Submit Your Photos

Are you ready for spring? You may be noticing signs of spring all around the LC State campus.  Capture your favorite things about spring and enter your photos into the Center for Student Leadership’s First Signs of Spring Photo Contest.

Contest Info

  1. Photos can include people, nature, pets, almost anything that represents spring at LC State to you.
  2. This contest is open to all current LC State students, staff and faculty.
  3. Individuals can submit up to 3 entries.
  4. Photos can be taken with digital cameras or phones as long as they are submitted in one of the following file types jpg, jpeg, and png.
  5. Photo entries may be posted on the SUB/CSL social media as well as displayed in the gallery of the upper level in the SUB/CSL.

Contest Dates

  • Submissions will be accepted from 3/14-3/25 at 5pm. Submissions must be submitted(uploaded) through the Center for Student Leadership website.
  • The winner will be announced on April 1, 2022 on the SUB/CSL Facebook/Instagram and will also be contacted through their LC State email.

Tips for Taking Photos

  1. Don’t be afraid to experiment – Try a new approach like shooting from a unique perspective or play with light and shadow
  1. Think outside the box – Don’t limit yourself to popular subject matter. What else can you shoot that might suggest the fall season?
  2. Photograph something you’re passionate about – What are your hobbies or particular interests? Maybe you have in-depth knowledge of or access to unique subject matter. Use your personal story to your advantage. Take the viewer someplace new.
  3. Create depth in your shots – Don’t forget to utilize the foreground and background in your images.
  4. Seek out the “golden hour” – Consider shooting outdoors during the last hour before sunset and the first hour after sunrise
  5. Composition is key – Think about how you are framing your images. Consider using the “rule of thirds” in photography.
  6. The Elements of Art: Line, Shape, Form, Texture, Pattern, Color, Space, Composition, Light, Depth of Field, and Vantage Point (or Perspective)

  7. The Principles of Art: Unity/harmony, Balance, Emphasis, Proportion, Contrast, Rhythm/repetition, Movement

Contact Information

Student Union Building/Center for Student Leadership

Student Union Building/Center For Student Leadership 202

500 8th Avenue

Lewiston, Idaho 83501

* Individual Office hours are M-F 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. ** Hours of operation may vary based on campus calendar and closures