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Apple highlights Terengganu beach photo taken by Malaysian policeman

Apple has shared {a photograph} of dawn on a seaside in Terengganu on its official Instagram account in the present day (Jan 16).

The picture taken by native policeman Azmeer Iskandar has obtained over 300,000 likes on the tech firm’s official Instagram account. Apple shared the picture with the caption “Proper place, proper time”.

Different Malaysians have reacted positively to the put up by expressing their delight at seeing Terengganu being showcased on the account, which has greater than 21 million followers. They’re additionally congratulating Azmeer on his achievement.

When contacted by The Star, the 28-year-old primarily based in Terengganu expressed his pleasure, saying he shot the picture with an iPhone XR.

“Earlier than I went to mattress final night time, I acquired an Instagram notification from Apple. However I ignored it as a result of I wished to sleep. After I wakened, I used to be shocked to see that my picture has been shared by Apple and that it now has over 300,000 likes,” he stated.

Azmeer initially posted the picture, taken at a seaside in Rusila Marang, onto his Instagram account below the deal with @aazmeeriskndr again in August 2019. He recalled asking his associates to affix him for a stroll on the seaside to take images at daybreak.

“The seaside is barely 10 minutes away from the place I stay. I consider that is the primary time that Terengganu has been featured on the Apple Instagram web page,” he stated.

That is the second time in current months that the Apple Instagram account has featured {a photograph} taken by a Malaysian. Final month, Apple shared a picture of a paddy area in Perlis taken by 20-year-old pupil Dinie Aiman Sukhaizar.

Apple updates the Instagram account every day with specifically chosen photographs taken by different customers from everywhere in the world with the hashtag #ShotoniPhone.

Azmeer, who was born in Kuala Lumpur, has spent eight years in Terengganu the place he’s stationed in Cabang Tiga. He added that he hopes the picture on the Apple Instagram web page will encourage extra folks to go to Malaysia.

“I believe the timing is ideal as a result of it is Go to Malaysia Yr 2020. Our nation has a variety of lovely locations to supply and I consider extra folks needs to be privy to that.”

Azmeer presently has over 40,000 followers on his private Instagram account, which is crammed with lovely photographs of his travels and every day life, and regards pictures as a passion.

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