Travel photographer tests iPhone 7 in Rwanda

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By Daniel Sabiiti


Travel photographer Austin Mann, has arguably been the first person to take professional travel pictures in Rwanda using the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which were released by Apple in San Francisco this September.

Austin Mann, is a professional Travel photographer who specializes in using the iPhone phone camera brand for his photography around the world. He was in Rwanda this week to do some test photography for National Geographic Travel (NatGeoTravel).


Mann also did shots with the iPhone 7’s camera while exploring Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, Mountain Gorillas, Lake Kivu and landscapes among other travel shots which he shared with many of his followers on tweeter and blogged tips of how to do travel photography in Africa.

While in Rwanda Mann said the Good news (Amakuru) from Rwanda is that he was excited to announce I’ve been pre-release testing the iPhone 7 Plus camera and put it to work.


“This year I’ve been working with and testing the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in Rwanda. I trekked to a volcano and photographed mountain gorillas, putting the iPhone to work” Mann said in his blog.

The amazing photos of Rwanda have also grabbed the attention of Apple’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tim Cook, who also remarked on the art work by Mann,


“Stunning iPhone 7 photos from Rwanda, by travel photographer Austin Mann” Tim Cook said on his tweeter.

One of Mann’s pieces is Rwanda’s rugged hills which he described as one which provides travelers remote and stunning views of the African nation (Rwanda) known as the ‘Land of a Thousand Hills. Shot with the iPhone 7 over southwest Rwanda.


The new iPhone7 has specifications that are yet to be enjoyed by many Rwandan lovers of the brand. The Jet-black Apple iPhone 7 has a water-resistant body, better cameras, more storage -256GB capacity -and no headphone jack (hands-on), and in Glossy jet black, matte black, gold, silver, rose gold colors.

The iPhone series is yet to be released on the Rwandan market.




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