SNAP International Photo Contest

Grand Prize: Corinne Singer, Stonetown Markets: The Meeting Place, Tanzania

17th Annual SNAP International Photo Contest and Exhibition - April 2019

The SNAP International Photo Contest and Exhibition celebrates Barnard students’ creative eye as they explore new places.  We hope it inspires you to go abroad! 

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The exhibition and reception are supported by the Camille Bouquet ˈ07 Memorial Fund, the International Initiatives Fund, and Barnard Global.



The SNAP International Photo Competition celebrates the perspectives of Barnard students as they navigate and explore a new country and culture. 

All Barnard students who have traveled abroad with Barnard support - whether by studying, interning, volunteering, or pursuing research abroad, or by studying at Barnard as a VISP (Visiting International Students Program) student - are eligible to participate.

To submit a photo for SNAP 2019, please go to the SNAP Submission Form.

Competition Categories:

  • Cultural Context: Photos that provide a glimpse into your host culture.
  • Global Issues: Photos that touch on issues of global significance, such as questions of social justice, environmental sustainability, urban development, or others.
  • Landscape/Nature: Photos of unique landscapes or flora and fauna that were new to you.
  • Selfie: Self-portraits taken in a foreign setting or at a moment of cross-cultural exchange. 
  • Women in the World: Photos that capture women's lives and/or illustrate issues around gender equality in your host country.

General Guidelines for Photo Submission:

  • Submissions must be from Barnard students back from an experience abroad or from VISP students currently studying at Barnard. 
  • Each picture may only be submitted for one category.
  • Each person may submit a maximum of 5 photos, though not all photos may be shown.
  • Photos should be high-resolution and should be of the following formats: .jpg, .gif, .png or .tif