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You don’t need an expensive camera, like the Canon’s EOS-1D X to take amazing photographs, and these award-winning images shot with iPhones prove it. All of the photos submitted to the IPPA were not professionally retouched on a computer, but apps like Instagram and Hisptamatic were fair game in the contest. Continue reading to see them all.

The victorious photographers — whose works range from images of towering architecture to haunting portraits of animals — are now being shown on the IPPA website, showing just how intricate and focused an iPhone composition can be.

With their perfectly balanced light and thoughtfully framed subjects, these photos hardly look like they were taken with the tiny lens affixed to the back of a mobile phone.

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