Congratulations to our 10th Annual SDSU International Photo Contest winners!
This year's theme was chosen in conjunction with the 2016-17 SDSU Common Experience
Images capturing movement within everyday life of your host culture, in work, play, ceremony, and surroundings; either subtle or dynamic.
Students submitted narratives of 50 words or less that connected their photos to the contest theme, and explained why the image held meaning for them.
If you would like to use the photos at your event,
This photograph captures movement from foreign to familiar as two Berbers leave the camel-
backed, wide-eyed travelers to climb the sand dune and disappear to their home camp in the
In a world of constant change, all we can do is savor a moment. On a speeding boat ride
through the Amalfi Coast, with waves crashing below me and clouds swirling above me, I was
able to capture this moment in time, and relive this experience over and over.
Being a part of the movement in Tokyo's daily hustle and bustle was one of the most
exhilarating experiences of my time abroad in Asia. This photo encompasses Tokyo's fast-paced
lifestyle while exhibiting its mesmerizing modern architecture.
This photo attempts to capture the unadulterated bliss (and chaos) that was the recess break in the school I volunteered for in Guatemala. The center child is relishing in some of the toys we brought for the students to enjoy.
This photo was taken on my last night in the city of Dengkou and holds a lot of meaning to me
because that night we said goodbye to our students. The fountain has no barrier so children can
run freely through it
Tower Bridge, one of London’s most famous landmarks, lifts open to allow ships to pass by
multiple times each day. Here, the bridge is currently opening for a vessel to pass through
upstream. Traffic on the bridge comes to a standstill as the bridge opens and the vessel moves
2016 International Photo Contest Rules
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Special thanks to
College of Extended Studies
Division of Undergraduate Studies
International Student Center
New Student & Parent Programs
College of Professional Studies & Fine Arts
Student Affairs Communications Services
2013 Contest Winners
2012 Contest Winners
2011 Contest Winners