Believe it or not, all these stunning photographs were taken using a smartphone. Metro presents the best images from this year’s iPhone Photography Awards, a global contest for pictures taken only with iPhones.
This year’s winning entries were submitted by 54 photographers from 17 countries.
1. Photographer of the Year
Patagonian glacier is the winner
Julio Lucas Bradenton, FL United States1st Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year at the 2014 iPhone Photography Awards.Photo credit: Julio Lucas/IPPA
"We had to walk about six hours on ice in full trekking gear,” says photographer Julio Lucas from Florida.
Striking black-and-white photo brought to light
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards. JOSE LUIS BARCIA FERNANDEZMadrid, Spain2nd Place - 2014 Photographer of the YearPhoto credit: Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez/IPPA
Madrid-based digital artist Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez plays with light and darkness in his Instagram shots of people.
Dalmatian dog plays disappearing act in photograph
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards. JILL MISSNERRidgefield, CT United States3rd Place - 2014 Photographer of the YearPhoto credit: Jill Missner/IPPA
Top dog photog is Jill Missner from Connecticut.
Smiling fox photo wins the animals category
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards. Michael O'Neal.San Francisco, California.1st Place – Animals category.Photo credit: Michael O'Neal/IPPA
His website says adventurous San Francisco-based art director and photographer Michael O’Neal “is still trying to figure out what ‘No Trespassing’ really means.”
Winning snap in architecture
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards.Yilang Peng.Madison, WI United States.1st Place – Architecture category.Photo credit: Yilang Peng/IPPA
Journalist Yilang Peng from Wisconsin tops the architecture category with this lofty photograph.
Striking shot in nature
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards.Felicia Pandola.Providence, RI United States.1st Place – Nature category.Photo credit: Felicia Pandola/IPPA
Felicia Pandola, from Rhode Island takes the nature category by storm.
Snowy scape wins travel
The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards.Adrienne Pitts.London, United Kingdom.1st Place – Travel category.Photo credit: Adrienne Pitts/IPPA
Adrienne Pitts from London wins the travel category with a cottage in the snowy landscape.