The winners of Mobile Photography Awards 2023 have just been announced. Just like last year, it showcases some brilliant images photographers took with their smartphones. But the 12th annual competition includes a new category that the new era has brought us: artificial intelligence.
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This year’s contest received thousands of entries from over 80 countries, showcasing the global reach of mobile photography. “The judges had a difficult job selecting the winners,” said Daniel Berman, the founder of the Mobile Photography Awards. “We are confident that the winning images represent the best of mobile photography.”
Australian photographer Glenn Homann is this year’s grand prize winner for his stunning portfolio, including images of different genres like portraits, architecture, and street photography.
Speaking of genres, the contest covers 12 different categories, including Black and White, Landscapes, Street Photography, Portraits, Architecture, and more. But there’s a special category this year, awarding AI work. In this contest, first place was awarded to US photographer John Nieto.
“Mobile photography has come a long way, and it is exciting to see the quality of the images that can be created with just a smartphone,” Daniel Berman says. “The Mobile Photography Awards are a testament to the power of this medium, and we are thrilled to be a part of it.”
Take a look at the rest of the category winners below, and make sure to visit Mobile Photography Awards’ website for the complete list of winners and runner-ups.