Apple is starting 2020 with an all-new Night Mode photo challenge. The challenge is named as ‘Shot on iPhone’ photography challenge. In this, the users of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max are only invited. They are inviting users around the world to share their best Night Mode photos. It will be captured using the new Night mode in the Camera app. iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro models have the feature that when the phone detects the low light, then it turns on the Night Mode automatically. When feature gets active, then a crescent moon icon at the top turns yellow.
Apple made a lot of song and dance about its new Night Mode feature in the iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max. Now, the company is offering users around the world a challenge. They have to take the best Night Mode photo. And share it with Apple for a chance to be featured on Apple’s very own website. They can also feature the pictures on their official store or official Instagram account.
Apple will start having submissions from 12:01 a.m. PST on January 8. And the submission ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on January 29. There will be a panel of 10 judges who will evaluate the submissions. And the winning photos will be revealed on March 4. The judges are- Malin Fezehai, Tyler Mitchell, Sarah Lee, Alexvi Li, Darren Soh, and Apple’s VP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller, among others. The company will also pay the winners a licensing fee for using their photos on its marketing channels.
A participant should be 18 years of age or older than that. Apple employees are not eligible for this challenge. Apple has shared a PDF with full rules and eligibility details.
You have to upload photos on Instagram or Twitter. And tag them with the #ShotoniPhone and #NightmodeChallenge hashtags. You will also need to email your entries to Apple. You can find details about the competition on Apple’s announcement page.