All of the pictures in this gallery were taken with an iPhone, demonstrating that you don't always need a dedicated camera to take great photos.

The iPhone Photography Awards, established in 1997, is open only to images taken and enhanced on an iPhone (or iPad or iPod) with no manipulation using computer software like Photoshop.

IBTimesUK presents the winners of the Photographer of the Year contest and the winner of each of the 17 categories. To see more, visit