The iPhone Photography Awards has announced the winners of the 11th Annual Awards. This year’s winners were selected from thousands of entries submitted by iPhone photographers from over 140 countries around the world.
The Grand Prize Winner Photographer of the Year Award goes to Jashim Salam of Bangladesh for his entry Displaced. First, Second and Third Place Photographers of the Year Awards go to Alexandre Weber of Switzerland for his image Baiana in Yellow and Blue, Huapeng Zhao of China for his entry of Eye to Eye and Zarni Myo Win of Myanmar for his image I Want to Play.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in 18 categories were awarded to photographers who represented many countries around the world including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Ecuador, Finland, France, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon, Myanmar, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Syria, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Jashim Salam is a documentary photographer based in Bangladesh. He has graduated in photography from Pathshala, the South Asian Institute of Photography and Media Academy with a Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Journalism. Jashim’s schooling was made possible through a scholarship program of the World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (ACFJ) at Ateneo De Manila University in the Philippines.
“Rohingya children watching an awareness film about health and sanitation near Tangkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya.”
Alexander Weber is a 47-year-old anthropologist, studying the history of art. He travels a lot and takes pictures with his iPhone.
Photo: Baiana in yellow and blue
“The picture was taken in Salvador de Bahia, Brazil, spontaneously, after a truck drove by. The woman with traditional clothes of a “baiana”, was looking after the truck, during her work break.”
Huapeng Zhao is a documentary and landscape photographer from Shandong Province, China, taking iPhone photos each day to record the touching and interesting moments of life.
Photo: Eye to eye
“I met this boy while walking at the seaside. When I was trying to take a picture of him, he put the fish he caught in front of his eye.”