As they say, the best camera is the one you have with you.

The Lunar New Year over the weekend was in full swing, and professional photographers were ready with their iPhones.

Here are some of the best sent in to Mashable.

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

Little Su is a photographer from Taiwan.

Little Su is a photographer from Taiwan.

Shoot in bright light, and try to put as much distance as possible between your subject or object and the background to create better bokeh, says Singapore photographer Aik Beng Chia.

He added: “If you see someone interesting on the street, go up to them.”

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

Zhang Yu is a photographer from Chongqing.

He added that photographers should pay attention to the “golden hour” — the period shortly after sunrise, or before sunset.

“It is your choice of camera angle that creates a sense of depth, perspective and scale,” says Chia.

Chen Xi is a photographer from China.

Chen Xi is a photographer from China.

And of course, what would Chinese New Year be without all the food?

Pay attention to how the light falls on your subject, says Chia.

The uniquely Singaporean lohei takes on a colourful composition in this image.

The uniquely Singaporean lohei takes on a colourful composition in this image.

BONUS: You can now take selfies… with your feet?

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