HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- olloclip and PicsArt, makers of creativity tools for the mobile photographer, today announced they are hosting the first worldwide mobile photography walk. Walks will be held on May 1st starting in Tokyo and ending in San Francisco -- each to celebrate National Photography Month and to demonstrate the vast potential of the mobile device to capture, edit and share beautiful photography.
Equipped with olloclip's macro, ultra-wide and fisheye lenses, groups of mobile photogs will walk each city to capture images and edit and share with the world using PicsArt. The first 24 people to register in-person at each walk will get a free iPhone-compatible olloclip Lens and matching ollo Case (worth ~$100 USD).
"At olloclip, we built a brand and culture around the idea of respecting mobility while inspiring creative expression. But to do this correctly, you must value the creative process from start to finish. Which is why we are excited to announce a partnership with PicsArt – the editing app that boasts 250+ million installs and a global community made up of more than 65 million monthly active users," said Patrick O'Neill, founder of olloclip. "Together, we will take the global mobile photography community by storm by hosting the first worldwide mobile photo walk and contests."
When used together, olloclip and PicsArt together offer creativity tools that standard mobile phones can't match. Combining olloclip's varied lens options and PicsArt's editing capabilities and global community results in a better photo experience for consumers.
"Taking and editing photos is always more fun when you can do it with other people," said Hovhannes Avoyan, founder and CEO of PicsArt. "And that's why PicsArt has all the photo editing tools you could ever wish for, but also a passionate and growing community of mobile creatives who you can collaborate, share and learn with. olloclip only adds to the ability for everyone to be creative."
In addition to the photo walks and starting Monday, May 2nd PicsArt is organizing three in-app contests: Macro Monday, Wide Angle Wednesday and Fisheye Friday. Challenging the PicsArt community and the world to submit their most creative macro, wide angle and fisheye photos. The winners of each contest will receive a mobile photography prize pack including each of olloclip's flagship products (worth ~$365 USD).
For more information about each walk, high-level schedule details are below. Questions about the walks can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: May 1st, 2016.
Time: 2:00 PM local-times
Cities: Tokyo, Shanghai, Berlin, Mexico City, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Locations: For detailed meeting locations please see https://picsart.com/blog
The olloclip® brand is synonymous with creativity in one's pocket. With olloclip products, amateur and professional photographers alike can capture and share life experiences, more easily, spontaneously and artistically than ever before. For more information, visit olloclip.com.
PicsArt combines a powerful set of photo editing, collage, and drawing tools with a vibrant artistic community that, together, help you express your creative identity with the world. It's a new kind of mobile creativity experience that combines thousands of image editing tools with a global community where you can exchange your creations and collaborate with others. The company's headquarters is in San Francisco, California and it has 200 employees. For more, please visit www.picsart.com or download the app from the App Store, Google Play or the Windows Store.