There’s no denying it: mobile photography is here as an art form to stay. Love it or hate it, it’s now a major category for many large photography competition, as evidenced this week when Sony announced the winners of its 2015 Sony World Photography Awards. Their mobile category had some pretty amazing examples of what is possible with that little piece of technology you probably have in your pocket right now. There were a total of 10,200 mobile submissions and the photographs were voted for online, with the winner taking in 6,718 votes. Here is the first place winner as well as 19 other top shots that were selected.

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First prize winner, Turi Calafato, Italy

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Janos M Schmidt, Hungary

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Ako Salemi, Iran

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Hamed Nazari, Iran

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Hamed Nazari, Iran

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Nuno Perestrelo, Portugal

Wedding, Tatton Hall, Manchester

Craig Atkinson, U.K.

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Luca Laghetti, Italy

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Carla Vermeend, Netherland

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Janos Schmidt, Hungary

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Mijail Vallejo, Ecuador

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Monica Coteriano, Portugal

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Atle Rønningen, Norway

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Gerard Trang, France

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Helen Whelton, U.K.

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Henny Gylfa, Iceland

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Mijail Vallejo, Ecuador

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Olga Nazarova, Russia

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Ryszard Kazmierczak, Poland

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Emanuel Faria, Portugal