January Photo of the Month Contest Winner: Illahi Rayani

Congratulations to our third Photo of the Month contest winner, Illahi Rayani!

Currently based in Ontario, Canada, Illahi started her passion in photography when she was fourteen years old. A year later, she still continues to try to improve and learn new things so that she can grow as a photographer.

She calls her photograph: A man making delicious crepes at a small kiosk in the Quartier Latin of Paris.

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December Photo of the Month Contest Winner: Julie Zhang

Congratulations to our second Photo of the Month contest winner, Julie Zhang!

Julie is a 17 year old photographer from Northern California. She says that she was always a bit of an artist, and was scolded many times as a kid for doodling on the margins of her homework. When she discovered photography a few years ago, she realized that it was a fascinating way to understand how light works and combine art with adventure. She loves getting on her feet and looking for the perfect capture.

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November Photo of the Month Contest Winner: Jacob Proctor


Congratulations to our first Photo of the Month contest winner, Jacob Proctor!

Jacob is an 18 year old photographer from the United States. His photo was taken in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jacob’s photo was not only intriguing with the incorporation of masks and candles, but also exhibited great composition and use of B&W. The Teen Photo staff has chosen this symbolic image to be the winner from the many entries we received from around the world.

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2013 Teen Photo Contest Results

The results of the 2013 2nd Annual Teen Photo International Photography Contest are in! We received hundreds of submissions from over 16 different countries across the globe. Teens and young adults aged 16 through 22 submitted photographs in two separate divisions. Our judges, Miriam Leuchter from Pop Photo and Vaughn Wallace from TIME Magazine’s Lightbox evaluated entries and chose two honorable mentions, a third place, second place, and first place entry from each division. One overall grand prize was awarded.

Our sponsors included National Geographic Student Expeditions, Custom SLR, Peak Design, Mindshift Gear, Digital Photo Academy, Trigger Happy, and Adobe. All proceeds benefitted the Josephine Herrick Project previously known as Rehabilitation through Photography.

Here are the results:

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