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Mpls Photo Center, The Art of iPhone Slideshow Exhibit

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The Art of iPhone Slideshow Exhibit from the roof of the Soapbox Factory, 2011. Photos: Layne Kennedy.

The Art of iPhone Slideshow Exhibit

Hiding within your iPhone is one of the most inspiring, capable, and just plain fun imaging systems in photography. More than a snapshot device, the iPhone is a powerful creative tool, right in the palm of our hand. Imagine—a camera, darkroom, and visual research laboratory, all in our pocket! Liberated from rushing home to our computers, we can capture and process our images anywhere.

This year’s Northern Spark festival provides an opportunity to exhibit your creativity and the stunning output possible from your iPhone by projecting your own photographs on the Pillsbury Silos along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. This event is presented by Mpls Photo Center with support from its member volunteers.

To be included in the Mpls Photo Center digitally projected slideshow exhibit during Northern Spark 2012, email your iPhoto images at their largest size to by midnight, May 15. The projections will occur from dusk until 2 am on June 9–10.


Suggested iPhone apps for final editing of your images:

Hipstamatic: The Hipstamatic brings back the look, feel, unpredictable beauty, and fun of plastic toy cameras.

Camera Bag: Camera Bag pairs a full suite of photographic tools with high-quality filters and vintage simulations.

Tiltshift: Create a nice bokeh effect in night-scene photos with the lens blur filter. You can even choose a shaped aperture (hexagon, heart, dollar sign, etc.).

ColorSplash: ColorSplash quickly and easily gives photos a dramatic look by converting them to black and white while keeping chosen details in color.