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The winners of the 13th annual iPhone Photography Awards have been announced today, following submissions from thousands of photographers from around the world.

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Grand Prize Winner "Flying Boys" by Dimpy Bhalotia


Dozens of photographs taken via iPhone were chosen as winners, with the grand prize going to street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia from the United Kingdom, for her photo called "Flying Boys."

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"Tower 11" shot on iPhone X by Bill Marson


Follow-up winners include Artyom Baryshau from Belarus with "No Walls," Geli Zhao from China for an untitled image; and Saif Hussain of Iraq with "Sheikh Of Youth."

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"The Empty Quarter" shot on iPhone X by Ana Aiko


In total, the iPhone Photography Awards gave out awards to photographers from Australia, Bahrain, Belarus, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.

You can view the full collection of winners on the iPhone Photography Awards website.

Article Link: Winners Announced for 13th Annual iPhone Photography Awards
 
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jntdroid

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What I like about these competitions is seeing how many of the top photos (or even winners) are using 2-3 year old iPhones (and sometimes older!).
 

Marli

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The photos are pretty average, I would say straight off camera.. if these won, the entries must have been pretty average..
 
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cupcakes2000

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is it wrong for me to assume that these are edited photos?

Why would it be wrong, why would you assume and what difference would it make anyway?

The photos are pretty average, I would say straight off camera.. if these won, the entries must have been pretty average..
Art is completely subjective, but I think the winner has a pretty decent photograph there. I would have preferred the people to have been spaced out rather than overlapping, but that’s just my thought if I took the picture. Far and away from average anyway.
 

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The winning photo doesn't even look like it's in focus...

Decent photos but not something I would have said would be winners of a worldwide contest.
 
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cupcakes2000

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The winning photo doesn't even look like it's in focus...

Decent photos but not something I would have said would be winners of a worldwide contest.
Seems well focused to me. But I dare say you’re zooming in and trying to pixel peep a low quality internet thumbnail and mistaking the lack of defined edges for it being out of focus.
 

ck2875

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is that a malnourished dog?

I mean it is stuck in a desert.

I'm just impressed they were able to get the dog to lay down long enough to get the photo and not have a million footprints in the sand (queue "Siri, play 'Footprints in the Sand' by Leona Lewis").
 
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Why do you not show the winning photos which you write about rather than other photos? Have a look at how 9to5mac does it correctly.
 

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Kabeyun

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I like Flying Boys and The Empty Quarter, not that keen on Tower 11 - it looks like most photos at the beach during sunset.
Beat me to it. The lifeguard tower thing is pretty prosaic. I must have a dozen like it in my photos library. The other two photos are excellent.
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What’s your/their point? The contest has a paltry entry fee, and in the author’s opinion the prizes aren’t big enough? This is supposed to make us wary of something? Is there an obvious huge scandal I’m missing here?
 
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Kabeyun

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is that a malnourished dog?
umm thats Sluki needs some food....
I don't know anything about the dog's breed, but just at first glance, it looks underweight.
Right. I'm surprised Apple let someone win with a photo of a dog that looks like it's on the verge of death.
Saluki's are thin to begin with but yah, thats a little too much.
Pretty sure that’s not a Saluki. Saluki ears are frizzy. It looks much more like a Greyhound or Sighthound...which are that thin. If the photographer stated it’s a Saluki, then my bad.
 
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cupcakes2000

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What’s your/their point? The contest has a paltry entry fee, and in the author’s opinion the prizes aren’t big enough? This is supposed to make us wary of something? Is there an obvious huge scandal I’m missing here?
Exactly. A good many decent photo comps require an entry fee. It’s hardly rare and hardly an issue for a serious photographer. The article the op linked is just an exercise in Apple bashing.
 
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Kabeyun

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I own a saluki and thats one, they are known as Arabian greyhounds.
It also looks almost exactly like my brother’s greyhound. Regardless, they’re both large, historically desert sighthounds and, to the point, with a normally thin habitus that doesn’t mean they’re starving to death, as was suggested here.
 

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It also looks almost exactly like my brother’s greyhound. Regardless, they’re both large, historically desert sighthounds and, to the point, with a normally thin habitus that doesn’t mean they’re starving to death, as was suggested here.

So Apple doesn't promote animal cruelty after all? It's now getting to be slim pickings coming up with a good Apple moan.
 
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