Apple occasionally commissions artists to experiment with how far they can push iPhone cameras. The third video in this series features water moving in slow motion. It’s enthralling, and it’s all recorded on an iPhone XS.
Ramadan is a month of spiritual reflection for Muslims. Apple sought to honor the holiday with a 15-second “Shot on iPhone XS” spot featuring gorgeous video footage from two photographers from the Middle East.
Finding Balance is a series of sweeping landscapes around the United Arab Emirates. In each beautifully composed scene, people are reflected in water in the foreground to symbolize the self-reflection of the season.
Apple has shared a special video to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
The heartfelt short film, directed by Jia Zhangke, is titled “The Bucket,” and it’s about remembering loved ones when away from home. Apple has also published another two videos in which Zhangke showcases Depth Control and Slo-mo on the iPhone XS.
Apple has decided that it will pay winners of its “Shot on iPhone Challenge” following backlash from artists and creators.
The company plans to use 10 images, which will be showcased on its Instagram channel, on billboards around the world, and in other areas, as part of its newest marketing campaign. Apple originally stated there would be no payment, but it has since changed its mind.