Global photography contest calendars available with donation
The Water Institute’s global photography contest, "Reflections," yielded superb, uplifting and thought-provoking photos about water, human health and development. We collected thirteen of the best into a 2012 calendar (see the October page at right). The photographs are 8.5”x11”, and the open calendar is 11"x17".
Your contribution of $25 or more will help sustain the work of the Water Institute for 2012, and you will receive a copy of this lovely calendar to thank you for supporting our work. Click here to find out how to donate.
Art Contest Winners
The grand prize of $500 was awarded to Niharika Bhattarai for her photograph, "Pump," taken in Utter Pradesh, India. Bhattarai said the image portrays water as a force binding people together. Two photographs tied for the $250 second-place awards: Sarah Yerian's "The Water Trough," taken in Kenya, and Wencong Chen's "Mother's Touch," taken in Atlanta.
Eleven photographs received an honorable mention:
- Eleanor Swimming in Far North Queensland, Australia by Roxanne Turpen
- A Woman Prepares to Collect Water in Tiruchirapalli, India by Heather Arney
- Fisherman in Raleigh, North Carolina by Ted Richardson
- Water of Life, Water of Death in Boussoulou, Togo by Sara Holtz
- Celebration in Soroti, Uganda by Emily Zuehlke
- Pincushion Gloeotichia echinulata by Barry Rosen
- Bath Time in Lake Kivu, Rwanda by Birgit Bolton
- Boy in Canoe on the River Volta in Ghana by William Narteh Gblerkpor
- Ocean Sailing in Vilanculos, Mozambique by Linn Bergander
- Water Carriers in Hyderabad, India by Heather Arney