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Photography Competition & Exhibition

Photography Exhibition in Ohio UnionFor 17 years, the Office of International Affairs has hosted an annual International Photography Competition where Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni are invited to submit photos taken outside of the United States. Photographers enter photos in a number of categories, which in the past have included People, Places, Politics, Animals, Signs and Transportation, among others. First, second and third prizes, as well as a number of honorable mentions, are awarded in each category, and one photograph is named "Best in Show."

The 2018 competition is now accepting submissions. The deadline to enter photographs is October 8, 2018.

The 2017 International Photography Exhibition images are also viewable on the Office of International Facebook album.

The 2013 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State students, staff and visiting scholars. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Food. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display in the East Art Lounge at The Ohio Union until December 31, 2013. The exhibition photos are also on Facebook in the International Photography Exhibition 2013 album.

Slideshow of photographs included in the 2013 International Photography Exhibition sponsored by The Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University.

All Ohio State University students, staff, faculty and visiting scholars are invited to submit photos to the 2013 International Photography Competition. The competition will open October 9, 2013. Entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. on Monday, November 4, 2013. Complete rules and link to entry form are available after the jump.

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Heart of My Research and My Sacred HomeThe 2012 International Photography Exhibition on display in the Art Lounge of the Ohio Union features 41 original photographs taken overseas by 31 Ohio State students, staff, faculty and visiting scholars who come from 7 different countries.

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Slideshow of photographs included in the 2012 International Photography Exhibition sponsored by The Office of International Affairs at The Ohio State University.

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2017 International Photography Exhibition Best in Show - "Beneath the Glacier" by Steven HirschThe 2017 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Politics. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 29, 2017.

The 2016 International Photography Exhibition features 40 original photographs taken overseas by Ohio State faculty, staff, students, visiting scholars and alumni. The Office of International Affairs annual Photography Exhibition includes a Best in Show winner, first, second and third place awards in three categories: People, Places and Cultural Exchange. Additional honorable mentions were also chosen to include in the exhibit. The exhibition is on display on the first floor of the Ohio Union outside of the Great Hall meeting room until December 30, 2016.

2016 International Photography Exhibition - Facebook Album