The iPhone is the best photography tool if you want to shoot edit and share your images on one device from almost anywhere in the world.  iPhoneography has become a pop culture phenomenon since the invention of the App store and all the great iPhone Photography Apps.  Developers have found a software goldmine in serving the photographic community.  There are many photographers who are working exclusively on the iPhone.  Some people might think that is crazy due to the size of the images and the image quality.  Apple has noticed that photography is one of its main uses and will most likely be upgrading the image sensor with every new generation.  The iPhone S is rumored to have an 8 megapixel sensor.  That is going to make iPhonographers go nuts!  Here are 30 amazing examples of iPhoneography.  I hope they inspire you to push your iPhoneography to the next level.  I encourage you to click the images and follow through to the artists flickr page.


"There are Angels in Your Angles"

ignore me my ice #iPhoneography #Sydney

Bom dia... / Good morning...

tybee dawn

Human Art serie. 4th of July

Good Morning From Delray Beach 6.24.11  ***EXPLORED***

[64/365] jumping the puddle / saltando la pozzanghera


Today is my birthday

Born to be wild

hailing beauty

the stranger in new york city

Sam Underwater - iPhoneography

When you're a boy

Chorus Line - *iPhone Capture

Two Cats


Lay Down & Look Up

How to be elegant with your umbrella, look natural and light even when it's raining !!!

iPhoneography: Design is a good idea.


distant storms, a bird, and a little girl    [explored]

Sliding Doors

Flamin' Amy

The Frog Prince story part 1.

morning light


These images have been shared via the Flickr guidelines however if for some reason you decide do not want your image included in this article please let us know and we will take it down.

If you are interested in iPhoneography you will certainly want to check out some of the other articles including Amazing iPhone Photography Apps, Best iPhone Camera App, and iPhone Tripod and Stand.  There are many great resources for iPhoneographers clicking through the images above and joining the Flickr groups is one of the best.  You will find that the community is very friendly and full of talented people.

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About Tyson

I am a Photographer and Teacher from the Western United States. I enjoy the creative side of photography. When I am not teaching, I like to write about photography and creativity here on Photography School.

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  1. Great iphone shots! Yeah I’d imagine within a year you’ll see the iphone over 10mp.. you’ll see many more candid shots because everyone has their iphone with them whereas fewer carry around a camera. Very cool.

  2. It’s time for me to make the switch, I’ve been holding off until the new one comes out. I cannot wait!

    • Tyson


      Hi Scott,
      I am exited too. Every time Apple releases a new iPhone the hardware is a huge improvement on the last. I do not think you have much longer to wait. Sometime late Summer early Fall.

  3. Lauren


    I wonder if these images were actually edited on the iPhone as well. You can do some pretty amazing things in Photoshop.

    • Tyson


      Many of the iPhoneographers actually say they have shot, edited, and uploaded all on their iPhone. Although not all of them say that. It would be interesting to know if some are editing in Photoshop. Nice thought Lauren.

  4. Lauren


    That sounded snarkier than I intended, I’m actually genuinely curious to hear which apps were used to produce these results. As it is, I feel vaguely irritated by people who post photos on Instagram that were not made with an iPhone.

    • Tyson


      I agree it would be a little sneeky for people to shoot and photoshop something to look like it were shot on an iPhone. Then share it as if it were iphoneography. Have you caught anyone doing it?

  5. 4 of the images above are mine and I promise you they were all entirely shot and edited on an iphone: (patrol,boys on the beach,3rd one down and the jumping girl in a dress.

    I publish tutorials on how to make some of these images on my iphoneography tutorial website:

    Nicki Fitz-Gerald

    • Tyson


      Hi Nicki,
      You are an amazing photographer. Thank you for the tutorials. is a great website. All the reviews and tutorials are awesome.

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