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Monthly Pokémon GO AR Photo Showcase: February 2019

Monthly Pokémon GO AR Photo Showcase: February 2019

As Pokémon GO advances within the subject of AR know-how, it solely is sensible that Trainers worldwide turn into increasingly more interactive in the best way they play. A part of this isn’t solely being a Pokémon Coach however being an AR Photographer as properly.

All through this previous month, Trainers worldwide have gone out to photograph Pokémon within the wild. Together with these pictures, they’ve introduced again a narrative to inform. On this article, we’ll check out these Pictures, the tales behind them, and the Trainers who took them. These are their photographs, these are their tales.

With out additional ado, let’s check out February’s AR Photograph Showcase!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Beginning this month, the Showcase will change! Compared to earlier than, we’ll now have a themed showcase every month, this month’s theme is PARTY! Now, this doesn’t imply we need to see an overabundance of Celebration-hat Pikachus, be humorous, be intelligent, be distinctive, you might have a full field of Pokémon at your disposal to take photographs of! For extra info, check out the Last Notes part.

On this phase, we check out the AR Pictures and tales submitted by your fellow Trainers.

The Mexican Flag Pokémon

“It was an exquisite Saturday afternoon in Mexico Metropolis. The daylight wasn’t harsh in any respect, and a mild wind blew every so often. The sky was very clear, painted with probably the most good shades of blue. At one level, I noticed a rainbow within the sky, despite the fact that it wasn’t raining. The wind began to blew stronger, and I began to sweat, I used to be very confused. I heard a strong and delightful cry, however nobody else appeared to have heard it. I appeared up, and there was it, the majestic rainbow Pokémon was in entrance of me. I couldn’t assist however taking this image earlier than it shortly disappeared into the space.”

Location: Ciudad de México, México

Photographer: ElDiosLecum

Aspect Word: Being from México myself, I discover it superb to see a Photographer spotlight our nation in such a easy but lovely approach! – Hub Author Josh Provines

Deoxys’ Destruction

“With a few Deoxys raids within the bag, our raid group was nonetheless in search of the “actual” one… All the earlier ones was Ditto a few hours after we caught them… However this one was totally different. You possibly can really feel it’s unimaginable energy from the second it appeared. As Deoxys analyzed the environment, I felt strain on my chest and my imaginative and prescient began getting blurry… Even my digital camera lenses began shaking once I pressed the seize button… Shortly that every thing went black and once I got here to my senses Deoxys was gone. That made me clear, that I nonetheless have an extended approach to go as a Pokémon coach earlier than I’ll also have a probability towards this legendary power-house.”

Location: Steiermark, Austria

Photographer: Shadowcold69

Golden Claws

“Final day of the Kyogre & Groudon as raid bosses & I nonetheless hadn’t caught a shiny type of them, so my final raid of the day was this Groudon, I used to be past exiting simply to get out of my automotive & take an AR pic of it, by no means thought I might get a lot pleasure from taking a Pokémon AR shot.”


Location: Texas, United States

Photographer: Only6pokemon

Aspect Observe: I completely love seeing the change of shade on this image. Going from a darkish blue to a shiny yellow with the golden-green hue of Groudon in between makes for a shocking array of life and shade – Hub Author Josh provines

A Sundown With Growlithe

“I used to be speaking a stroll in a park close to my neighborhood once I noticed a wild Growlithe enjoying round within the solar. It seemed so pleased enjoying that I didn’t need to intrude. However on my approach out of the park, I observed the gorgeous sundown and thought, “hey, this can be a great place for a photograph!” It took a couple of tries, however I lastly obtained the image I needed.”

Location: Florida, United States

Photographer: Totopa99

Solar’s Getting Actual Low…

“What an unimaginable factor to have the ability to coexist in the identical world as Pokémon. I discovered this Onix peacefully making its approach via a valley because the sundown, and couldn’t assist however to really feel an awesome sense of contentment even because it towered over me and forged its shadow vastly throughout the bottom. Til we meet once more…”

Location: Pennsylvania, United States

Photographer: pkmnphotographer

Sunny Winter Afternoon

“As I handed the inexperienced bench proven on this image, I couldn’t assist however consider how nice of a spot it will’ve been for a shoot of a shiny Swinub. I used to be somewhat dissatisfied to discover a regular one subsequent to it as an alternative — however then this man spawned proper after! Clearly, it needed to get photographed!”

Location: Finland

Photographer: ShadowMetaru

Hunter From The Sky

“So I used to be taking a hike via the forest within the west of Leipzig, in search of some new Pokémon to catch. With no signal forward, the silent hunter struck from the sky with a primal scream. To save lots of myself I simply jumped apart and took this fast snapshot. Good factor my buddy Luxio was with me and gave him a tough Wild Cost, what scared him away.”

Location: Leipzig, Germany

Photographer: RSRipper

Let’s get again to the fundamentals of AR Images, it’s time to take a look at the uncooked, unfiltered, and unedited AR Pictures that your fellow Trainers have taken.

Coral Seashore

“Was lazing on the seashore once I observed one thing popping out of the ocean. Think about my shock once I noticed this! I assumed it might run, however I feel he fairly appreciated having his photograph taken! It wasn’t too lengthy earlier than extra Corsola appeared, however none favored their photograph taken fairly this a lot. We ended up enjoying within the sea and making sand castles all day earlier than he virtually hopped into my Pokéball on his personal!”

Location: Quintana Roo, México

Photographer: Chesterpokego


“On my 30th birthday, I took a visit to Mexico. Whereas exploring the coast, I noticed a Totodile. He was completely satisfied to see me. He had misplaced his mom you see. I took him again residence to be reunited together with his household, however not earlier than snapping a fast shot of the water Pokémon.”

Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Photographer: TheOreoFilling


“This can be a big, previous cemetery with wildlife and Pokémon alike. Individuals come right here to stroll and for peace and quiet away from the town very similar to a park. Ironic this grave sits beneath a Pokémon GO fitness center. Whereas Pokémon don’t nest on this cemetery, this poor Murkrow can almost all the time be discovered beneath the health club, loyally at Ash’s aspect.”

Location: Michigan, United States

Photographer: M3g4n4nn3

The Shiny Rainbow Pokémon

“It was a vibrant and scorching day. I made a decision to exit to fill my Dex with new entries. As I used to be strolling down the road, a gush of wind and one thing so brilliant. It was a shiny Ho-oh! No marvel it was so vibrant that day. I managed to seize the sweetness with my nation’s flag behind it. After which it flew away.”

Location: State of 9, Malaysia

Photographer: SyafiqMadzli


“All through the three hours of Group Day, I used to be looking for the right spot to take an AR photograph of the beautiful Shiny Dratini. It wasn’t till the final 10 minutes that I observed the two lovely Cherry Blossom timber completely align with each other. It had rained earlier that day however the darker tone of the mud complimented the pink petals on the bottom even additional. So I took a stepped again, aligned the shot, and the second was captured.”

Location: Tennessee, United States

Photographer: ProdigiesNation

Aspect Word: Does the consumer above ring a bell? It positive does for me, you’ll be able to think about my response as I used to be going via entries, checking AR Photographs, after which noticing ‘ProdigiesNation’ within the nook of the image. Placing it merely, My. Jaw. Dropped. I’m ecstatic to see that the AR Showcase has reached so far as the Youtuber spectrum now! What an honor! – Hub Author Josh Provines


“I used to be having a stroll with my buddies late night time by way of a path everybody used to keep away from. Although adviced to not head there at night time, we determined to test it out. Not lengthy after, we realized a shady little object to be levitating in entrance of us. We needed to have a superb look as to what it was, so we headed in the direction of it. There it was! A Misdreavus with a daunting smile on its face. We might do nothing however simply RUN. We by no means went via that space once more.”

Location: Nainital, India

Photographer: Nitesh8902okay

Anybody Residence?

“Certainly one of my favourite and fairly hidden native Pokéstops, an previous hand carved from rock grain mill, courting again to the early 1900s. After crawling into the mill, I took a collection of pics of simply spawned Parasect wanting into the opening. One in every of my simpler shoots, time and site each labored nicely in my favor!”

Location: New South Wales, Australia

Photographer: sara22au

Sneaky Swinub

“I took a visit to Minnehaha Falls for group day. It’s fairly majestic to place it shortly and I simply thought to myself I’d actually wish to snap a photograph of a shiny swinub inside this frozen waterfall. To my shock amongst 4 different Swinub at this location. One among them was shiny! The exhausting half was getting up there contained in the cave-like space. After some trial and error climbing this frozen hillside. I lastly made it inside and I used to be capable of snap this image! I really feel that is precisely the place I might see one out within the wild. I’m ecstatic I received to expertise this in individual. I legitly felt like a Pokémon coach chasing after this Pokémon. So I needed to share this photograph and even when it isn’t showcased. I simply need to thank Niantic for making this superior recreation that promotes good enjoyable and well being. But in addition provides me an opportunity to relive that nostalgia of my youthful days booting up Pokémon Blue. Sustain the great work!”

Location: Minnesota, United States

Photographer: Xavier

Lake’s Magical Warden

“We went to Georgia for trip. Whereas doing analysis, we stumbled upon a magical wanting lake. So we took its location by way of GPS and determined to go by automotive. It was a bumpy journey going there and it felt like we’re going nowhere. Lastly, we arrived. As quickly as we obtained out of our automotive, we felt chills operating down our spines and creeping into each bone of our physique. We have been strolling in the direction of the lake once we heard a loud splash up forward. It was there that we noticed it. It was standing gracefully. We have been overcome with awe and captivated by its unbelievable look. As soon as we got here again to our senses, we tried to understand what we have been taking a look at. We stumbled upon a dog-looking creature glowing like crystal with white, ribbon-like tails flawlessly floating round it. We realized that this phenomenal creature is the warden of the lake. It protects, purifies and defends the lake, protecting it lovely and peaceable. I instantly took a photograph earlier than it will get mad at us and voila! Benefit from the picture of the lake’s magical warden. (Because of A1iMB and DeaNatural)”

Location: Georgia, United States

Photographer: 2AmspeC2

Reply From The Different Aspect…

“I awakened in the midst of the night time, sat up in my mattress, fairly didn’t know what had woken me up solely that I used to be sweating & shivering. I attempted to slide again in my mattress however was having hassle falling again to sleep, I stayed there like half an hour however to no avail. Then I took out a blanket, wrapped it round me and went outdoors for a stroll, as I used to be strolling into the night time, I used to be feeling very uneasy, a continuing feeling that somebody was taking a look at me, following me within the darkness, I ended 2-Three occasions checked my environment however couldn’t see something uncommon, shrugging the thought off I stored strolling, the moonlight was trickling by way of the lifeless branches of the wintry timber, a gentle night time breeze blowing and barking of stray canine at times was maintaining the night time alive. I used to be now strolling previous a 50-year-old deserted storehouse, once I heard somebody name my identify, I seemed round to seek out nobody, abruptly I felt one thing grabbed me from behind, startled I leaped ahead, as I seemed behind I noticed a thick dense fog floating in mid-air, I froze in my place as I noticed it floating in the direction of me …. simply then I noticed it, coming down from shadows, it was Dusknoir it gave out a rumbling noise & opened up its stomach and I might see the fog swiftly making an attempt to maneuver away from it however Dusknoir was quick it sucked up the fog inside a minute. He checked out me for a minute after which vanished within the wintry night time. Days later I came upon Dusknoir truly takes away unrest souls to the spirit world when they’re misplaced, I don’t know what occurred that night time however I positive was glad I used to be protected and had a light feeling of gratitude in the direction of Dusknoir…”

Location: Uttar Pradesh, India

Photographer: Agnimitra Sutradhar

Aspect Notice: Night time-time photographs should be a number of the hardest to get proper, however this photographer managed to get an distinctive shot regardless of that. Having the moon because the centerpiece with a perspective from down under makes for a wonderfully spooky photograph – Hub Author Josh Provines

An Historic Flying Beast

“It’s a uncommon factor to ever encounter the traditional flying rock beast referred to as Aerodactyl. So take the prospect when you have it. Typically it’s the Pokémon that’s the topic, typically it’s the modifying of the photograph. Typically it’s the foreground. This time it’s the mixture of an exquisite sundown and a uncommon Pokémon.”

Location: Karlstad, Sweden

Photographer: Bejemannen

This phase highlights the Pictures taken by our very personal AR Masters, people who we have now deemed to be elite within the area of AR Images.

Ghost Busted

“I had been holding onto this Duskull for WEEKS as a result of I knew I needed to do one thing extra than simply my ordinary AR photographs. I type of stumbled upon my inspiration by accident one night time whereas farming Pokéstops. I ended in a parking zone and noticed the bars on a constructing I had seen a thousand occasions earlier than. However this time, it struck me as being an ideal, spooky setting for Duskull. I truly tried this photograph on a number of totally different nights earlier than I lastly determined to actually go all out and escape the tripod to get the 2 pictures required to mix this shot completely.”

Location: Hawaii, United States

AR Grasp: Ryusui

Hub Household

“I took many footage this final occasion for the brand new years Pokémon I went round making an attempt to provide you with a number of AR footage then all the GOHub household altering their footage to what their Chinese language zodiac is and it gave me the thought to do all of them to point out my love for all the GOHub reps. 😁”

Location: Connecticut, United States

AR Grasp: Rogue


“At first, I used to be skeptical concerning the launch of GOSnapshot. Photographing all these distinctive Pokémon out of your stock would take away the journey of discovering a wild Pokémon and sharing it. Properly, that’s partly true. Whereas I nonetheless worth a wild Dragonite AR photograph over a GOSnapshot, the function provides us numerous new prospects! For instance, Pokémon now have actual shadows, so I needed to check out this Charizard and ended up with this photograph which wasn’t attainable with out the brand new function! For a lot of new concepts to return!”

Location: Brussels, Belgium

AR Grasp: Ash Ketzchup

To spotlight the range in AR Images, Professor Willow has tasked our AR Masters with some particular Photograph Analysis. Final month Professor Willow requested the AR Masters to exit within the wild and Photograph PINK Pokémon.

Her first day as a nurse

“I used to be strolling round ready for group day begin and there’s I assumed it might be cute to have Chansey in entrance of a faculty like she was the nurse it took just a little time to get it in the suitable place I’m joyful about I received all the faculty within the image it took a bit time to place the hat on to however it’s one in every of my greatest AR photographs”

Location: Connecticut, United States

AR Grasp: Rogue

Into the Deep

“When Professor Willow requested us to get photographs of a pink Pokémon, I knew simply the one to submit. Being in Hawaii, Corsola was the right match for me. This photograph was taken at our native aquarium, The Maui Ocean Middle. I knew I needed an underwater photograph of Corsola however had no concept easy methods to obtain it. This turned the right compromise.

Location: Hawaii, United States

AR Grasp: Ryusui 

This phase is supposed to point out off the AR Pictures that didn’t fairly make it for one cause or one other.

Photographer: Only6pokemonPhotographer: 3ProngsPhotographer: Meilinr2Photographer: TheCheezGuyPhotographer: LeToncePhotographer: LionelRodriPhotographer: HelahiroPhotographer: pkmnphotographerPhotographer: PokedogZeldaPhotographer: AdamAaarghPhotographer: Olzzon9505Photographer: sara22auPhotographer: XSpaceRebelXPhotographer: BejemannenPhotographer: Byron9090Photographer: Will-O-wispPhotographer: F12BPhotographer: PopPunkPokemonYT

This showcase has despatched me by way of considerably of a curler coaster of feelings, first GO Snapshot was launched, exponentially rising the variety of entries I noticed are available by an immense quantity. Second, I used to be extraordinarily stunned to see common Pokémon GO Youtuber, ProdigiesNation, take a shot within the showcase and submit his very personal photograph (I don’t fanboy typically, however I may need screeched slightly once I observed it). Lastly, the rationale this showcase is so essential to me is as a result of this shall be remaining showcase on this format that we’ll see, due to GO Snapshot and the variety of entries anticipated to come up with each month that passes, the AR Masters, the GO Hub Group, and I’ve determined any further to make themed month-to-month entries!

Placing it merely, this needs to be one of the notable showcases I’ve labored on in fairly some time. I’m extraordinarily joyful to see how far the showcase has reached, and the way far it can go as time goes on.

AR Photograph Showcase Modifications

  • AR Photograph entries will now have a required theme, which means in case your photograph or hooked up story doesn’t hyperlink nicely to the theme for the month, it gained’t be chosen!
  • The showcase will (any longer, I hope) be revealed on the first day of the month, in it, you’ll discover the theme for that month.
  • AR Photograph entries will now be closing one week previous to the publication of the showcase.
  • If you’d like a heads-up on subsequent month’s theme, check out our Discord web page so you can begin taking photographs!


  • To submit a photograph for subsequent month’s showcase, fill out this Google type! Entries shall be closing on March 25th at Three PM CDT.
  • Need to speak to the AR Masters? Go to the #Ask-the-AR-Masters channel on our Discord!
  • If you wish to see footage from a number of the photographers above, check out the #AR-Footage channel on our Discord!
  • Need to see how the photographs this month examine to the earlier months? Comply with the Month-to-month Pokémon GO AR Photograph Showcase Tag!

Take some nice photographs, have some nice enjoyable, and above all else keep protected, Trainers!

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