Earlier this year, apple The “Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge” competition was announced, inviting users from around the world to submit macro images they clicked on. Now, Apple has announced the winners of the competition, one of them is Prajwal Chougule, a software engineer from Kolhapur.
The image that won the award for Chougule is dew on a spider web – it’s actually a pretty striking image.Speaking of the winning photo, Chougule said he was with his iPhone 13 Pro”‘Golden Hour’ brings the best of nature and is a photographer’s delight. The dew on the spider web caught my eye and I was fascinated by how the dried spider silk formed a necklace with dew droplets that shimmered like pearls Glowing.” Chougule says it’s like “a work of art on the canvas of nature” for him.
Chougule has been using an iPhone for a while and owned an iPhone 6S before getting his current iPhone 13 Pro. By the way, Apple introduced macro mode for the first time in the iPhone 13 series. For Chougule, photography has been a passion since his college days. He started out with street photography, then moved to a more minimalist style, as he said he liked to isolate his subjects to avoid clutter.
For Chougule, the macro is a “very interesting but equally challenging type of photography. Aside from choosing a unique subject, I think the most important aspects of making a great image are lighting, composition, a clean contrasting background, and patience.” .”
As a reward, Chougule’s image, along with other winners, will be featured on Apple’s official website, Apple’s Instagram page, and billboards in select cities around the world, including where the winner lives.
10 winning photos were carefully selected by international judges, the top 10 winners are from China, Hungary, India, Italy, Spain, Thailand, and the United States.
Mumbai-based photographer Apeksha Maker, who was part of the jury, said of Chougule’s photo: “It’s so perfect, it looks like an illustration. The neatly arranged dew on the spider’s web is captured in great detail. It’s something most people will miss around them. There’s a certain harmony in the droplets; at first glance, the viewer might be deceived by the theme.”
Other winning photos from Apple included snowflakes in a dog’s hair, spongy hibiscus flowers, and strawberries engulfed in bubbles of baking soda.