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Enter the 11th Annual International Eye Photo Contest!

Enter the 11th Annual International Eye Photo Contest!

Jan. 9, 2019

(Photo by Rebecca Kahn ’18, Iguazu Falls -- Iguazu, Argentina)

Calling all photographers! The 11th annual International Eye Photo Contest is currently open. The deadline for submission is February 8, 2019 at 5 p.m.

Who is eligible?

All Princeton undergraduates who have studied, worked, volunteered or conducted research abroad in the past year are eligible and may submit a total of four (4) photos. 

Photo Categories

Abstraction 
No rules! Submit photos that capture your study abroad experience in a creative and abstract way.

Architecture/Cityscape 
Share photos that depict any aspect of city life from your time abroad – from street vendors to skylines.

Landscape/Nature 
The world is a beautiful place! Submit photos of plants, animals, landscapes, or any other natural wonders from your international experience. 

People 
Interacting with new people is one of the most rewarding things about being abroad. Submitted photos can be portraits or candid shots of local people in your host country.

Special Categories

Tigers Abroad
Share your favorite photos of you or your classmates that capture the essence of your experience as a Tiger Abroad. Sponsored and judged by the Office of International Programs staff. 

A Window on Eurasia 
Submit photos that highlight local life. Sponsored and judged by the Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies Program and Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

PIIRS Global Seminar
This is a special category meant to highlight the global seminar experience. Sponsored and judged by the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies.

Judging

This year’s photo contest will be judged by Katherine Bussard, Peter C. Bunnell Curator of Photography at the Princeton University Art Museum.

Prizes

  • Best in Show ($100)
  • Best in Category ($50)
  • Honorable Mention(s)

The prize winners, as well as a wider selection of photo submissions, will be exhibited on campus and on the OIP and PIIRS websites, and may also be used--with appropriate attribution and permission--in the published materials of Princeton’s offices and programs/departments that sponsor international activities. 

Awards Reception and Exhibition

Awards will be announced at a reception in late-March.

The contest is sponsored by the Office of International Programs in collaboration with Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Program in Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, and the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Learn more about the International Eye Photo Contest and enter here.