We have winners!
The 2017 Berkeley Study Abroad Photo and Video Contests have come to a close and the winners have been notified! All of the submitted photos will be posted to our Flickr page and the top 5 videos will be posted to our YouTube page.
Picking the favorites in each category was a daunting task. The winning photos and videos summed up everything we love about studying abroad- learning, cultural appreciation, adventure...and good food.
Here are the winners in each category:
2nd Place: Natalie Marquez-Ortiz for "Friends Abroad"
3rd Place: Bella Chavez for "Studying Abroad: Madrid, Spain"
1st Place: Tim K. Chan for "Dancing Curtain of the Sky"
2nd Place: Ashley Torres for "Preikestolen"
3rd Place: Alice Chu for "This Torii Floats!"
Bears Abroad
1st Place: Ashley Torres for "The Lysefjord"
2nd Place: Jaydee Dominguez for "Maya Temples"
3rd Place: Joel Rojas for "Isle of Skye"
People & Culture
1st Place: Simon Greenhill for "Saharan Evening"
2nd Place: Anna Hirschorn for "Three Girls at Orsay"
3rd Place: Tammy Gu for "Crossing the Canopy"
1st Place: Leila Hooshyar for "Mama and Baby"
2nd Place: Tim K. Chan for "Upp"
3rd Place: Taylor Chan for "Messengers"
The judges determined the winning photos based on composition, clarity and technical quality, relevance to the photo category, and popular vote, which included Berkeley Study Abroad staff and BSA Facebook votes.