Apple's latest challenge aims to find the best "Shot on iPhone" photos

Apple's latest challenge aims to find the best
Previous 'ShotOniPhone' feature

Since Apple first joined Instagram in September 2017, iPhone users have been encouraged to tag their photos using the hashtag ‘#ShotOniPhone.’ Doing so gives them the opportunity to be featured on the company’s account. And today an extension to this campaign has been announced.

Between January 22 and February 7, Apple is running a new ‘Shot on iPhone Challenge’ which aims to “select 10 winning photos” which will be announced in February. The winning shots will then be included on billboards across a number of cities and inside Apple Stores across the globe. The company will also feature the shots on its official website.

The ten photos will be handpicked by a total of 11 judges which include Apple’s own Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing, Phil Schiller, two iPhone photographers, Austin Mann & Annet de Graaf, and even President Obama’s chief official White House Photographer, Pete Souza.

Keen iPhone photographers out there that may be interested in the campaign and are 18 years or older can submit their shots on both Twitter and Instagram using the ‘#ShotOniPhone’ hashtag and including the model used in the caption of the image. Users of Chinese social network Weibo can also submit photos by adding the model and #ShotOniPhone# to the caption.

Alternatively, if social networks aren’t your thing, iPhone owners can send Apple the highest resolution version of photos directly via the email. In this case, the file format needs to be ‘firstname_lastname_iphonemodel.’



1. master-mkk

Posts: 214; Member since: Aug 27, 2014

the first photo looks stunning Where was this photo taken?

2. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

It's Petra located in Jordan. And I agree the photo is stunning

3. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

So one article on PA about how 'we' hate shot on a ..... next up, the new shot on a .... challenge

4. afrohoxha

Posts: 264; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

They can't resist even a day without messing up

5. joshuaswingle

Posts: 730; Member since: Apr 03, 2018

Wasn't the other one solely about "shot on" watermarks on images? And it was an opinion article. Those don't affect news coverage.

6. theviolinist

Posts: 209; Member since: Feb 03, 2018

Trolling without a clue

8. Vancetastic

Posts: 1845; Member since: May 17, 2017

Yes, you usually are.

11. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Next time I will put the /s at the end so even you will get it ;)

7. Techzalot

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 19, 2018

I think they mean best edited in photoshop...


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Petra is a stunning place but the photo is not that good. It has noise and it's blurry, so the quality is nothing to write about!

10. midan

Posts: 3206; Member since: Oct 09, 2017

it's taken with iPhone 7, it's amazing photo, the photo is not blurry, it's the way how this site compress the photos. Also that's not even the full photo, not even close.

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