide shows that will highlight even more work. Winners from the Mobile Video Awards will be shown as well.   


VIrtual Walkthrough:

A Pocket full of Vision:

April 7th - 28th, 2012

Opening Reception: April 7th, 2012. 6pm to 10pm

Special live performance by artist Tiffany Trenda.


Press Release

"Thanks to the advancements in lenses and image sensors for mobile phones, and the ecosystem of developers who have created photo processing applications, the creativity of mobile photography knows no bounds.  With this competition and open gallery call we now give mobile photographers and artists the chance to take that creativity even further and show the art world and public just how inspiring these images can be. We're excited to share the unique opportunity and exposure that this contest will give to the participants."
 -Daniel Berman, founder of the Mobile Photo Awards  


Helen Breznik - Carmella


The awards are partnered with Fotomoto, CanvasPop, and 500px.com as well as 10 of the most popular iPhone photo applications including Filterstorm, FX PhotoStudio, CrossProcess, ShakeItPhoto, ScratchCam, and Juxtaposer.

Entries were judged based on originality, creativity, and adherence to the contest theme. The jury was comprised of 15 of today's most celebrated mobile photographers and includes such widely published and award winning mobile photographers as Aik Beng Chia, Alan Kastner, Robert-Paul Jansen, and Carlein van der Beek.

For a complete list of the jury please visit mobilephotoawards.com


Emily Rose - Conflict


The categories for the competition include such traditional photographic genres as Landscapes, Self-Portraits, and Street Photography as well as uniquely modern areas such as Digital Art and software enhanced Abstractions. Countries represented by the winning artists include the United States, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom, Malawi, Japan, Hungary, Singapore and Australia, among others.

The Mobile Photo Awards were founded to promote the global phenomenon of mobile, or cell-phone, photography and art and are designed to celebrate the creatives working in the medium. With world-class exhibits, competitions and open gallery calls, the MPA is the world's largest event of it's kind.


Clint Cline - I See You See Me


In association with Month of Photography LA


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