2014 iPhone Photography Awards Winners Announced: See The Winning Pictures

By @lukeydukey l.villapaz@ibtimes.com on

The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) announced the winners of its seventh annual contest for Photographers of the Year and 17 category competitions this week.

Winning entries in this year’s competition were submitted by 54 iPhone photographers from 17 countries, including Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Romania, Russia, South Africa, Spain Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

In addition to competing for Photographer of the Year award, entrants to the contest also competed in 17 categories, including animals, architecture, children, flowers, food, landscape, lifestyle, nature, news/events, others, people, seasons, still life, sunset, travel and trees.

According to the iPhone Photography Awards, winners of the Photographers of the Year competition will receive a 16GB Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPad Air. Winners of the individual category competition will be awarded a gold bar from a private gold mint.

The iPhone Photography Awards started in 2007, making it the first and longest-running iPhone photography competition.

Take a closer look at some of the winning iPhone Photography Awards photos below.

Visit www.ippawards.com for more photos from this year's competition and past contests.

1 - Julio Lucas POTY 2014 IPPA
Julio Lucas, Bradenton, Florida First Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Julio Lucas
02-JOSE-LUIS-BARCIA-FERNANDEZ-2ndPOTY IPPA
Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez, Madrid, Spain 2nd Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez
03-JILL-MISSNER-3rdPOTY IPPA
Jill Missner, Ridgefield, Connecticut 3rd Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Jill Missner
04-MICHAEL-O'NEAL-1stAnimals IPPA
Michael O'Neal, San Francisco, California First Place - Animals © Michael O'Neal
07-YILANG-PENG-1stArchitecture IPPA
Yilang Peng, Madison, Wisconsin First Place - Architecture © Yilang Peng
10-DANNY-VAN-VUUREN-1stChildren IPPA 2014
Danny Van Vuuren, Northriding, South Africa First Place - Children © Danny van Vuuren
13-JENNY-ANDERSON-1stFlowers IPPA
Jenny Anderson, Everett, Washington First Place - Flowers © Jenny Anderson
16-ALEXA-SEIDL-1stFood IPPA
Alexa Seidl, Washington DC First Place - Food © Alexa Seidl
19-ELENA-GRIMAILO-1stLandscape IPPA
Elena Grimailo, Moscow, Russia First Place - Landscape © Elena Grimailo
22-BRANDON-KIDWELL-1stLifestyle IPPA
Brandon Kidwell, Jacksonville, Florida First Place - Lifestyle © Brandon Kidwell
25-FELICIA-PANDOLA-1stNature IPPA
Felicia Pandola, Providence, Rhode Island First Place - Nature © Felicia Pandola
28-GERARD-COLLETT-1stNewsEvents
Gerard Collett, London, United Kingdom First Place - News/Events © Gerard Collett
31-TERRY-VITAL-1stOthers IPPA
Terry Vital, Windham, New Hampshire First Place - Others © Terry Vital
34-KYLE-G IPPA
Kyle G. Horst, Watertown, South Dakota First Place - Panorama © Kyle G. Horst
37-LAUREN-SMITH-1stPeople IPPA
Lauren Smith, Pensacola, Florida First Place- People © Lauren Smith
40-COCU-LIU-1stSeasons IPPA
Coco Liu, Illinois First Place - Seasons © Coco Liu
43-SOFIJA-STRINDLUND-1stStillLife IPPA
Sofija Strindlund, Stockholm, Sweden First Place - Still Life © Sofija Strindlund
46-LITTLE-SU-1stSunset IPPA
Little Su, New Taipei City, Taiwan First Place - Sunset © Little Su
49-ADRIENNE-PITTS-1stTravel IPPA
Adrienne Pitts, London, United Kingdom First Place - Travel © Adrienne Pitts
52-AARON-PIKE-1stTrees IPPA
Aaron Pike, San Francisco, California First Place - Trees © Aaron Pike
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