AMIE 2010 Photo Contest
Through The Lens: My Country, My Culture


The contest is open to all 12- to 18-year-old students who are registered within the Issaquah School District or Chefchaouen school system.

Photos must be taken from Aug. 9-Oct. 29, 2010, and be submitted by the student artist online. Digital touch-ups are not allowed.

Each student is required to submit a minimum of three photographs, one photo per category. A maximum of two photographs per category will be allowed (or a total of six photographs).

At any time, students may be asked to submit the original photography file(s) to verify authenticity. Obscene or offensive photos are not eligible.

By participating in the contest and submitting photograph(s) online, students accept that their entries, name and photograph(s) can be used by the sponsors. The photographs and all rights to reproduction will become the property of the sponsors. No form of compensation will be given, other than the prizes listed below for the selected winners, who will be notified by AMIE.

Photos must be submitted online to from Aug. 9- Oct. 29, 2010. 

This contest includes 3 categories:

  • People
  • Landscape
  • Culture

To help you unleash your creativity, no firm definitions of what people, landscape or cultures are given. We want you to communicate what you feel represents your people, culture and landscape through your photos.

The photographs submitted online must be high resolution and in JPEG format with a maximum resolution of 1800x1200. 



All entries will be judged on artistic merit, creativity and interpretation of the theme.

All decisions regarding the contest and selection of winners are final. Winners will be announced on Nov 15. Not all photos submitted may be displayed. AMIE has the right to cancel, postpone or suspend this event at any time.


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