“It’s worldwide,” explained Apple’s iPhone Product Marketing Kariann Drance. “We viewed tens of thousands of photographs. The submission came from all over the world, and the winners represent this global iPhone community from Argentina, China, Hungary, India, Italy, Thailand.. Stay informed about local news and weather. Get the NBC Bay Area app for iOS or Android and pick your alerts. Lee told NBC Bay Area she was inspired while in COVID lockdown.
Apple ran a contest in which it invited submissions from across the world to display images made with iPhones. The winner, a Bay Area resident, will have her images displayed on billboards across the city as well as on Apple’s Instagram page. Ashley Lee, a security engineer who recently graduated from graduate school, is one of ten people picked for Apple’s iPhone macro challenge.
“Poured the soda inside the vase, dropped the strawberry in and just waited,” she said, “slowly the bubbles came up on the strawberry and I pressed my iPhone up to the glass and took the macro shots.” You can now see Lee’s photo on billboards across San Francisco.
San Francisco Native Wins Apple’s iPhone Photo Contest. Next time you’re on the freeway, take a look at the new Apple billboards, which will feature stunning images taken by everyday people on their iPhones. NBC Bay Area spoke to Ashley Lee, San Francisco native, about her photo being featured in this new, cool campaign. “I was walking around my house, opened my fridge, saw that we had fruit and cans of soda in the fridge,” she explained. She then found a vase, started to pour and pulled out her iPhone 13.