The Jury for SmartFotoFest

<center>Elaine Taylor</center>

Elaine Taylor

Elaine Taylor is a mum of two and a passionate iPhone photography enthusiast, living in Yorkshire UK. She shoots and edits solely with an iPhone and says mobile photography has given her a way to bring creativity into her every day life.

Elaine is an active member of the wider mobile photography community, which has led to her being a moderator of multiple Instagram groups, a beta tester for a range of popular mobile photography apps and delivering smartphone photography workshops. Her work has been included in exhibitions and featured in printed publications such as Shooter Magazine and Black+White Photography magazine. She has received a number of awards/mentions in international mobile photography competitions.

<center>Andy Butler</center>

Andy Butler

Andy Butler is a UK iPhone photographer, member of the social photography collective, Grryo.com, founder of the website, Mobiography.net and editor of the supporting Mobiography Magazine, a long running digital publication dedicated to the subject of mobile photography.

He is a passionate advocate of mobile photography and uses both the website and magazine as platforms to explore the world of mobile photography, showcasing the talents of the many individuals within this movement. Earlier in 2015 he spoke on the subject of mobile photography and digital publishing at Mojocon, the first international Mobile Journalism Conference in Dublin.

<center>Daniel Berman</center>

Daniel Berman

Daniel Berman is a filmmaker, TV producer/director & fine art photographer based near Toronto, Canada. Since 1995, Berman has produced/directed more than 300 hours of award winning documentary and music television programming seen in dozens of countries around the world.

He is also the founder of the Mobile Photography Awards, the world’s largest competition and touring exhibit for mobile phone photography & art. He has been intimately involved in the rise of smartphone photography from it’s conception & has produced nearly 30 gallery exhibits from New York, Los Angeles & San Francisco to Milan, Cyprus, & Toronto. He has given multiple lectures on the subject of smartphone creativity at venues ranging from the San Francisco Fine Art Fair to Ireland’s groundbreaking 2015 RTE conference on the rise of mobile journalism.

<center>Nicki Fitz-Gerald</center>

Nicki Fitz-Gerald

Nicki Fitz-Gerald is an photographer, videographer, artist and author. Nicki is the founder of the website iPhoneographyCentral.com,(iPC). She also speaks and writes on the subject of creative smartphone photography and video, hosting workshops around the world which, last year included Ireland, Los Angeles and London.

Nicki loves to push the boundaries of what can be achieved artistically on the iPhone and shares her creative approach and techniques via online iPhone & iPad art courses. Her art has featured in several magazines and she writes regularly for the popular smartphone photography magazine Mobiography.

Her iPhone images have won several Photography Awards and featured on book covers including the image “Flamin’ Amy” featured on the front cover of the book she co-authored with Bob Weil The Art of iPhone Photography: Creating Great Photos and Art on Your iPhone (Rocky Nook Books, 2013).