My iPhoneography image ‘Muscari’ is a texture blended floral iPhone image and I am delighted that it has been featured by iPhoneography Central in their weekly apps uncovered showcase and Stackables in their Instagram feed.

The inspiration behind this image as I explained to Nicki at iPhoneography Central is simplicity of process and with minimal use of apps.

Textured / painterly still life is one of my favourite genres of iPhoneography and florals are probably my favourite subject in that genre. I quite like app stacking to achieve my own signature style rather than that of an app. Within the last year, a few apps such as Mextures and Stackables have been released which allow so many variations that you can use a single app and still have your own style. That is what inspired this image. It was captured in ProCamera7 and edited / textured in Stackables and that is all. I challenged myself to simplify my processes and reduce the number of apps used. I guess sometimes less is more.



iPhone photography apps used:

{ muscari on flickr }



iPhoneography Central – The feature

Really honoured that my image ‘Muscari’ has been featured by @iphoneographyC thank you Nicki!

See the feature together with other featured images at iPhoneography Central.

Welcome to this week’s Apps Uncovered where we showcase the best iPhone images submitted to our Flickr Group. We also ask the artists to reveal their techniques and backstories behind each image selected.

Lobby by Mike Bowers steals the lead spot this week with his lovely rendering of a sunlit lobby using ToonPAINT, Glaze and Superimpose. The image has a beautiful loose painterly feel and makes excellent use of the app Toon Paint. More great use of ToonPaint is demonstrated in Jane Fiala’s illustration (that started life as an iPhone photo) of a waterway in Burano. Also showcased are some stunning textural, rich landscape images including Sundown from Cyndy Johnson and “Untitled” from Erika Brothers. We feature some floral beauties including Elaine Taylor’s beautiful Vintage Rose and Skipology’s subtly playful Muscari. Ginger Lucero’s Lazy Sunday is a wonderful surreal piece with a great backstory and I love the angle and sweet colour processing of Brian Miller’s Chalk. Rad Drew treats us to a wonderfully minimal composition with classic converging tapering lines splitting the gorgeous colour tones and textures. Towards the end of our gallery, we have two beautiful monotone and evocative images; Canonbury, Old School House from Mark Walton and Cindy Buske’s, The Beginning. We finish with Mariko Klug’s beautiful dreamy “Dancing Poppies”, a beautiful way to close this weekend.

Nicki ~ iPhoneography Central


Stackables – The feature

Really honoured that my image ‘Muscari’ has been featured by #stackables on Instagram thank you!

See the feature in the Stackables feed on Instagram.

Sublime floral edit this beautiful Sunday morning by #stackablesapp user and curator of iphoneography blog, Skip @phoneograph. Skip is renowned for his work with flowers and his pieces have been featured and celebrated in many venues. Like with this one, the subtle use of textures works best with the delicate nature these subjects. Stackables’ Pale Frame and Grunge Frame appear to be the only textures employed here and yet they bring out the true essence of the piece and add a lot of charm and character. Very well done! Remember, tag your photos #stackablesapp for a chance to be featured.



UPDATE: Stackables app has been retired since this image was created.

There are a number of possible alternative apps. My recommendation is Mextures. Mextures and Stackables are similar in both appearance and workflow. Specifically, just like Stackables, Mextures comes supplied with multiple textures, effects and filters which can be applied in a limitless combination. The formula can then be saved for repeated application to any number of iPhone images.

View my Mextures workflows.

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1 Comment

  1. m. arsinoe says:

    beautiful enveloping pictures. strong & striking simplicity !

    can someone please explain
    how to not lose resoltion ?
    thank you

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