Phones are now smart enough to serve as both high-end communication and recording devices. This makes it easier than ever to capture awesome photographs no matter where you are. The 2014 iPhone Photography Awards is an annual celebration of some of the finest photographs taken around the world via iPhones. This year, 54 photographers participated from 17 countries including the Unites States, Canada, Mexico, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Russia, and Romania. The winning photographs, seen below, include a few awe-inspiring landscape shots and some elegant black and white images, too.
1st Place / 2014 Photographer of the Year. Julio Lucas. Bradenton, FL United States.
2nd Place / 2014 Photographer of the Year – Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez. Madrid, Spain.
3rd Place / 2014 Photographer of the Year – Jill Missner. Ridgefield, CT United States.
1st Place / Animals – Michael O’Neal. San Francisco, CA United States.
3rd Place / Architecture – Coco Liu. Illinois, United States.
1st Place / Nature – Felicia Pandola. Providence, RI.
2nd Place / News & Events – Juana Chaves. Madrid, Spain.
1st Place / Others – Terry Vital. Windham, NH.
3rd Place / People – Hector Navarro. Zapopan, Jalisco Mexico.
1st Place / Seasons – Coco Liu. Illinois, United States.
1st Place / Sunset – Little Su. New Taipei City, Taiwan.
What’s your favorite iPhone photo so far in 2014?