From happy accidents to studied composites, from towers to duomos, from the bloom of youth to the slow twilight of senescence, the winners of our annual American Photo On Campus Go Pro Photo Contest were unafraid to roam in their vision quests. It’s what we hope for in a competition for college students. School is a time for exploring, for ignoring boundaries and for rampant experimentation. This year’s contest drew 3,352 entries, and contained incredible diversity. Still, all of our winners and runners-up across five categories share something: a knack for creating distinctive, evocative images that tell stories in a single frame. From what we can see, their prospects for Going Pro are wide open.
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