Apple wallpaper for iOS found on the Internet 8




Many wonder how Apple takes beautiful images for the default wallpaper on iOS and OS X. Journalists 9to5Mac found the author’s photo of the Milky Way, which adorns the press pictures iPhone 6 and a standard image background in iOS 8.


In an interview with the photographer Espen Hedzhensenom journalists found that the picture was taken during a ski trip in the mountains of Norway in December last year.

“During the trip, I noticed a clear view of the Milky Way, but the camera could not focus properly on it – prevented the Moon. By nightfall celestial object disappeared from the horizon, and I was able to capture this picture, “- says Espen.

The original version of the photos contained a small Norwegian hut located on a snow-covered mountain slope. Apple considered this element composition superfluous, so using “Photoshop” to remove it from the frame.


Espen also described how the company came to his picture. Laying out a picture in a social network, the future “celebrity” would not even know about what awaits him popular picture. As it turned out, the photo found on the web: Apple.

«Apple came out with me to communicate a few months ago. The company asked to license the image. In July, the company made a second request, but did not specify the cause. And just yesterday I found out why kupertinovtsy took all this trouble with a photograph “- added Espen.

Recall that GM-iOS version 8 has brought a set of new wallpapers for iPhone and iPad (download link here ). The public version of the firmware will debut on September 17 , obviously, in the late afternoon, judging by last year’s experience.


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