Singapore-based photographer Jiawen Wu wins third place in 2020 iPhone Photography Awards

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These photographers show us what you can do with just a smartphone. Over thousands of photographers all over the globe submitted their photos to this year’s iPhone Photography Awards, in the 13th year of the contest.

The winners of the 2020 iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) were revealed on the platform, and the Grand Prize Winner and Photographer of the Year Award goes to street photographer Dimpy Bhalotia of the United Kingdom for her image Flying Boys.

In Bhalotia’s image, three boys take flight from a wall into the Ganges River, their expressive limbs filling the sky with both tension and exuberance.

First, Second and Third Place Photographer of the Year Awards go to Artyom Baryshau of Belarus with No Walls, where blue stripes fade into an even bluer sky; Geli Zhao of China for an untitled image of sheets catching wind on a cloudy day; and Saif Hussain of Iraq with Sheikh Of Youth, a portrait of an elderly man caught between aspects of himself.

Jiawen Wu from Singapore snagged Third Place for the 2020 Nature category, for the image entitled ‘Journey to the Lava Field’, which was shot in Hawaii, using an iPhone 6.

Top-three winners in an additional 18 categories were awarded to photographers from almost every corner of the world, including Australia, Bahrain, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, the United Kingdom and the United States.