Apple reveals winners of Shot on iPhone Challenge

iPhone photographers around the world shared their best photos with Apple for the Shot on iPhone Challenge, capturing remarkable moments with the world’s most popular camera. The 10 selected winners will be featured on billboards in select cities, in Apple retail stores and online. The winning shots came from a range of models, from iPhone XS Max to iPhone 7, showcasing the quality of cameras across the line.

The top 10 winners came from countries including Singapore, Germany, Belarus, Israel and the US, highlighting the global community of iPhone photographers that participated. These photos capture colorful city scenery, curious animals, creative reflections, the beauty of the ordinary and more.

Apple’s international panel of judges — Pete Souza, Austin Mann, Annet de Graaf, Luísa Dörr, Chen Man, Phil Schiller, Kaiann Drance, Brooks Kraft, Sebastien Marineau-Mes, Jon McCormack and Arem Duplessis — gave some insight on why they loved these shots.

Here’s one:

Andrew Griswold (US), shot on iPhone XS
Andrew Griswold (US), shot on iPhone XS

 
Jon McCormack said in a statement, “This image is very well thought through and executed. The background pattern holds the image together and the repeated smaller versions of that pattern in the water droplets create a lot of visual interest. The creative use of depth of field here is excellent.”

“Very unique composition and color palette, playing to the strengths of iPhone XS. What I find most interesting is the background pattern, uniquely magnified and distorted in every one of the water droplets. I’m drawn to studying and trying to elucidate what that pattern is,” Sebastien Marineau-Mes said in a statement.

Source: Apple Inc.

See all of the winning photos and read the judges’ comments here.

MacDailyNews Take: More proof that Apple’s iPhone is capable of making wonderful photographs in the right hands!

SEE ALSO:
Apple to pay ‘Shot on iPhone Challenge’ winners – January 24, 2019
Apple invites users to share their best photos shot on iPhone – January 22, 2019

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