The iPhone maker, Apple has announced and is holding a “Shot on iPhone” contest that will feature night mode photographs taken by users. Apple to pay winners of this contest based on the information provided on their page.
Based on this information, Apple will be selecting five winners and they will be compensated for their work and paid licensing fee by Apple to use their photos as it clearly says:
Apple believes strongly that artists should be compensated for their work and will pay a licensing fee to the five winning photographers for use of such photos on Apple marketing channels.Details on the Apple page where they mention that they will pay winners of the “Shot on iPhone” Night Mode contest
The contact has started and submission are allowed until 29 January, 2020. and the winners will be announced in on 4 March, 2020 by some high level judges. The complete list of the judges in available on the Apple’s contest page.
The shots in the contest are to be taken in Night Mode as it is a contest to select the best “Night Mode” shots. Apple introduced the Night Mode in the newer iPhones starting with the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max. The Night Mode basically enhances the photo quality in low light conditions.
The photographers entering the contest must include their iPhone model and are allowed to edit those photos in Apple Photos or even in third party software.
The photos are to be submitted either through Twitter, Instagram or Weibo using the hashtags #ShotoniPhone and #NightmodeChallenge but remember to add the model of the iPhone that was used to capture the photo. Users can also email their submissions at [email protected] using the file format “firstname_lastname_nightmode_iPhonemodel.”
Although according to Apple photos that are to be submitted must not include certain content otherwise they will be ineligible. Apple says on their page:
Should you choose to submit your photos via social media, the images must be made public. Ineligible submissions include photos that violate or infringe upon another person’s rights, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other intellectual property rights or civil rights; contain sexually explicit, nude, obscene, violent or other objectionable or inappropriate content; or in any way disparage Apple or any other person or party.
Following these guidelines, users have until ” 11:59 p.m. PST on January 29 ” to submit their Night Mode photos to the “Shot on iPhone” contest.