The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) recently named the winners of its 2018 installment. Thousands of photographers from over 140 countries across the globe submitted their iPhone captures to the annual contest. Documentary photographer Jashim Salam of Bangladesh won the grand prize for his entry entitled Displaced. The photo portrayed “Rohingya children watching an awareness film about health and sanitation near Tangkhali refugee camp in Ukhiya,” said Salam. Other winners include Alexandre Weber of Switzerland for his image Baiana in Yellow and Blue and Huapeng Zhao of China for his Eye to Eye entry.
Categories from the contest span Abstract, Animals, Architecture, Children, Floral, Landscape, Lifestyle, Nature, News-Events, Panorama, People, Portrait, Series, Still Life, Sunset, Travel, and Trees. “iPhone users have become very fluent in visual storytelling. This year’s photos were technically impressive and many of them were very personal,” said IPPAWARDS founder, Kenan Aktulun.