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Photo Contest

Take a shot!
Think you’ve got the best photos representing Carson College of Business international experiences?
Enter the annual photo contest.

2021 Contest

Deadline:  January 2021

Submit Photos

See your photo on display

Your photo—credited with your name—could become the focal point of Carson College communications:

  • Brochures
  • Web pages
  • Marketing materials
  • Online slideshow of winning photos

Take this opportunity to display your photography skills while giving back to the Carson College of Business.

Categories:

  • Category 1: Best Overall Photo
  • Category 2: Scenic Landmarks & Landscapes
  • Category 3: Capturing Local Culture
  • Category 4: Cougar Pride–Best Flag Photo
  • Category 5: Learning Abroad

Submissions must include:

  • Photographer name
  • Contact information: address, email, and phone
  • Location of study abroad program
  • Major and class standing

Photo guidelines

  • The subject can be either camera aware or not, but the photo/scene should communicate action—the idea or feeling of living or learning.
  • Wherever possible, the person featured should be in the foreground, positioned to allow for the physical environment (landscapes or architecture) to be shown.
  • Try to include people wearing Cougar gear.
  • Resolution: set camera at highest resolution possible (for print), minimum 2 MB.
  • Include captions identifying the scene.
  • Also include a personal quote for promotional purposes.

Winning Prizes

  • Category 1: Best Overall Photo – $50 Barnes & Noble gift card
  • Category 2: Scenic Landmarks & Landscapes – $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
  • Category 3: Capturing Local Culture – $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
  • Category 4: Cougar Pride–Best Flag Photo – $25 Barnes & Noble gift card
  • Category 5: Learning Abroad – $25 Barnes & Noble gift card

Authorized use

A signed photo release giving WSU College of Business permission to use photo for marketing purposes will be requested upon submission.

Past Submissions & Winners

2020
2019
2018
2017
2016
2015
2014

Gallery of Winning Photos

2020 Winners


2019 Winners


2018 Winners


2017 Winners


2016 Winners


2015 winners


Additional 2015 entries

2014 winners