University Photographers' Association of America
Monthly Image Competition - October 2010

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"101 Books to Read Before You Lay Dying." - (316 pts.)
by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

101 Books to Read Before You Lay Dying. by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi

"101 must-read books chosen by Alumni, staff, students and faculty. Shot for Alumni Review cover."

 

Sports Action

Trapped by Chris Radcliffe, Eastern Kentucky University

1st Place (295 pts.) -"Trapped" by Chris Radcliffe, Eastern Kentucky University.

"Sophomore golfer, Alex Schmidt, tries (again) to hit the green."

 

Ball to the Face by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming

2nd Place (282 pts.) - "Ball to the Face" by Trice Megginson, University of Wyoming.

Wyoming's Carmen Blume heads the ball into the BYU goal."

 

"Pole Vault Practice" by Joel Coleman, Liberty University.

3rd Place (280 pts.) - "Pole Vault Practice" by Joel Coleman, Liberty University.

"A member of the track and field team practices her pole vault."

 

"By that much..." by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Honorable Mention (263 pts.) - "By that much..." by R. Marsh Starks, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

"Phillip Payne reaches for a reception in a game against UNR."

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Sports Features

"Ladyflames" by Les Schofer, Liberty University.

1st Place (295 pts.) - "Ladyflames" by Les Schofer, Liberty University.

"2010/1011 Ladyflames basketball team in front of the Vines Center, also known as "The Furnace."

 

"Pulverize" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

2nd Place (294 pts.) - "Pulverize" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

"Softball promotion."

 

"Splash!" by David Campbell, Alabama State University.

3rd Place (292 pts.) - "Splash!" by David Campbell, Alabama State University.

"Coach Barlow is soaked as the clock runs out for a victory over our rival. This was a great way to end a busy day of shooting."

 

"Fans Take to the Field" by Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

Honorable Mention (258 pts.) - "Fans Take to the Field" by Jeff Miller, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

"Tens of thousands of fans take to the field in victorious celebration -- and several scale the north goalpost -- after the Wisconsin Badgers football team defeated the No. 1-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes, 31-18, at Camp Randall Stadium on Oct. 16, 2010."

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People & Portraits

"India" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

1st Place (290 pts.) - "India" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

"Publicity portrait for International Folkdance performance."

"Prof. Christopher Rose", by Nick Romanenko, Rutgers.

2nd Place (267 pts.) - "Prof. Christopher Rose", by Nick Romanenko, Rutgers.

"Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering Christopher Rose attended a conference marking the 50th years of Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence."

 

"Ilana # 1" by Dani Machlis, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

3rd Place (265 pts.) - "Ilana # 1" by Dani Machlis, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

"When Prof. Ilana Rosen of the Dept. of Hebrew Literature is not busy with her academic activities, she can be found instructing bellydance classes!"

"Jump, Jive and Wail" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

Honorable Mention Tie (262 pts.) -"Jump, Jive and Wail" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University

"Vocal Point promotion photo."

"Portrait in Historic Home" by Nancy Evelyn, University of Georgia.

Honorable Mention Tie (262 pts.) -"Portrait in Historic Home" by Nancy Evelyn, University of Georgia.

"Portrait of a former Historic Preservation student- now director of one of the homes on that she oversees."

 

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Campus Environment

"Conversation in Blue Light" by Bob Elbert, Iowa State University.

1st Place (314 pts.) - "Conversation in Blue Light" by Bob Elbert, Iowa State University.

"Students talking near the entrance of new Chemistry Building. A large-scale environmental sculpture, titled "elemental." uses Glass, Aluminum, & Led Lights extends from the entrance area to inside the atrium area."

 

"The Back Nine" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

2nd Place (275 pts.) - "The Back Nine" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

"Our university-owned golf course needed a new panoramic photo for their scorecard."

"Fall Fishing" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

3rd Place Tie (265 pts.) - "Fall Fishing" by Mark Philbrick, Brigham Young University.

"Local campus attraction for use in recruiting brochures."

"Sunset Stadium" by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

3rd Place Tie (265 pts.) - "Sunset Stadium" by Robert Jordan, University of Mississippi.

"Home game at sunset."

"Fall Rider" by Jaren Wilkey, Brigham Young University.

Honorable Mention (257 pts.) - "Fall Rider" by Jaren Wilkey, Brigham Young University.

"10-21-10 - A student rides to class through the lower quad."

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News

"True Blue Slide" by Jaren Wilkey, Brigham Young University.

1st Place (289 pts.) - "True Blue Slide" by Jaren Wilkey, Brigham Young University.

"10-7-10 - A student slides down a slide while covered in blue foam during homecoming week activities."

"It's Showtime!" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

2nd Place (261 pts.) - "It's Showtime!" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

"Fireworks display during the unveiling of the design for the new class ring."

"This Thing Will Float, Right?" by Bryce Richter, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

3rd Place (260 pts.) - "This Thing Will Float, Right?" by Bryce Richter, University of Wisconsin @ Madison.

"On Oct. 1, 2010, students braved the possibility of sinking to the murky depths of Lake Mendota as they participated in the annual Homecoming Barge Building Competition, where they raced cardboard boats between the piers of the Memorial Union Terrace."

 

"Steady as she goes..." by Todd Paris, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Honorable Mention (258 pts.) - "Steady as she goes..." by Todd Paris, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

"Contestants battle it out during the birling competition of the annual Forest Sports Festival in Ballaine Lake."

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Features & Illustrations

"Student Climbing Club" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

1st Place (263 pts.) - "Student Climbing Club" by Kelly Gorham, Montana State University.

"A member of the student climbing club, Club Vertigo, rappels down a tower."

"Headgear" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

2nd Place (250 pts.) - "Headgear" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

"Helmet created by Nike for use for just one televised game - then they were auctioned off. This was done for a magazine article."

 

"As the World Turns" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

3rd Place (234 pts.) -"As the World Turns" by Jim Stroup, Virginia Tech.

"An ad created for the MBA program on having the world at your fingertips."

"Oozeball" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

Honorable Mention (232 pts.) - "Oozeball" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.


"A shadow shows the action of an oozeball game."

 

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Science & Research

"3-D Mask" by Nancy Evelyn, University of Georgia.

1st Place (302 pts.) - "3-D Mask" by Nancy Evelyn, University of Georgia.

"Student holds up a miniature 3-D mask made from a 3-D printer."

"Dr. Anne Curtis" by Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo.

2nd Place (280 pts.) - "Dr. Anne Curtis" by Douglas Levere, University at Buffalo.

"New head of Internal Medicine, Dr. Anne Curtis, Cardiologist."

"Hedlund Research" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.

3rd Place (267 pts.) - "Hedlund Research" by Aaron Mayes, University of Nevada Las Vegas.
"Life sciences professor Brian Hedlund has become an international expert of the microscopic organisms found in hot springs."

"Professor Bharat Patel" by Chris Stacey, Griffith University.

Honorable Mention (262 pts.) - "Professor Bharat Patel" by Chris Stacey, Griffith University.

"Professor Bharat Patel, School of Biomolecular and Physical Sciences researching the extinct Moa bird."

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Personal Vision

"Pencils" by Les Schofer, Liberty University.

1st Place (296 pts.) - "Pencils" by Les Schofer, Liberty University.

"Pencilus Minigolfcardinus!"

"Paying Tribute" by Chris Radcliffe, Eastern Kentucky University.

2nd Place (291 pts.) - "Paying Tribute" by Chris Radcliffe, Eastern Kentucky University.

"My friend Josh paying tribute to his finance's father just before their wedding."

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