Phoneography is the act of creating photos that have been shot and processed by a mobile phone. Phoneography, though already a few years old, became mainstream with the advent of the iPhone and its App Store which provided better, easier, and more creative tools for people to shoot, process, and share their work. (Wikipedia)
It is estimated that 1.2 BILLION photos have been taken in 2017 and roughly 85% of those photos were taken using smartphones according to research conducted by Business Insider. (Source: Business Insider) Experts have also noted that an increase in the sale and usage of smartphones are directly related to a gradual decline in camera sales over the past decade.