Mobile Photography Awards 2020 Cellphone Shots

“On Inle Lake” by Dan Liu on Apple iPhone11 ProMax. Winner of the Silhouettes category. Dan Liu is also the 2020 Grand Prize Winner and the MPA Photographer of the Year 2020. (Photo: Dan Liu/Mobile Photography Awards)

Great photographs are at our fingertips with the ever-improving camera phones in our pockets. However, no matter the megapixels, it still takes patience and technical skill to create amazing pictures with a smartphone. The 10th annual Mobile Photography Awards (MPA) has announced the winning images across a range of categories in addition to the prestigious titles of Grand Prize Winner and the MPA Photographer of the Year 2020.

Phone photography has become one of the most accessible digital art forms, as an increasing number of people are able to take high-resolution images with ease. For the 2020 awards, the jury selected 20 thematic category winners from 5,700 submitted photos hailing from more

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Karen D. Beckwith, "Remains of the Past."

  • Karen D. Beckwith, “Remains of the Past.”

HEDGE Gallery, located in 78th Street Studios, is expanding its annual printmaking spotlight to include photography with a two-woman exhibition entitled “Evidence of Existence” featuring Karen D. Beckwith and Amber Ford.

There will be a preview reception Wednesday, March 17, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The exhibit opens Friday, March 19, from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.




This exhibition examines the human footprint and Beckwith draws from her travels to her hometown of Corry, Pennsylvania while reflecting on recent journeys to Arizona and Taiwan. She encapsulates the human imprint on our world by capturing microcosmic moments like faded signs, graffiti, remnants of furniture or manmade materials and even mailboxes, carving out a storyline of who and what came before. Mailboxes became a theme in this series and she feels

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SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Suffolk Art Gallery announced that the Annual Juried Photography Exhibit is returning for the 37th year.

The virtual Awards Announcement for the exhibit will be Saturday, March 6, at 5 p.m. to celebrate the photographers on display, and congratulate the winning artists. The exhibit will be on display and open to the public from March 6 through April 16.

The awards show will be posted on the Suffolk Parks & Recreation Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram pages, and will be available to view on the Suffolk Art Gallery’s page on the City of Suffolk’s website.

The exhibit is the largest and longest-running juried exhibition of photographic works in Hampton Roads, officials said in a statement released Wednesday.

This year’s exhibit was juried by North Carolina based instructor and award-winning photographer, Carl Galie. Fifty-three artists submitted 199 works for consideration.

The Suffolk Art Gallery is open Tuesdays

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BEDFORD, MA — Coronavirus restrictions may have kept Bedford students out of the classroom for the better part of the year, but it didn’t stop them from creating. Bedford Public Schools students continued to make impressive artwork and the district is determined to showcase their work, despite physical barriers.

In the spirit of creativity and innovation, the district made this year’s annual art gallery a virtual tour. Artwork from students from Davis Elementary all the way up to Bedford High School is all on one website.

This is the Bedford Public Schools K-12 Art Show’s 25th anniversary.

“Creating art may never be more important than it is right now,” wrote Sean Hagan the district visial arts director, “Art allows an outlet for creativity and imagination, stress and anxiety relief and provides a means to connect with others.”

The gallery is set up so that the viewer can click through different

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