Nettie trained as a theatrical designer and followed that profession for over 20 years before pursuing a creative career that combined socially engaged, lens based work and genealogical research. Since 2009, she has shot exclusively with iPhones. One of the first artists to explore the creative possibilities of multi apping and collaging with a mobile device, her work has won numerous awards including: Mobile Photographer of the Year 2013 ax3 American Aperture Awards (also winner ax3 2013 Landscape, Seascape & Nature, Video & Moving Image) Winner, Fine Art category, 4th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards; finalist with honorable mention: World Wide Gala Photo Awards Landscape, Street Photography and Cell Phone competitions; 2nd Prize iPhoneArts Bursary Award 2012;  runner up: 2013 Lumen Prize for Digital Art. Nettie’s work has been published and exhibited extensively including The LA Mobile Arts Festival; Mobile Photo Paris; Gallery 27, Cork Street, London; Royal West Academy, Bristol, She is the first Mobile Photographer to have work exhibited at the England’s historic Fox Talbot Museum, Lacock Abbey, Wiltshire. Publications include: British Journal Of Photography, Black and White Photography (UK);  Focus (Holland); Photographos (Greece)  and The New York Times Lens Blog. Nettie lives in the UK and works in the UK and Paris.

The image shown here is part of Nettie’s Versailles series which secured her honor as the 2013 AX3 American Aperture Awards, Mobile Photographer of the Year.