Have you heard that today is World Photo Day? It has been 175 years since the first permanent photographic process was patented and we are now celebrating the sixth annual World Photo Day. Today, you can check out the official online gallery and feel free to share your own images at worldphotoday.org/gallery
Looking for a little more inspiration? We have rounded up the best cellphone photographers and picked our favourite shots from their Instagram accounts. Check out some of them here for some added inspiration…
Julien Heon @heonphoto
Julien is a Montreal-based sports and action photographer. He swears by his iPhone 5s, raving about its Camera quality. Having travelled the world for over 10 years, Julien’s immortalized landscapes across the globe and captured some of the world’s top athletes at the top of their game.
Matt Barnes @MattBarnesPhoto
Toronto-based Juno award-winning photographer and videographer, Matt Barnes has a proclivity towards pop culture influences. Barnes is a self-proclaimed iPhoneography aficionado, taking over 50% of his photographs using iPhone 5s. He’s currently exploring how he can use iPhone 5s for his work in videography as well.
John Lehmann @JohnLehmann
John Lehmann is a Vancouver-based travel photographer, capturing historical moments across the globe using his iPhone 5s in his travels. A regular contributor to the Globe and Mail shooting high profile events such as the Olympics, John has had two photo assays published in The Globe and Mail, shot entirely with iPhone. Using the iPhone allows a great deal of creative freedom for Lehmann, who touts the compact and powerful nature of the iPhone as very liberating for professional photographers.
Kevin Lu @sweatengine
Kevin is a commercial travel photographer based out of NYC – he became a full-time photographer after quitting his job to travel the US last year with his iPhone in-tow.
Jonathan Griffith @jonathangriffith
Jonathan is a designer for the San Diego Padres by day, and an iPhone photographer by night. He uses iPhone 5s to capture the essence of San Diego and his exciting travels.
Alice Gao @alice_gao
Alice is a New York based food and lifestyle photographer. Her Instagram is brimming with mouthwatering food snaps and her stylish getups.
Daniel Krieger @danielkrieger
Daniel Krieger is an award-winning food, restaurant and portrait photographer based in New York City. His expert eye for light and framing brings an added dimension to each subject—a quality that has made him a go-to resource for local and national outlets such as Esquire, Bon Appetit, Gourmet and GQ.
Jeremy Cowart @jeremycowart
Jeremy Cowart is a Nashville based iPhone photographer who was recently named the most Socially Influential Photographers Jeremy uses social media spaces to express his unique visual creativity, inspiring his followers to rise up for social good.
Austin Mann @austinmann
Austin Mann is a photographer + filmmaker + creative who’s travelled to over 40 different countries in the last 3 years and has worked with numerous different non-proﬁt organizations to help them better cast their vision worldwide.