Check out the winners of IPPAWARDS, a contest that rewards the best photos taken with iPhones

Check out the winners of IPPAWARDS, a contest that rewards the best photos taken with iPhones

THE IPPAWARDS (iPhone Photography Awards) Now its 8th edition check out the 2014 winners here. Despite the name, this contest rewards the best photos taken in the United States with the Apple smartphone, but also with iPads and iPods touch even though the iPhone is the most used device by obvious issues.

Images cannot be altered in applications / desktop image editors, such as Photoshop. However, it is possible to use apps for iOS and even some accessories (like lenses). And the cool thing that next to the winning photos they indicate which apps were used to capture the image.

From intimate, thought-provoking moments to stunning, captivating scenes, this year's iPhone photography award winners are nothing short of impressive. The three photographer awards of the year go to Michal Koralewski from Poland, David Craik from the United Kingdom and Yvonne Lu from the United States. His photographs took full advantage of the iPhone to discreetly capture objects without disturbing the atmosphere.

Without further ado, here are the 2015 winners:

IPPAWARDS1 place – Photographer of the Year | Micha Koralewski | Koziegowy (Poland)
IPPAWARDS2nd place – Photographer of the Year | David Craik | Surrey (United Kingdom)
IPPAWARDS3rd place – Photographer of the Year | Yvonne Lu | New York (United States)

If you like the theme, it is worth strolling through the various photos that participated in the contest has something for everyone, including the categories abstract, animals, architecture, children, flowers, food, landscapes, lifestyle, nature, news / events, panorama, people, selfie self-portrait, seasons, life, sunset, travel and trees.

As a curiosity, the 1st place in the “Lifestyle” category, a beautiful photo (probably) taken in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.

IPPAWARDS1 place – Category "Lifestyle" | Fabio Alvarez | Pichincha (Ecuador)

(via The Loop)