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Spectacular Winning Photos From The 13th Annual Mobile Photography Awards

Grand Prize Winner: Yajun Hu
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In the smartphone age, everyone can be a photographer. The 13th Mobile Photography Awards celebrated this, displaying stunning images taken with mobile devices. Yajun Hu from Shanghai won the Grand Prize. Mobile photography continues to thrive as a powerful medium for self-expression and storytelling.

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We’re excited to announce Yajun Hu from Shanghai, China, as the 2023 Grand Prize Winner and the 13th Annual MPA Photographer of the Year. Yajun Hu’s mobile photography showcases a consistent and compelling vision.
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Their mastery lies in skillfully using shadows, silhouettes, color, and shapes to infuse depth and emotion into compositions. Capturing fleeting moments of human interaction, ironic juxtapositions, and subtle gestures, Yajun offers a unique perspective on our daily surroundings.

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Each photograph contributes to a larger narrative, weaving a rich tapestry of urban storytelling.

Photo Essay – 1st Place: Firecracker Symphony by Victor Tan KH
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Photo Essay – 2nd Place: Dancing Flowers by Ren Shi
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Photo Essay – 3rd Place: Builders by Julian Lisek
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Architecture – 1st Place: The Void by Wei Wei
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Black & White – 1st Place: Broken Portrait by Yajun Hu
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Black & White – Honorable Mention: Whispering Trees by Sean Feehan
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Black & White – Honorable Mention: Free as a Bird by Douwe Dijkstra
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Black & White – Honorable Mention: 3 Horses against 3 Trees by Krasimir Matarov
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Black & White – Honorable Mention: Oriole in the Post by Enhua Ni
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Landscape & Wildlife – 1st Place: Golden Mountains by Di Lu
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Landscape & Wildlife – Honorable Mention: Good Day by Shirley Drevich
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Macro & Details – 1st Place: Beyond the Green by Hollyn Johnson
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Macro & Details – Honorable Mention: Ready to Fly by Tim Creamer
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Macro & Details – Honorable Mention: Perfect Spider Web by Li Wang
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Macro & Details – Honorable Mention: Dragon Eye by Zhengjie Wu
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People – 1st Place: Cadet Obstacle Course by Elliot Ferguson
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People – Honorable Mention: Lady of The Rings by Dina Alfasi
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Portraits – 1st Place: The Violinist Returning Home at Night by Queenie Cheen
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Portraits – Honorable Mention: Memories by Dina Alfasi
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Portraits – Honorable Mention: Pretty Smile by Himanshu Roy
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Portraits – Honorable Mention: Zanzibar Girl by Arnold Plotnick
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Silhouettes: 1st Place: Tetris by Roy Pan
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Silhouettes: Honorable Mention: Girl with a Red Hat by Saša Prižmic
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Street Photography – 1st Place: Playground by Chang Nianzu
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Street Photography – Honorable Mention: Blue Umbrella by Luis Rodriguez
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Street Photography – Honorable Mention: ACB by Luis Rodriguez
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Street Photography – Honorable Mention: Golden Moment by Yuepeng Bao
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Street Photography – Honorable Mention: Tracing Shadow by Qinfeng Yao
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Street Photography – Honorable Mention: The Wall by Enhua N
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The Darkness – 1st Place: Light Up by Wai Ying Kwok
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Travel – 1st Place: Wonder Kelingking Beach by Yuepeng Bao
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Travel – Honorable Mention: Dune (Oman) by Anna Kadysheva
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Water/Snow – 1st Place: The Falls by Ryan Cardone
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Water/Snow – Honorable Mention: Arctic Trip by Liang Liu
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