Art & Design

iPhoneography: Walt Disney Concert Hall | Los Angeles, CA

October 21, 2012 Art & Design

Walt Disney Concert Hall | Los Angeles, CA App: Camera+ and Super Retro

iPhoneography: Levitated Mass

October 21, 2012 Art & Design, iPhoneography

Levitated Mass, LACMA | Los Angeles, CA App: Super Retro

iPhoneography: Michigan Theater

April 15, 2012 Art & Design, iPhoneography

Banff Mountain Film Festival Word Tour | Michigan Theater

The Writing’s On The Wall

April 14, 2012 Art & Design, Travel

Some call it graffiti, others call it art. Words and thoughts expressed on the walls of Beirut. Captured via an iPhone.

Deer in the Arb

October 27, 2011 Art & Design, iPhoneography

We stumbled upon a few fawns while hiking through the Arb earlier today. They were remarkably tolerant of our presence, allowing us to get within about 20 feet. Here are a couple of iPhone photographs (app: Instagram).

2011 DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts

This weekend, the Arab American National Museum is hosting its fourth installation of DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts. We’re excited to be taking this biennial arts convening out of Michigan for the first time. This year we’re partnering with Alwan for the Arts, the Middle East and Middle East American Center (MEMEAC) at the City University of New York, and FEN Magazine to host the event in New York City. Similar to years past, there is a great rosterRead More

i.Phoneography International Photography Exhibition

July 20, 2010 Art & Design

It’s time for another iPhoneography exhibition! This one is called i.Phoneography and it’s Italy’s first juried exhibition of iPhone photography. Here are the details on the i.Phoneography International Photography Exhibition: Do you still believe that the camera makes the photographer? i.Phoneography believes in the creative power of the gaze, in a new way to describe contemporaneity. Organized by Arteaparte, iPhoneography is the first Italian contest of photographs taken and edited with an iPhone. This is a language for images thatRead More

The EYE’EM Award

April 15, 2010 Art & Design

It appears there are more and more exhibits and competitions for mobile phone photography. I’m glad to see the medium grow. Recently, I submitted five images to the EYE’EM Award, “an international competition dedicated to the rise of mobile photography as a new artform.” Here are the four most important rules for the competition (see the complete rules & requirements): Images must be taken with a mobile phone camera Participants may enter up to five pictures free of charge BothRead More

Featured on iPhoneography.com

March 24, 2010 Art & Design

A portfolio of my iPhone photography work is currently on display over at the iPhoneography blog. Most of the images in this portfolio are from my 2010 iPic of the Day collection. Stop by and take a look. This is a great blog for those interested in iPhone photography. Devon Akmon

The Implosion of J.L. Hudson’s Flagship Store in Detroit

February 22, 2010 Art & Design

At 5:47 PM on October 24, 1998, the iconic J.L. Hudson’s flagship department store in downtown Detroit was imploded. As I recall, there was much controversy surrounding former Mayor Dennis Archer’s decision to bring down this _______ (eyesore; historically significant structure; reminder of better days in a tired city; etc.). Sadly, to this day, nothing has been built upon this massive footprint in the city. Almost twelve years have passed and I can’t help but wonder what could have happenedRead More