The winners of the 14th annual iPhone Photography Awards were announced today following submissions from thousands of photographers from all over the world.
“Transylvanian Shepherds” photo shot by Istvan Kerekes
The recipient of the “Photographer of the Year Award” went to photojournalist Istvan Kerekes from Hungary for his photo “Transylvanian Shepherds.” In the photo, shot on an iPhone 7, two rugged shepherds are traversing a snowy industrial area in the Romanian city of Târgu Mureș, each while carrying a lamb.
Other top winners included Sharan Shetty from India for his photo “Bonding,” where a man and his horse commune in an empty landscape, and Dan Liu from China for his “A Walk on Mars” photo of an astronaut traversing a desolate Martian-esque landscape. “Bonding” was shot with an iPhone X and “A Walk on Mars” was shot with an iPhone 11 Pro Max.
“Bonding” (top) and “A Walk on Mars” (bottom) shot by Sharan Shetty and Dan Liu respectively
Top-three winners in an additional 17 categories were awarded to photographers from almost every corner of the world, including Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, China, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Israel, the Netherlands, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
We’ve highlighted a few of the winning photos here and the full gallery can be viewed on the iPhone Photography Awards website.