Judges include professional photographers as well as international development experts.

Please submit your photos by Thursday, October 4, 2019.

You may submit as many images as you wish, but you must indicate a top 3 for each category. Upload your submissions to EmoryMDP on Flickr


  1. Name your photos so that they are easy to identify:  i.e. LastName_01.jpg
  2. Login to
  3. Click the Upload button in the top menu
  4. Choose the photos you would like to upload
  5. Your photos should appear in the upload window. Within this window you can add tags and designate which album you would like to upload your photos to. To tag your photos, click on Add Tags in the left menu. Create two separate tags for your photos (you can tag all of them at once or individually). Because we use the tags to sort the photos, photos that are not tagged correctly will not be judged.
    Tag 1
    Your Name_2019
    Tag 2
    Photos will be judged within one of two categories (participants can submit photos to both and there will be winners for each category)
    Photos submitted for the My Vantage Point category should be tagged MVP_2019
    Photos submitted for the Our Field Experience category should be tagged OFE_2019
  6. Next, click on Add to Album in the left menu and choose the category you want to upload to - My Vantage Point or Our Field Experiance - then click Done.
  7. Finally, click the blue Upload Photos button on the upper right.
  8. Please verify that your photos are tagged correctly and have been uploaded to the correct album.

Please email a permission to use photos release to

If you have any problems uploading your photos, please contact Stormm Van Rooi at

 The Emory MDP photo contest is designed for MDP students to share their experiences and demonstrate the breadth of the Emory MDP field practicums through photography.

View the Winning and Selected Images for all editions of the photo contest.

Learn more about Contest Guidelines, Submission Information, and Photography Tips