New this year—
Study Abroad Photo Contest Exhibition
Nov. 9–25th, 2013 | UMD Northern Shores Coffee Shop
Congrats to our winners!
1st Place Culture: Betsy Madole - Galway Local Enjoying Market Green Day - Galway, Ireland
I came across this man on my way to the Sunday market and I couldn't resist asking to take his picture. He looked back at his backdrop, realized how much he looked like an Irish postcard, chuckled, and nodded his head. After I snapped a few shots of him, we struck up a conversation and I became aware that he was what truly made the shot, not just the sweater, the hat, or the pub. When I look at this photo I'm reminded of how incredibly friendly the locals were and how much they always made me feel at home. Be it from the ladies in the teahouse, or "the donut man" at the market, I was always received with great kindness everywhere in Galway.
1st Place - Places: Lance Gauer - New Palais, Potsdam, Germany
Entrance to the incredible walkway from Sans Souci to Neue Palais (the new Palace) in Potsdam, Germany.
1st Place - The Study Abroad Experience: Stephen Coon, Bungee Jumping, New Zealand
The best part about studying abroad is the hundreds of things you do for the first time. Everywhere you go is a new place and has a new thing to do. While in Queenstown, New Zealand, I had the opportunity to cross bungee jumping off my bucket list and I didn't pass it up.
Wed., Nov. 13th, from 4:30–7pm |
UMD Northern Shores Coffee Shop
Refreshments provided |
All are welcome!
At the reception:
- Live voting for "People's Choice" category will take place from 4:30–6:30pm
- $100 prizes to top photo in each category will be announced just before 7pm
- Mingle with past study abroad students & enjoy refreshments!
View this year's finalists on our Facebook page
139 images were submitted to this year's contest. Categories this year were:
Award Category Descriptions
Photos in this category are to portray your country’s local culture. It can range from traditions,
local people, the local scene, fairs, holidays, celebrations, festivals or other cultural activities that
showcase your study abroad country!
Photos in this category are to showcase anything from nature’s beauty such as scenic panoramas to local cityscapes, monuments, architecture or your favorite point of interest.
THE STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE
Photos in this category should best highlight your study abroad experience. It could be anything from your favorite shot of you abroad, to excursions, universities, classrooms or group shots with friends.
UMD's People’s Choice
Voted at the opening night reception of the exhibition during International Education Week.
Past Photo Contests