2012 International Photography Contest

Do you have outstanding photos from your experience abroad? Enter them in the 2012 International Photography Contest by Wednesday February 29th. All students, faculty, staff and alumni are eligible to participate.

Participants may submit up to twelve photos to OEAphotocontest@gmail.com. The photos must fall into the following categories:

1. PEOPLE: Children, adults, families, self portraits
2. NATURE: Plants, landscapes, waterscapes, wildlife
3. ARCHITECTURE: Buildings, cityscapes, landmarks
4. BOBCATS ABROAD: Students wearing OU attire or displaying Bobcat pride
5. SEND ME THERE!: A photo that will inspire others to travel; a shot of you or other students that makes a statement about your experience abroad.                     6. MY VANTAGE POINT: Photos that display views uniquely accessible to students living abroad, social issues, cultural interactions, etc.

1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place and honorable mentions will be selected from each category. First and second place each category will be professionally framed by Lamborn’s Studio & Custom Framing in Athens. Additionally, photos will be uploaded to Facebook and fans will select a “Fan’s Choice” award. Top submissions will also be on display during International Week.

For an official entry form, visit our website. http://www.ohio.edu/educationabroad/Resources/photocontest.html

Check out some of our winners from the 2011 International Photography Contest:

Category: People

1st Place - Kevin Briggs "The Space Cowboy" (Edinburgh, Scotland)

2nd Place – Kevin Briggs “Sword Swallower” (Edinburgh, Scotland)

3rd Place – Katie Mitchell “A Universal Language” (Tixmehauc, Mexico)

Category: Places

1st Place – Adrian Budiman “Parasailing into the Heavens” (Penag, Malaysia)

2nd Place – Lisa Harlan “Volcán Tungurahua” (Ecuador)

3rd Place – Marie Monter Untitled (Cassie, France)

Category: Animals

1st Place – Ussama Kaewpradap “The Spider” (Bangkok, Thailand) 

2nd Place – Heather Weismiller “Shower Time” (Namibia, Africa) 

3rd Place – Heather Weismiller “Mom and Calf” (Namibia, Africa)

Category: Faculty, Staff and Alumni

1st Place – Deborah Meyer “Young  Boy at Sunset” (Kenya)

2nd Place – Deborah Meyer “Heating Up” (Masa, Masa Kenya)

3rd Place – Nancy Stevens”Confidence”  (Uganda)

Category: Facebook Fan’s Choice

Adrian Budiman, “Uluwatu Cliff” (Bali, Indonesia)

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