30 Great iPhone Photos That Tell Wonderful Stories

Thank you for the great selection of images that you entered in our weekly iPhone photography contest. This week’s theme was “Storytelling” and any iPhone photos that tell an interesting, dramatic or emotional story could be submitted. Telling stories is the key to creating powerful photos that grab and hold the viewer’s attention. A great photo should evoke emotion and intrigue the viewer, making them want to know more about the story behind the picture or allowing them to create their own story about what’s going on. Here are 30 wonderful examples of storytelling through iPhone photography.

iPhone Photo Storytelling 5

@CrazyDiamond79

iPhone Photo Storytelling 1

@blady_jazz

iPhone Photo Storytelling 2

@brittlholman

iPhone Photo Storytelling 3

@caracat

iPhone Photo Storytelling 4

@charliesees

iPhone Photo Storytelling 6

@curtkennedy

iPhone Photo Storytelling 7

@danygualtieri

iPhone Photo Storytelling 8

@darom77

iPhone Photo Storytelling 9

@djc600

iPhone Photo Storytelling 10

@dkafalas

iPhone Photo Storytelling 11

@evelynesieber

iPhone Photo Storytelling 12

@farrar

iPhone Photo Storytelling 13

@Gal0611

iPhone Photo Storytelling 14

@galen_dueck

iPhone Photo Storytelling 15

@GreenObstacle

iPhone Photo Storytelling 16

@hmayk

iPhone Photo Storytelling 17

@MilanoRL

iPhone Photo Storytelling 18

@mionica69

iPhone Photo Storytelling 19

@NidhiSingh3

iPhone Photo Storytelling 20

@patryk_wikalinski

iPhone Photo Storytelling 21

@prettythingsAK

iPhone Photo Storytelling 22

@RavindranElavarashen

iPhone Photo Storytelling 23

@RosaPerry

iPhone Photo Storytelling 24

@shodges36

iPhone Photo Storytelling 25

@sonaliJ

iPhone Photo Storytelling 26

@srcanvas

iPhone Photo Storytelling 27

@stuguest

iPhone Photo Storytelling 28

@tlt55

iPhone Photo Storytelling 29

@tom3cki

iPhone Photo Storytelling 30

@yoshiboworks

Which one of these photos is your favorite? Please let everyone know in the comments!

How to Enter the Next Photo Contest

We recently published a great step-by-step tutorial showing you how to turn an ordinary photo into a beautiful painterly style image.

Painterly iPhone Landscape Photo 1

Using apps to apply painterly styles and textured effects allows you to turn your iPhone photos into unique pieces of artwork. It can even help you rescue a blurry photo and turn it into something amazing.

Instagram Tips iPhone Photos 5

So the new contest theme is Painterly, and any iPhone photos that have an artistic painterly effect applied in post-processing can be submitted.

To participate, simply tag your Painterly iPhone photos using IPS2015Paint tag on EyeEm.

You can tag photos in the description field when you upload them, or when you edit the description of a photo that has already been uploaded (tap the three dots icon to edit a photo).

All photos must be shot and edited on iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Please upload photos to EyeEm in full resolution and without any watermarks to make sure we can feature them on the website. Please do not submit more than 10 photos each week.

The submission deadline is Sunday, October 11. Winners will be announced on Monday, October 12, and the winning images will also be featured on our iPhone Photography School Facebook page.

  • Congratulations everyone! Great photos as usual 🙂

    • Sharon Cooke

      Thankkyou Kate 🙂

    • Congratulations Sharon! Thanks for submitting your beautiful photos 🙂

  • Sharon Cooke

    Thankyou so much Kate & Emil! love all of the photos! congratulations to all! (CrazyDiamond79)

  • Thanks so much Kate and Emil for selecting my image. Congrats to all. All the images were amazing. ?