"What are you thankful for?" Viewfinder competition

Your Photo Could Be The Next Winona State Facebook Cover Photo!

In the spirit of a new school year, this month's ViewFinder theme is your favorite photo of Winona State. The winning photo will also be chosen as the Winona State Facebook Page's Cover Photo.  Submit your favorite photo of Winona State by Monday, Sep 23. Voting will open on Sep 24. A winner will be announced Oct 1.

For this contest the Facebook Cover Photo dimensions are 851 x 315 px.

How to submit:

  • In the message or email, please include a title and brief description of the photo
  • Photos should be submitted by September 23, 2013.


During the academic year, WSU will announce ViewFinder contest themes on WSU’s Facebook page. September's theme is "Your Favorite Photo of Winona State, Cover Photo Contest."

Send theme suggestions to webcomm@winona.edu.

View past themes:

April '13: Spring Break

November '13: Thankful

March '12: Spring Break

February '12: Love

January '12: Home

Who can participate:

Anyone is welcome to submit photos.

How many photos per person:

Three photos per person. If you have more than one good photo, you can add them to WSU’s group pool on Flickr. We’d love to see them. 

How a winner is chosen:

  • To vote, simply “Like” a photo. Votes will be tallied in the form of ‘Likes’ on each photo
  • The winner’s work will also be featured in various web media of Winona State 

Things to consider:

  • All submitted content must be original work
  • When choosing photos to submit to the Winona State Photo of the Month Contest, please keep in mind that your photo will be viewed by a diverse audience
  • By submitting content to this contest, you authorize Winona State University to use said photos within the WSU website as well as on the universities social media sites and publications
  • All content is copyright of its respective owner. The use of copyrighted material is not permitted without permission from the owner
  • Since submitted photos have the potential of become visible in a number of places on the web, feel free to checkout media equipment from Tech. Support to ensure images are crisp, clear, and not pixelated