It may take a while, but when you work hard and be patient, your talent will eventually be recognised.

This rang true for a Malaysian photographer named Dinie Aiman.

Turning a photo into a story

One photo taken by the talented photographer caught the attention of none other than that of tech giant Apple.

Apple featured the image, which shows a man gazing out at the fields located in Kampung Sahabat, Perlis, on their Instagram page.

The image was reposted by Apple to their 21 million followers with the caption: “Humanity turns a photo into a story.”

Check out the gorgeous photo below:

“Humanity turns a photo into a story." #malaysia #ShotoniPhone by Dinie A. @dinnyaiman

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According to a report by Malay Mail, Dinie had originally posted the image on his Instagram in June last year.

Instagram users who saw the photo were wowed by Dinie's talents, as well as the composition of the photo.

“It doesn’t even look like a photo, more like a painting,” said @moej__.

“An impressionist landscape. Gorgeous,” wrote @robsonmm.

Good job, Dinie! Can't wait to see what other amazing photos you cook up.