Apple Reveals iPhone 11 Night Mode Photo Challenge Winners

Last month, Apple launched a Night Mode photo challenge, inviting customers around the world to share their best low-light photos captured with the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, or iPhone 11 Pro Max.

Apple today revealed the six winning photos from thousands of submissions worldwide. The winning photos will be featured in a gallery on Apple.com, on Apple's social media platforms, and on billboards globally. Apple said it will pay a licensing fee to the winning photographers for use of such photos in its marketing.

Konstantin Chalabov / Moscow, Russia / iPhone 11 Pro:

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Andrei Manuilov / Moscow, Russia / iPhone 11 Pro Max:

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Mitsun Soni / Mumbai, India / iPhone 11 Pro:

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Rubén P. Bescós / Pamplona, Spain / iPhone 11 Pro Max:

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Rustam Shagimordanov / Moscow, Russia / iPhone 11:

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Yu "Eric" Zhang / Beijing, China / iPhone 11 Pro Max:

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Apple's panel of judges shared their thoughts on what made these photos stand out from the pack in the press release.

Top Rated Comments

H3LL5P4WN Avatar
34 months ago
Man, some of those are spectacular.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
thelookingglass Avatar
34 months ago
Man, insane photos. I wonder how much touch up there was in post for these. These couldn't have just been straight out of camera?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MisterSavage Avatar
34 months ago

I feel that the tree photo is not Mumbai. Shop signs seem to be in Arabic. And the taxis that run there don't have that lighted indicator on the top like that either. Erroneous location tags?

Amazing photos!

Has anyone else noticed that the 5th shot isn't Moscow though and is actually Norway?
Maybe it's where the photographer is from?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
orbital~debris Avatar
34 months ago
Agreed. Some amazing photography, and really unique.

@GeoStructural I think the balconies one is all about the detail (and depth of detail), given its night time and the limited light sources aren’t giving widespread illumination.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kirk.vino Avatar
34 months ago

Absolutely gorgeous photos. Interesting to have two winners from Moscow.

There is a joke I would insert if this were a PRSI topic....
Actually, 3!
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kabeyun Avatar
34 months ago
Absolutely beautiful shots. Although dedicated cameras still win, you need to get higher up on that echelon to beat what iPhones can now do. It’s amazing how phone-based camera systems have really arrived, from professional-quality photography to filmmaking.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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