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These shots from the 2021 iPhone Photography Awards will blow you away

It’s the photographer, not the camera. But also the iPhone camera.

Tatiana Merzlyakova

The winners of the 2021 iPhone Photographer Awards have just been announced. Like last year, the winning shots show off the power of iPhone cameras.

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Click on through for all of the 1st place winners ⫸⫸⫸

For the full gallery of winners including second and third place runner-ups, check out the IPPAWARDS site.

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GRAND PRIZE - Transylvanian Shepherds [iPhone 7]

Istvan Kerekes (Hungary)

PHOTOGRAGPHER OF THE YEAR (1st place) - Bonding [iPhone 11 Pro]

Glenn Homann (Australia)

ABSTRACT - Untitled [iPhone 11 Pro]

Glenn Homann (Australia)

ANIMALS - Strike a pose [iPhone 11 Pro Max]

Laila Bakker (Netherlands)

Architecture - Candy [iPhone 8 Plus]

Yuexiang Wang (China)

CHILDREN - Untitled [iPhone 7 Plus]

Dong Wei (China)

CITY LIFE - Untitled [iPhone X]

Liz Huang (United States)

ENVIRONMENT - Clouds [iPhone 11]

Einat Shteckler (Israel)

LANDSCAPE - Flight from Iguazu [iPhone XR]

Lizhi Wang (United States)

LIFESTYLE - The Old Gym [iPhone XS]

Mahabub Hossain Khan (Bangladesh)

NATURE - Pondering the Positives [iPhone X]

Christian Horgan (Australia)

OTHER - New Clothes for the Pole [iPhone 7]

Zerry Song (China)

PANORAMA - Over the Clouds [iPhone XS]

Gabriele Rodriquez

PEOPLE - Black Summer Blue Montaigne [iPhone X]

Christian Horgan (Australia)

PORTRAIT - Untitled [iPhone 12 Pro]

Krysten Crabtree (United States)

SERIES - After the Jump [iPhone 11 Pro]

Erin Brooks (United States)

SERIES - Mermaid [iPhone 11 Pro]

Erin Brooks (United States)

SERIES - Sisterhood [iPhone 11 Pro]

Erin Brooks (United States)

STILL LIFE - Sweet [iPhone 12 Pro Max]

Kunkun Liu (China)

SUNSET - A Dutch Morning [iPhone 11 Pro Max]

Claire Droppert (Netherlands)

TRAVEL - Magic of Aurora Borealis [iPhone 12 Pro Max]

Tatiana Merzlyakova (Russia)