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Delighted to have received 3 Honourable mentions at the Mobile Photography Awards 2016

3rd place Photo Essay 2015 Mobile Photography Awards.

“In Irish mythology, Ériu was the goddess of ancient Ireland. I love shooting landscape in Ireland. The nuanced light combined with the etheric body of an ancient land almost guarantees interesting results. My series of images of this mysterious land are an attempt to capture the special ‘atmosphere’ of the topology rather than classic picture postcard photography. Hopefully I succeeded. All images shot with the LGG4 and edited exclusively with the Snapseed photo app.” – Sean Hayes.

Link to winners page: http://mobilephotoawards.com/mpa-photo-essay-winners/

3 Honorable Mentions in this year’s Mobile Photography Awards.

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3 Honorable Mentions at the 5th Annual MPA © Sean Hayes

What a nice weekend. thx you @reservoir_dan and @mobilephotoawards and the ‪#‎mobilephotography‬ community for reminding me why I love doing what I do. 3 Honourable mentions in the Black and White, Portraits and Photo Journalism categories. Congrats to all the winners and runner-ups.

Link: http://mobilephotoawards.com/2015-mpa-results/

5th Annual Mobile Photography Awards – Black and White Results.

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Delighted to be among the honourable mentions in the black & white category of this year’s annual Mobile Photography Awards. Some great work here. What I like about B&W photography is that it strips back an image to its essentials. Texture, tonal contrast, shape, form and lighting are the building blocks of a photograph. Get all these attributes singing along in harmony and you could possibly end up with a great photo. B&W is the acid test of a photographer to create picture perfect images. Congrats to the winner, David Ingraham, and fellow runner-ups, who pass the test perfectly. A big shout-out to MPA founder (and talented mobile photographer in his own right), Daniel Berman, for his commitment and energy to make the MPA the success it has rightfully become since its inception in 2011. Mobile photography, and the very active talented community that make it so vibrant, is still in its infancy. Baby steps are turning into giant strides. Congrats to all involved.

Link to winning work: http://mobilephotoawards.com/black-white-winner-honorable-mentions-mpa-2015/

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Helter Skelter © Sean Hayes

Mobile Photography Awards

Nice post from fellow Irish mobile photographer, Brendan Ó Sé, on the nature of creative competition, and on how it can inspire artists to excel at what they do.

Photographic Punctuation

Last Wednesday, the results from the Mobile Photography Awards (MPAs) were announced. This was my second time entering the competition. Last year, I did not place. This year, I got two honourable mentions for the photographs below. This is a competition I really like. It is exceptionally well-organised and there is so much quality in the winning images and those which received honourable mentions. Mobile photography is innovative and has real momentum. There is a thriving mobile photography community and some extraordinary people driving it forward with passion. Daniel K. Berman, the founder of the Mobile Photography Awards, is one of these people. The MPAs, I believe are helping photographers to emerge and to gain recognition. And also, the competition is inspiring photographers to learn, to experiment, to innovate and to have fun.

Photography is a hobby for me. I remember reading something from Eric Kim (I tried to…

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2nd prize for my image “The Butcher of Bruxelles”. 2013 Mobile Photography Awards People Category Winners | The Mobile Photography Awards.

Absolutely delighted to have received a 2nd place for my image “The Butcher of Bruxelles” in the ‘People’ section of the 2013 Mobile Photography Awards. Congrats to all the winners and honorable mentions in all categories. Gratifying to see the quality of the work of fellow mobile photographers continue to excel year after year. Please check out the other categories and prepared to be amazed at the sheer artistry of the work awarded. Mobile photography truly comes of age. Congratulations to Dan Berman and his MPA team for organisng and ajudicating a sophisticated and quality photographic competition of global proportions. No mean feat.

Link to competition winners: 2013 Mobile Photography Awards People Category Winners | The Mobile Photography Awards.

Daniel Berman and the 2013 Mobile Photo Awards