Smartphones have infiltrated almost every aspect of our lives, so it’s no surprise that they’re now making waves in the art world as well.

Discreet, quick and readily accessible, the micro lenses in such phones let professional and amateur photographers alike capture amazing on-the-spot images. Add to this the myriad of photo applications available, and your creative possibilites are unlimited. The only prerequisite is an index finger—one that allows you to “slide to unlock” your potential.

On April 5, the 26 award-winning photographs and numerous honorable mentions go on display at San Francisco's Arthaus Gallery. Get a sneak peek at some of our favorites.

Click here to see some of our favorites!