Idaho Forest Products Commission

Arbor Day Student Photo Contest

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2022 Winners of the Arbor Day Photo Contest

To celebrate Arbor Day, the Idaho Forest Products Commission sponsors a Photo Contest each year. The competition is open to all Idaho youth in 5th-12th grades. For the 2022 contest, young photographers addressed the theme, Healthy Tree, Healthy Me. In addition to their photo, contestants provided a statement sharing their vision of the photo’s portrayal of the theme.

Winners: All | Grades 5-6 | Grades 7-8 | Grades 9-10 | Grades 11-12

Contestant:

1486

Grade:

11

Photo caption:

Purple Passion

Photographer's Statement:

This photo is a fun story, I brought home a Fujifilm XT-3 to try out. I was explaining to my parents how good of a camera it was. They don’t know much about photographs but they kinda understood. I really want to express how amazing this camera actually was. So I packed my camera bag and started hiking. I found myself at this breathtaking viewpoint. I’ve never seen anything quite like it. The color reflects off the water like a mirror.