2020’s iPhone Photography Awards Winners

Entries in the 13th Annual iPhone Photography Awards spanned 140 countries and several generations of the device, from the iPhone 6 through the new 11 Pro. Dimpy Bhalotia (India), the talent behind the pictured “Flying Boys” shot, took the Grand Prize and Photographer of the Year awards, while first place went to Artsiom Baryshau (Belarus), second to Geli Zhao (China), and third to Saif Hussain …

The Museum of Youth Culture Seeks Submissions

The UK’s Museum of Youth Culture (an exclusively digital operation until they move into their physical space in 2023) has asked the public to peruse old photo albums and smartphone libraries for documentation of awkward teen moments, significant events, fleeting trends, and everything from childhood—shameful haircuts included. Called “Grown Up in Britain,” the project deviates from the museum’s original process for souring images,  prompting professional …

Underwater Photographer Henley Spiers’ Surreal Black and White Series

Dramatic images of ocean life by a former dive instructor

At first glance, many images from underwater photographer Henley Spiers‘ black and white series are disorienting: sea creatures in motion are captured with crystalline clarity but appear abstract. Some photographs require further inspection to figure out exactly what’s in frame. Others are breathtaking glances at rarely seen moments. Altogether, the series stirs emotions and reminds viewers of the sheer beauty and brilliance of the planet’s …