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John Nelle ’13 Selected for Photography Contest
Photo From John Nelle's Collection

John Nelle ’13 is a finalist for Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 33rd Annual College & High School Photography Contest. His photograph was selected as one of the finalists from over 16,000 entries.

The editors of Photographer’s Forum will publish all the contest finalists in the hardcover Best of College & High School Photography 2013, and Nelle’s photography will appear in this year’s edition. The book will be distributed to college libraries and instructors of photography and graphic design across the nation.

“It feels great knowing that my photographs are being recognized as works of art,” Nelle said. “And it is very exciting to know that the picture will be professionally printed into a book.”

Nelle asserts that his winning photograph of a snow-clad tree represents his passion for capturing the elegance of winter.

“My inspiration for the photograph comes from my love of snow,” he said. “I believe that snow can turn any dull landscape or object into something beautiful. Every time it snows, I go out of my way to go outside and take photos.”