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iPhone Photography Awards 2017

Now celebrating it’s 10th Anniversary the iPhone Photography Award winners have just been announced, and they feature some truly stunning images that could well prove that the best camera to have around just might be one you carry in your pocket every day.

With over 1 billion active iPhones users currently in the world it is safe to say that this is an award waiting to be won by anyone. All it needs is for someone to be in the right place at the right time, and with a bit of imagination and creativity and award winning picture can be taken.

The only rules are as follows:

‘All images must be taken with an iPhone, iPod or an iPad. The photos should not be altered in any desktop image processing program such as Photoshop. It is Ok to use any iOS apps.
The use of any iPhone/iPad App is permissible. iPhone add-on lenses can be used.
The submissions must be in the original size or not smaller than 1000 pixels in either height or width.’

There are 19 categories that pictures can be entered into, which are the following…
Abstract, Animals, Architecture, Children, Floral, Landscape, Lifestyle, Nature, News and Events, Panorama, People, Portrait, Series (comprising of 3 images), Still Life, Sunset, Travel, Trees, Other, and a new category this year called The America I Know.

Entries were received from over 140 countries, with this year’s overall winner (which can be seen below), being Sebastian Tomada of New York for his hard-hitting ‘Children of Qayyarach’ photograph.

Also see below for other category winners, but for the full list of winners please see the official website here.

And whilst you’re at the website it must also be noted that they are now taking submissions for the 2018 awards, so there really is no reason why someone reading this right now couldn't be sitting with the next winning entry in their pocket!