Huawei, one of the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer announced the launch of the third annual HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE Awards. Following the launch is the call for all visual creatives around the globe to submit their entries until July 31, 2019 to compete and become one of the NEXT-IMAGE finalists, whose work will be judged by a panel of world-class photographers, curators, and visual artists.
Huawei’s flagship smartphones are known for having one of the best cameras in its class. The brand will provide its users with a gallery where they can showcase their work to a global audience, and to date the Awards have seen over 550,000 entries from over 130 countries.
“Through developments in digital photography, HUAWEI has been striving to bring a new photographic experience to our global users through advanced image taking and by redefining the meaning of visual expression making,” said Li Changzhu, Vice President of Handsets Product Line of HUAWEI Consumer Business Group. “The HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE Awards are helping us to reach this goal, and the number of submissions have doubled since their inception in 2017 with over half a million images having been provided. The Awards embody our commitment to providing high-quality tools that help make the work of a new generation of digital artists possible.”
There are six categories in this year’s 2019 HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE AWARDS:
- ‘#Emotion Tag’ – expressing instant emotions by means of smartphone photography;
- ‘Going the Distance’ – discovering new places and experiences by using new features found in a phone camera, especially the zoom features;
- ‘Life Now’ – filming a story in less than 30 seconds.
There are three categories from 2018 that remained such as:
- ‘Faces’, and
One Grand Prize winner will win US$20,000, a HUAWEI P30 Pro, an opportunity to attend the NEXT IMAGE Awards ceremony at Paris Photo 2019, and a winner’s medal or certificate. Six best-in-category will also win in the said contest (each shall take home US$6,000, a Huawei P30 Pro, a medal or certificate, and an opportunity to attend the Awards ceremony), and an additional 50 runner-up prizes awaits to lucky winners and each will get a Huawei P30.
Lucky winners will be announced on September 9, and the 2019 HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE Awards ceremony will happen at Paris Photo 2019 in November.
For more details regarding the said contest, visit https://gallery.consumer.huawei.com