Apple today revealed the 10 winning photos from the Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge that the company launched earlier this year.

Apple Shot on iPhone Macro Ashley Lee“Strawberry in Soda” by Ashley Lee, from San Francisco, USA

Entrants were able to submit unedited macro photos taken on the iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max directly from the camera, but photos edited via Apple’s Photos app or third-party software were also accepted.

An international panel of expert judges, including Anand Varma, Apeksha Maker, Peter McKinnon, Paddy Chao, Yik Keat Lee, Arem Duplessis, Billy Sorrentino, Della Huff, Kaiann Drance and Pamela Chen, reviewed photos from around the world and selected 10 winners from China, Hungary, India, Italy, Spain, Thailand and the United States.

Winning photos will be celebrated on Apple’s website, Instagram account, and more. Apple also said winning photos could appear in the company’s digital campaigns, such as in Apple Stores or on billboards.

Apple Shot on iPhone macro Daniel Olah“A Drop of Freedom” by Daniel Olah, Budapest, Hungary
Apple Shot on iPhone Macro Jirasak Panpiansin“Hidden Gem” by Jirasak Panpiansin, from Chaiyaphum City, Thailand
Apple Shot on Macro iPhone Marco Colletta“The Grotto” by Marco Colletta, Taranto, Italy

We’ve highlighted some of the winning photos here and the full gallery can be viewed in Apple’s full press release, including comments on each image from the photographer and judges.

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