IPPA 16th Annual iPhone Photo Contest

We have students from our photo classes at ARC who will be showing in the Viewpoint Gallery’s Cellphone+ photo show, and this is another great opportunity to show off some cell phone photography…

Deadline: March 31, 2023


Entries are open worldwide to photographers using an iPhone or iPad. Photos should not be published previously anywhere. The posts on personal accounts (Facebook, Instagram etc.) are eligible. The photos should not be altered in any desktop image processing program such as Photoshop. It is OK to use any IOS apps.

The use of any iPhone is permissible. iPhone add-on lenses can be used. In some cases we may ask the original image to verify that it’s taken with an iPhone, iPad. The photos that can not be verified are disqualified.

The submissions must be in the original size or not smaller than 1000 pixels in either height or width.

Abstract Category Winner Marcello Raginni


Abstract, Animals, Architecture, Children, Citylife/Cityscape, Landscape, Lifestyle, Nature, People, Portrait, Series (3 images), Still Life, Travel, Other.

Animal Category Winner Pier Luigi Dodi


All photographers compete for the 4 IPPAWARDS Photographers of the Year. Grand Prize, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Top Prizes :: All entries compete for the prestigious IPPA Photographer of the Year Award title, and the top 3 winners will receive a prize to be announced later.

14 Gold Bars :: The 1st place winner of the 14 categories will win a Gold Bar from the most recognizable private gold mint in the world.

14 Platinum Bars :: The 2nd and 3rd place winners of the 14 categories will win a Platinum Bar from the most recognizable private gold mint in the world.

The work of the top winner and the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Winners on each category will be publicized on IPPAWARDS online gallery and any published IPPAWARDS materials.

Certificates in all Categories :: All 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners from each categories will receive a IPPAWARDS certificate.

Honorable Mentions :: IPPAWARDS judges will award several Honorable Mention to entries to acknowledge talent as they deem fit.

Judging Criteria :: Members of the Jury will review all entries and judge images on the basis of artistic merit, originality, subject, and style and ultimately decide the winners.

Landscape Category Winner Linda Repasky

Entry Fees

1 image:$5.50, 3 images:$12.50, 5 images:$18.50, 10 images:$37.50, 15 images:$55.50, 20 images:$67.00, 25 images:$75.50. There are no limits in the number of entries however we recommend that you only submit your best ones.

Website to Enter: https://www.ippawards.com/

City Life Category Winner Yongmei Wang

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