The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography Photography Competition 2014 - Results

About 60 photographs were entered into the 2014 School Photography Competition. The judges were all agreed that the standard was particularly high, with images presenting a vivid and varied reflection of ethnographic fieldwork conducted across the globe. The task was not easy.

With thanks to everyone who contributed photographs, we're delighted to announce the results.

In first place is Ewa Majczak (Wolfson College) whose winning photograph is entitled 'Ambulant ‘makeshift’ photographic studios on the streets of Yaoundé, Cameroon, during the festive period in December'.

Winner: Ewa Majczak - 'Ambulant ‘makeshift’ photographic studios on the streets of Yaoundé, Cameroon, during the festive period in December'

 

In second place is Emma Le Blanc (of Keble College) with her photograph entitled 'An Iraqi family in Mahmoudiya, in the area south of Baghdad formerly known as the 'triangle of death' for the sectarian violence there, is woken in the middle of the night by American and Iraqi soldiers searching for Shi'i militants'

Runner up: Emma Le Blanc - 'An Iraqi family in Mahmoudiya, in the area south of Baghdad formerly known as the 'triangle of death' for the sectarian violence there, is woken in the middle of the night by American and Iraqi soldiers searching for Shi'i militants'

 

In third place is Leanne Johansson (Wolfson College) for her photograph which is entitled '"We have a winner!" Youth wrestling match on a misty day, Buea, Cameroon'

Third place: Leanne Johansson - '"We have a winner!" Youth wrestling match on a misty day, Buea, Cameroon'

 

Congratulations to the winners and, again, to everyone for their photographs. Many will be added to the website.


The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography Photography Competition 2012/2013 - Results

In first place is Theresa Miller (Linacre College) whose winning photograph is entitled 'A woman looks on as a meeting of the exclusively all-male leadership council takes place at the Canela village of Escalvado, Brazil'.

Winner: Theresa Miller - 'A woman looks on as a meeting of the all-male leadership council takes place, Escalvado, Brazil'

 

In second place is Juliet Gilbert (of Lincoln College and the winner of the previous competition) with her photograph entitled 'The Yakurr Queen - Calabar, Nigeria'

Runner up: Juliet Gilbert 'The Yakurr Queen - Calabar, Nigeria’

 

In third place is Larissa Snow (Linacre College) for her photograph which is entitled 'Dancing at a celebration on Isla del Sol, Lake Titikaka'

Third place: Larissa Snow - 'Dancing at a celebration on Isla del Sol, Lake Titikaka'

 

Thanks to everyone for their photographs. You'll find many of them on the website.

Thanks also to graduate students Maria Helena Cury and Alexandra Blohm for organising and installing the competition exhibition at the School. 


Photography Competition 2011 - Results

Our aim was to find the best photographs from ethnographic fieldwork taken by students at Oxford. Now, with thanks to everyone who contributed photographs, we're delighted to announce that the winner is Juliet Gilbert (Lincoln College), with Ivan Costantino (Magdalen College) the runner up and the winner of the third prize.

Many congratulations to Juliet and Ivan, whose photographs you can see below, and many thanks to all who sent in their photos. 

Winner 2011: Juliet Gilbert (Lincoln College) ‘Chiefs and Mobile Phones: Traditional and emerging symbols of status and community at the Leboku Yam Festival, Ugep, southeastern Nigeria’
Runner up 2011: Ivan Costantino (Magdalen College) ‘Two young monks about to open the door to a monastery's assembly hall, Tibet’
3rd place 2011: Ivan Costantino (Magdalen College) ‘Following a monk into the main courtyard of the Bon (hence the counter-clockwise swastika) monastery of Yundrungling, Tibet’

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