From the iPhone 11 Pro to the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra and Huawei P40 Pro, incredible cameras are becoming easier to find on smartphones. Many of the latest flagships now come with multi-lens camera systems, as well as outstanding video capabilities and plenty of specialised photography modes, plus editing tech to help take your smartphone photography to the next level.
If you're looking for some inspiration for your own photography projects, or you want to see the latest devices in action, make sure to check out the Instagram accounts below. We've found some of the best smartphone photographers out there - who show off just how advanced smartphone cameras can be.
Based in Thessaloniki, Greece, Matt Louder primarily uses his iPhone and Huawei Mate20 Pro to take breathtaking pictures of the world around him.
Based in such a picturesque country, his feed centres around the natural beauty of Greece. Crisp and clean, and mainly filled with hues of white, blue and green, you'll find everything from sea views and closeups of nature to interesting architecture on Matt’s Instagram.
Rubén P. Bescós
One of Apple's recent 'Shot on iPhone' competitions focused on its Night Mode feature - available on iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max - and Rubén P. Bescós was one of several winners. Crowned in March 2020, his winning photo features a surreal orange sky as the backdrop and a silhouette of steel figures making the sacred pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. The photo was captured on an iPhone 11 Pro Max.
Head to his Instagram, and you'll find loads more examples of what the latest iPhone series can do. Rubén has a taste for architecture in particular, and his feed features a wonderful mix of the old and new.
Enrica Brescia is an Italian fashion and portrait photographer, located in Rome. While a selection of the photos on her feed have been shot with a professional camera, the vast majority have been snapped on her phone of choice: the Huawei P40 Pro.
You'll find a fantastic mix of outdoor pics, candid shots, professional-styled shoots and creative edits on Enrica's Instagram, that'll instantly make you want to hop on board a plane to a hot Italian island.
You might find it hard to believe, but every single photo on Dan Schifferli's feed has been taken with a smartphone. Just as his Instagram handle suggests, Dan's dedicated to taking photos directly on his handset, and his most recent device of choice is the iPhone 11 Pro.
If you're into misty shots of the great outdoors, love mountains, the ocean and seeing nature at its very best, we have a feeling you're going to really enjoy the_phonetographer's feed. You'll even find recommendations for apps and extra tech to take your iPhone photography further - Dan loves the Moment app, and often uses sandmarc lenses.
You'll find Ken M capturing geometric shapes all over Toronto and beyond. Another iPhone user, symmetry, sleek lines, and intriguing angles make the images Ken takes so unique.
A big fan of minimalism, some of our favourite iPhone shots from Ken include a shot taken from below the One New Change in London, and an amazing picture of pink chemtrails behind an angular building in Toronto.
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