Apple facing protests says itll pay ShotOniPhone photo contest winners

first_img Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 Apple 16 Photos reading • Apple, facing protests, says it’ll pay #ShotOniPhone photo contest winners See It See it Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? $999 Paddle through 16 breathtaking and prize-winning underwater photos See It Netpicks: What’s on your favorite video streaming sites around the web.Movie Magic: The secrets behind the scenes of your favorite films and filmmakers. CNET may get a commission from retail offers. Tags Apple iPhone XS Share your voice $999 Best Buy Dear @Apple, this was #ShotOnIphone, but I’d rather not be #ExploitedByApple. You are a super-rich company. You should #paythephotographers.— David Hobby (@strobist) January 23, 2019 Sprintcenter_img Sep 1 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors $999 6 Apple Comments Mentioned Above Apple iPhone XS (64GB, space gray) Apple for years has publicized the creative possibilities of its smartphones with the #ShotOniPhone hashtag, here used on the company’s Instagram page. Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET Facing complaints from photographers, Apple has changed its #ShotOniPhone photo contest to pay the 10 winners. Apple announced the iPhone photo contest this week, offering winners a chance to see their photos on billboards, in Apple stores and in other marketing efforts as Apple publicized the phones and the photos. Plenty of people have submitted entries on Twitter and Instagram, but others objected to the fact that Apple didn’t promise any sort of prize money. “Dear @Apple, this was #ShotOnIphone, but I’d rather not be #ExploitedByApple,” tweeted photographer David Hobby, showing a dramatic photo of a gull with wings outstretched. “You are a super-rich company. You should #paythephotographers.” Evidently Apple was persuaded by the viewpoint. “Apple believes strongly that artists should be compensated for their work,” the Apple contest announcement now reads. “Photographers who shoot the final 10 winning photos will receive a licensing fee for use of such photos on billboards and other Apple marketing channels.” See All Boost Mobile $999 Apple tries hard to promote its phones, tablets and PCs as superior tools for creative types, and it’s earned an impressively large and loyal customer base. But the prize-money fracas showed some of the limits to that enthusiasm. With a global stock-photo market and plenty of people willing to give their photos away for free, professional photographers face plenty of challenges making a living in the digital age. Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. • Preview • iPhone XS is the new $1,000 iPhone X See It Review • iPhone XS review, updated: A few luxury upgrades over the XR Mobile Photography Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean itlast_img

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