NEW YORK – June 26, 2017 – The iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) is proud to announce the winners of the 10th 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 Sebastian Tomada of New York City, USA for his entry Children of Qayyarah. First, Second and Third Place Photographers of the Year Awards go to Brendan O Se of Cork, Ireland for his image Dock WorkerYeow-Kwang Yeo of Singapore for his entry of The Performer and Kuanglong Zhang of Shenzhen, China for his image The City Palace.

First, Second and Third place winners in our 2017 special category The America I Know, hosted in conjunction with The Aspen Institute are Juan Carlos Castañeda of New York, USA for his photo of The Water Protectors at Standing Rock, North Dakota in December 2016,Davis Bell of California, USA for his photo of Bison at Antelope Island and Maria K. Pianu of Pordenone, Italy for her photo of Coney Island. You can see a selection of the 2017 IPPAWARDS winning images at this year’s Festival, curated by IPPAWARDS and the Aspen Institute.

The 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in 19 categories were awarded to photographers who represented countries around the world including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Ecuador, France, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Myanmar, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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