A smartphone has several functions. It has several applications. We can translate a message. We can pay. We can update a file in a drive. We can receive a message sent automatically by a smart gadget. We can read a news feed. We can take photos. What is the easiest way? Let’s take a photo. Precisely for this reason, the performance of a smartphone’s camera is very important. Can you get a professional photo with a spatfone? Yes.
This year, ShotByMi 2020 is aiming to bring out the photographer inside of Mi fans by inspiring more and more Mi fans to feel the charm of photography and empowering them to create Mi-fans-only photographic art. By returning to photography itself, ShotByMi 2020 is giving the worldwide Mi fans a chance to explore their own stories behind photographic works and showcase their unique visions to the whole world.
On July 15th, ShotByMi 2020 Episode One Summer Vibes came to a successful end, attracting over 31,000 photos and short videos in 35,000 entries from 155 countries and regions.
On August 1st, ShotByMi official team announced the final winner @Kyaw zin htun for the Grand Prize including $5000 creative fund and Mi phone for Xiaomi’s official photography shooting program. Outstanding Prize winners were announced as well.
ShotByMi 2020 Episode Two Street Life is open for entries on August 5th. Street Photography is a challenging and yet exciting genre of photography that records everyday life in a public place. It will be another great chance for Mi fans to refuel their inspiration and unfold their street life story.
As before, world-class photographers Michael Yamashita and three other influential photographers Jordi Koalitic, Jord Hammond and Clay Enos are the final judges for the winning photographs evaluation and selection. This is a whole new perspective for ShotByMi 2020 to be a more high-profile international photography contest with professional photographers onboard.
Especially the leading judge Michael Yamashita, a world-famous photographer for National Geographic Magazine, is the 2020 recipient of the 9th annual Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) special ‘Photography Appreciation Award’.
Not only partnering up with short-video sharing APP Likee and online photographers community 500px, ShotByMi 2020 Episode 2: Street Life is also getting support from FeiyuTech to push the contest together.
ShotByMi 2020: Your Vision, Your Story. Xiaomi looks forward to exploring more life beauty with Mi Fans through the lens of Xiaomi smartphones.
ShotByMi 2020 link: event.mi.com/global/shotbymi/