Stunning Winners of the OnePlus Photography Awards Show the Power of Mobile Photography

Fire Dragon Dancer at Night

“Fire Dragon Dancer
at the Night” by Zhuowen Ao. Grand Winner. Shot with OnePlus 11

Tech brand OnePlus showed off the creative power of its mobile phones at the renowned Lucie Awards. Held annually to celebrate achievements in photography, the Lucies is a prestigious event that OnePlus helps sponsor. And, as part of the celebrations, eight winners from the OnePlus Photography Awards were exhibited in New York along with other top winners from the International Photo Awards.

“The partnership between the International Photography Awards and OnePlus has given rise to a global photography sensation. This is a magnificent showcase of artistic flair, creativity, and talent hailing from every corner of the globe through the power of mobile phones,” said Hossein Farmani, IPA Founder and President. “We are thrilled to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the International Photography Awards with OnePlus. Our collaboration with OnePlus is a milestone we take immense pride in. Throughout the partnership, we have seen the true potential and power of mobile photography, and we look forward to continuing to work together with OnePlus to make great photography more accessible while encouraging everyone with a phone camera to become a photographer capable of capturing and sharing special moments with the world.”

The winners of the OnePlus Photography Awards were announced in August, with photographer Zhuowen Ao taking home to top prize. His exceptional image of a fire dragon dancer at Chinese New Year shows the power of the OnePlus 11. Sparks of light from the celebration are perfectly captured as the dancer walks through the darkness, showing that the mobile phone can handle tough lighting situations.

The other images placed on display were taken from the competition's three categories—Infinite Nature, City Voice, and Visions of Night. Each image is a masterclass in mobile photography and fits in beautifully with the other work in the exhibition. From a mysterious ice cave to a crowded subway car, there was nothing that these photographers couldn't capture with their phones.

Check out some of the incredible winners of the OnePlus Photography Awards.

Ice Cave

“Ice Cave” by Chen Ma. 1st Place, Infinite Nature, Official Website. Shot with OnePlus 11

People crowded into the subway in Shenzen, China

“Crowded Metro Station” by Hhersher Sun. 3rd Place, City Voice, Official Website. Shot with OnePlus 8T

Hangrang Valley

“The Hangrang Valley” by Samyak Jain. 1st Place, Infinite Nature, Social Media Group. Shot with OnePlus 9 Pro

Illuminated ferris wheel at night

“Ferris Wheels” by Rijan Sangat. 3rd Place, Visions of Night, Official Website. Shot with OnePlus 10 Pro

Fall in Val d'Ossola

“The Golden Spruces” by Luca Camminati. 2nd Place, Infinite Nature, Official Website. Shot with OnePlus 9 Pro

2023 OnePlus Photography Awards

“Orion Stars” by mohandravid. 1st Place, Visions of Night, Social Media Group. Shot with OnePlus 9 Pro

Rocky outcrop at night

“Midwest Midnight” by Justen Christensen. 1st Place, Visions of Night, Official Website. Shot with OnePlus Nord N20

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. Since 2020, she is also one of the co-hosts of the My Modern Met Top Artist Podcast. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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