The Earth Sciences & Map Library is pleased to announce the winners of its 3rd annual photo contest. There were many outstanding photographs among the 77 photo submissions, representing undergraduate and graduate students from the Colleges of Engineering, Arts & Sciences, Education, Media, and Business.
The winner of this year's contest was "The Cathedral Group" by Geography undergraduate student Nick Braun! "The Cathedral Group" will be framed and placed on permanent display in the Earth Sciences & Map Library.
In addition to the winner, the remaining top 10 submissions will go on display in the Earth Sciences & Map library for the remainder of 2018. A very close first runner up was Geology graduate student Simon Pendleton's photograph "Frozen Motion." The remaining top 10 were (listed alphabetically):
Please visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library to see all of these photos on display (beginning the week of May 8).
This contest was created to highlight student photography depicting earth features and natural landscapes. Photos were judged on:
Each photograph underwent a blind evaluation by the judging panel.
Thank you to all who participated!