About Alon Goldsmith

Dubbed “LA’s iPhoneography Wizard” by Forbes magazine, Alon Goldsmith is an award-winning photographer who has been featured extensively across media and exhibited in galleries around the globe. His work is included in the private collections of photography collectors around the world. At a recent viewing of Alon’s work, Don Johnson was impressed by the “Cinematic sweep” of his California images.

Alon’s achievements include third place in the Los Angeles Center of Photography’s Street Photography Around the World Competition, winner of Santa Monica College’s Curriculum Cover Contest and runner up in the journalism category in the prestigious Mobile Photography Awards, as well as numerous honorable mentions across other categories. He has also achieved wins in the Hipstography Awards, and numerous honorable mentions in the International Photography Awards, iPhone Photography Awards and the MIRA Mobile Prize. Most recently, Alon was a jury member for the 2018 and 2019 MPAs. His work has also been published in the Los Angeles Times, Reader's Digest, the Forward, the Argonaut and the App Whisperer, and has been extensively featured in Snap and Mobiography magazines.

Alon shares his iPhoneograpy expertise in a series of eight articles written for Imagine More, a digital publication published by Manfrotto, one of the world’s leading photography accessory companies. His images have been featured in solo shows in New York, Brentwood, Topanga Canyon and San Diego, as well as at the LA Art Show, HaleARTS in Santa Monica and the Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts. Alon’s photography has appeared internationally in galleries in Canada, Italy, Portugal and Belgium.

In 2020, Alon published In Place | Portraits of a Pandemic, a book documenting the experiences of people isolating during the time of COVID-19. 


Los Angeles Center of Photography: Street Photography Around the World: 3rd Place Winner

International Photo Awards: Honorable Mention

IPPA Awards 2021: Honorable Mention Still Life

Mira Mobile Prize 2021: Shortlisted in the Top 50

Mira Mobile Prize 2020: Shortlisted in the Top 50

Grant Recipient - Projecting Possibilities

MIRA Mobile Prize 2019: Two Shortlisted Images in the Top 50

Mobile Photography Awards 2016: Honorable Mention Silhouettes 

IPPA Awards 2016: Honorable Mention, Lifestyle

Mobile Photography Awards 2015: Honorable Mention  General Photography

Mobile Photography Awards 2015: Honorable Mention  People Photography

Hipstography Awards 2015: Ben Watts and Hipstamatic Special Award

Mobile Photography Awards 2014: Honorable Mention  Architecture & Design

Mobile Photography Awards 2014: Honorable Mention  Street Photography

Mobile Photography Awards 2014: Honorable Mention  Still Life

Hipstography Awards 2014: Winner Performing Arts Capture

IPPA Awards 2013: Winners, Children

IPPA Awards 2013: Winners, People

Mobile Photography Awards 2013: Honorable Mention  Wildlife Category

Mobile Photography Awards 2013: Honorable Mention  Transportation Category

Mobile Photography Awards 2013: Honorable Mention  Waterscapes Category

Hipstography Awards 2013: Winner Performing Arts Capture

Mobile Photography Awards 2012: Runner Up, Photojournalism Category

The App Whisperer: Annual Showcase Best of 2012

IPPA Awards 2012: 2 x Runner Up, People

The Orange 2012: Top 50 Shortlist


LA Art Show 2021

LACP Group Show


Subtexts | Mobile in California

Topanga Canyon Gallery

Los Angeles

September 2016


Subtexts | Mobile in California

TB Gallery

East Village

New York

June 2016

Click. Boom. Amazing!

Group Show

Sofitel Brussels Europe

Brussels, Belgium


iART Group Show


Santa Monica


June 27 -- July 9, 2014




Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts




August 1 -- 28, 2013


Holcim Gallery

Milton Centre for the Arts



June 24 -- July 13, 2013


Arthaus Gallery

April 5 -- June 30, 2013


Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA), San Diego

November 10, 2012

Dante’s Comedy on Mobile Art
Bosco Divino, Verona Italy:
October 14 to 21, 2012

Social Culture Café
Ferrara, Italy
October 5 – 7, 2012

Colectivo f4
Porta, Portugal
May 5 to 25, 2012

Mobile P1xels Show
Los Angeles Center For Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
April 12-May 5, 2012