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Photo Contest 2020

Finalist Entries 2019-2020

Click the image to see a larger version. Pick your three favorites, and vote for them in the poll at the bottom of the page. You must log in to see the poll.


  • historical French building
    7. "Institut de France" (Paris, France)

  • ceiling of french chateau
    11. "Palace of Versailles" (Versailles, France)

  • street in Italy
    8. "Giovinazzo in Italy" (Giovinazzo, Italy)

  • hills above Cinque terre
    2. "Hills of Cinque Terre" (Cinque Terre, Italy)

  • tuscan countryside
    14. "Podere Belvedere" (Tuscany, Italy)

  • Louis Vuitton building
    5. "Louis Vuitton Foundation" (Paris, France)

  • Positano, Italy
    4. "Paradise" (Positano, Italy)

  • French child protesting
    1. "Pour Toute la Planète" (Lyon, France)

  • statues in Rome
    13. "Monumento Della Prima Guerra Mondiale" (Rome, Italy)

  • bird flying in the swiss alps
    6. "Mount Pilatus" (Lucerne, Switzerland)

  • girl iin rome
    16. "L'ora d'oro" (Rome, Italy)

  • louvre pyramid
    9. "Louvre Pyramid" (Paris, France)

  • person riding a moped in rome
    12. " A Ride in the City" (Rome, Italy)

  • chateau versailles
    17. "Château de Versailles" (Versailles, France)

  • girl in lavender field
    19. "Lavender Dreams" (Gordes, France)

  • Paris Rooftops
    10. "Quintessential Paris at Sunset" (Paris, France)

  • man fishing in florence
    3. "Un Pescatore Lungo L'Arno" (Florence, Italy)

  • crowd at eiffel tower
    15. "Eiffel Tower at Trocadero on the 14th of July" (Paris, France)

  • vatican city
    18. "Vatican City at Night" (Vatican City, Italy)

Online Voting

We have narrowed down the selection of FIS photo contest entries.

Please help us determine our top prize winners by voting for your top three favorites photos, in no particular order. Entries receiving the greatest number of votes will receive gift cards from the University Bookstore: 1st prize - $75; 2nd prize - $50; 3rd prize - $25.

Remember, photos should depict or capture the experience of being in a French- or Italian-speaking country.

An open house with refreshments will be held on Wednesday, February 26th at 2:30pm in the French & Italian Studies conference room in Padelford Hall (PDL C-242) to showcase the top 19 entries and honor our prize winners.

This is a great chance to meet other students in French & Italian Studies, find out about upcoming courses, and to get to know department faculty. Email frenital@uw.edu with any questions.

Voting will close at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 26th. You must log in to vote:

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