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[December 13, 2012] Announces the first Photo-Sharing and eBook Publishing Contest; a New Arts-Oriented Photo Sharing and eBook Publishing Site to Share Royalties

Venice, CA, Dec 13, 2012 ( via COMTEX) -- aims to corral the world- wide collective of smart phone users into a cohesive force that will become the progenitors of a revolutionary type of book arts. In its efforts to help support the new genre of contemporary photographers, is inviting "Phonagraphers" to take part in its monthly eBook Publishing Contest. The first contest begins Dec. 15th and runs through Jan. 31st .

Theme based submissions will be uploaded into categories: Landscapes, People, Architecture etc. and woven into a new genre of interactive contemporary photographic eBooks to be sold via, iTunes etc. The diversity of humanity aligned as Phonagraphers will capture photos from their particular walk of life and up load them by theme to the image bank. Members are invited to upload images from their smart phones to anyone of the four theme-based categories via their personal profile. Themes will be changed on a monthly basis keeping the eBook publishing contests fresh and dynamic. Images will be voted on by members "Likes", the best 40 phonagraphs per theme will be compiled into eBooks and Coffee table art books for sale through and the iTunes Store. Winning Phonagraphers will share approximately half of the royalties from eBook sold. A percentage will be deposited into Phonagraphy's artist support fund.

Aside from the focus on artistic endeavors, will focus on universal themes such as the plight of the homeless, ecological issues concerning global warming, deforestation, social unrest, etc. Members act as a collective, connecting with a common purpose to affect positive change on the planet. Their shared ideology becomes contagious thanks to the power of the Internet. Phonagraphy leverages this power, affording members the ability to stream images and ideology instantaneously over the net. is designed to enable members to Set up a personal profile where they can showcase their work Network by participating in Groups, Projects, Event sharing Learn from pertinent tutorials and blogs.

For more information on the eBooks Publishing contests, contact David Hoptman at 805-403-2993. To learn more about the ways in which is poised to support artists and the arts, visit them online at PHONAGRAPHY IS THE NEW GENRE OF CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY! Read the full story at

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