Originally posted on Gigaom:
During an Apple product launch, you can expect two things: insanely long lines and then photos of jubilation as the first people emerge with the cradle of civilization — err, an iPhone — wrapped neatly in a white box and tucked in a white drawstring bag. People go to desperate lengths to become the first in line and get that prized image; one guy even flew from California to Australia to be the first person in the world to receive an iPhone 6.
We assembled a montage of the best scenes from around the globe, which featured appearances from a costumed Steve Jobs to the actual Tom Cook.
From Apple’s home base in Palo Alto:
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