iPhoneography: Faved On Flickr 11.27.11
Once again, I present Life In LoFi’s regular Sunday showcase, Faved On Flickr. Hopefully, this week’s Faved showcase will get me back on track for a while. iPhoneographers continue to share their great mobile photography in the Life In LoFi group on Flickr. Again, I’ve gone back several weeks for this week’s showcase from the thousands images shared.
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For this showcase, I’m going back to the many excellent portraits that I’d mentioned on Thursday’s showcase post. To me, a good portrait is more than just a studio session for a living room headshot. A good portrait can happen anywhere, whether staged or captured. A good portrait captures the essence of the subject in that instant. An excellent portrait tells a much bigger story. This week, I ‘m featuring several excellent portraits.
This week’s lead image is not a portrait, however. I couldn’t overlook Clint Cline’s series of abstracts created on the iPhone. More than photography, illustrating and compositing these images on an iDevice is detailed work. While known for his iPhone photography, Clint has created several brilliant abstracts in this series. I’m featuring three of them here.
A few other highlights…. Dixon Hamby has been one of my favorite iPhoneographers since the early days. His photograph captured in a Panama casino is not only striking visually but in the capture tells a very compelling story. mutablend’s “I’ll Leave When the Wind Blows” is stark and minimal, yet again, there’s so much surrounding the before and after of this photo. “Voyeur” by Susan Blase is an excellent and surreal “tube.”
There are several excellent portraits, mostly candids, by Greg Schmigel, Robin Pope, Casper van Nierop, Amo iPhoneography and others. I love the perfect framing of Barbara Coughlin’s “Goat.” There are couple of warm and surreal images from Jaime Ferreyros and Kerryn Benbow. And this week’s showcase finishes with two more Occupy photos — Shel Serkin’s powerful and timely “Feed Santa” and Red Kiwi’s “Guido” — the Guy Fawkes mask which has become a face of the movement here.
Links go back to the iPhonegrapher’s Flickr photostream. I encourage you to follow links and get to know iPhoneographers whose work catches your eye.
For your chance to be seen in this feature, all you have to do is be a member of the Flickr group, post, and keep adding great images. Here’s the link to Life In LoFi on Flickr. Then, check back here on Sundays. We’ll have more.
I hope you enjoy today’s showcase. I hope to have more next Sunday. As always, many thanks to the iPhoneographers who post and share their photography.