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.
Julio Lucas, Bradenton, Florida First Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Julio Lucas
Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez, Madrid, Spain 2nd Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Jose Luis Barcia Fernandez
Jill Missner, Ridgefield, Connecticut 3rd Place - 2014 Photographer of the Year © Jill Missner
Michael O'Neal, San Francisco, California First Place - Animals © Michael O'Neal
Yilang Peng, Madison, Wisconsin First Place - Architecture © Yilang Peng
Danny Van Vuuren, Northriding, South Africa First Place - Children © Danny van Vuuren
Jenny Anderson, Everett, Washington First Place - Flowers © Jenny Anderson
Alexa Seidl, Washington DC First Place - Food © Alexa Seidl
Elena Grimailo, Moscow, Russia First Place - Landscape © Elena Grimailo
Brandon Kidwell, Jacksonville, Florida First Place - Lifestyle © Brandon Kidwell
Felicia Pandola, Providence, Rhode Island First Place - Nature © Felicia Pandola
Gerard Collett, London, United Kingdom First Place - News/Events © Gerard Collett
Terry Vital, Windham, New Hampshire First Place - Others © Terry Vital
Kyle G. Horst, Watertown, South Dakota First Place - Panorama © Kyle G. Horst
Lauren Smith, Pensacola, Florida First Place- People © Lauren Smith
Coco Liu, Illinois First Place - Seasons © Coco Liu
Sofija Strindlund, Stockholm, Sweden First Place - Still Life © Sofija Strindlund
Little Su, New Taipei City, Taiwan First Place - Sunset © Little Su
Adrienne Pitts, London, United Kingdom First Place - Travel © Adrienne Pitts
Aaron Pike, San Francisco, California First Place - Trees © Aaron Pike