Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia Company, invites its community in Saudi Arabia to create and share their most uplifting and inspirational images as part of NEXT-IMAGE 2020, the world’s biggest smartphone photography and video competition that received over 520,000 entries last year alone.

Open to Huawei smartphone owners, HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE 2020 will offer amateur smartphone photographers and visual storytellers who share their uplifting images, over 70 chances to win cash prizes of up to $10,000 including HUAWEI’s latest flagship device, the HUAWEI P40 Pro, with the most powerful images selected by a collection of the world’s leading photography experts.

HUAWEI has introduced video and storytelling categories to recognise how modern media formats can help users to create new, unique and powerful narratives. HUAWEI is encouraging entrants to explore different perspectives to discover the diversity and beauty of life, with six distinct categories.

HUAWEI NEXT-IMAGE 2020

• Near Far: Use your smartphone camera to capture hidden gems and different perspectives – whether you’re inside or out.

• Good Night: Capture fun moments at night or in a low light environment. Reflect the atmosphere of the moment and get creative.

• Hello, Life! A picture is worth a thousand words – so capture and share the emotion or inspiration you take from your everyday.

• Faces: Experiment with identity and the power of portrait photography. Capture the faces of those closest to you.

• Live Moments: Shoot and produce a short video or mobile movie of up to 10 minutes. Express your creativity and share positive stories in the form of moving images.

• Storyteller: Use a set of photos to express emotions to tell your personal story. Story must include 3-9 images.


HUAWEI has invited some of the world’s leading photography experts to select the winners of its NEXT-IMAGE Awards 2020, with world-leaders across a variety of photography styles represented.

• Steve McCurry is a winner of numerous awards including the Robert Capa Medal, the National Press Photographer's Award, and four Jose Awards. A knight of French culture and art, McCurry’s photographed entitled “Afghanistan Girl” has become one of the most iconic and powerful works in the history of photography.

• Elizaveta Porodina, is a renowned fashion portrait photographer from Russia. A leading light in experimental fashion and fine art photography, Porodina’s work is famous for its use of alternative shapes and eye-catching colours.

• Reuben Krabbe is a Canadian extreme sports photographer, who uses creative photography techniques to display polarised styles and subjects such as solar eclipses. Krabbe will add energy and new possibilities to the judging panel.

• Karolina Henke is a well-known Swedish photographer with a unique visual narrative and artistic identity. Henke has an esteemed standing in field of international fashion and art photography.

Andrew Garrihy, the global chief brand officer of HUAWEI Consumer Business, and Li Changzhu, vice minister of consumer strategy marketing department of HUAWEI CBG will also help to select the winning entries.



For more information on NEXT-IMAGE 2020 and how to enter, please visit the official website of the tournament (https://gallery.consumer.HUAWEI.com), noting that participants should upload their images on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags: #HuaweiNextImage and #CapturedOnHuawei

And the participants should upload their images on Huawei community in Saudi through the link - https://consumer.huawei.com/sa/community/gallery/?forumId=40353


Timeline and Prizes

Deadline for entries: July 31, 2020
Competition judging period: August 2020
Contest Results Revealed: September 2020


• Grand Prize: Photographer of the Year (3 winners)

o $10,000 NEXT-IMAGE Creation Fund (Before Tax)
o HUAWEI P40 Pro (8GB+256GB, Random Colour)
o Electronic award certificate

• Category Winners (15 winners)

o $1,000 NEXT-IMAGE Creation Fund (Before Tax)
o HUAWEI P40 Pro (8GB+256GB, Random Colour)
o Electronic award certificate

• Runners-up (50 winners)

o HUAWEI P40 Pro (8GB+256GB, Random Colour)
o Electronic award certificate

• Honourable mentions (5 winners)

o HUAWEI P40 Pro (8GB+256GB, Random Colour)
o Electronic award certificate

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