6×6 International iPhone Art Book

The keen photographers in the 6×6 International Facebook Group (dedicated to images taken with Jaggr’s 6×6 for iPhone app) have, under the aegis of group leader Phil Bishop, launched a Blurb Book of selected images they’ve taken. And there are some seriously good photographs there! Blurb Books are available as downloads that are compatible with […]

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Flickr Fun

At Jag.gr we love that there’s a Flickr group devoted to 6×6 and 6×7 iPhone app photography. It’s not the biggest group, but many of the members are prolific and talented. A number of them have a real eye for pattern. Have a look at some of the more abstract images here: beautiful birds on wires […]

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Winning Phoneography

The new Mobile Photography Awards (MPAs) has just announced the winners of its first annual competition. Phoneography is fast becoming accepted as a legitimate form of photography and a valid art-form and MPAs immediate goal is to showcase the photographers, the developers and the work produced.   While filters and effects can – in the […]

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Crooks!

The Justice & Police Museum in Sydney, Australia has archived (and on display) the “rogues galleries”, 6×4-inch glass plate negatives produced in the New South Wales prisons and police stations between 1912 and 1930.  These “special photographs” (as they are described in the police documents of the period) were taken in the various inner-city police stations […]

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AIDS, Art and Africa

To mark World Aids Day (1 December), a Pasadena gallery is hosting a photography exhibition put together by Art Aids Art.    The exhibition, South Africa: A Nation in Transformation, shows works by photographer Jürgen Schadeberg who has photographed the most significant faces and places in the last 60 years of South African history. You don’t […]

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Light and Night

Paris of the 1930s was a busy place. It drew top end musicians, performers and dancers; was documented by notable writers, painters and poets; and provided the scenes for some iconic photographs. One of the notable photographers working this beat was Brassaï (born Gyula Halász in 1899). A trained painter and sculptor, he moved to […]

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A World Of Images

If you’re interested in vintage photography and cameras then the odds are good that you know about the US Government’s Library of Congress catalogue. If you don’t this is for you.  The LoC catalogue documents American – and international – history. It’s made up of extensive collections (some privately-owned) which include maps, manuscripts, newspapers, film […]

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