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2010 Photo Competition

More than 100 photos were submitted for the 2010 IMBA Photo Contest. Photos were taken in 2009 during the students' time abroad and were submitted in four categories: Artistic, Experiences, People, and Places. The winning contestants are Ameya Lale, David Stone, Jonathan Layer and Miriam Altmann-Barry – members of the IMBA Classes of 2010 and 2011. These images capture the diverse and culturally rich experiences students enjoy during the IMBA Program. The photo contest was initiated in 2005.


“Night Colors of Niagara Falls" won the Places category. Focus lights are used to color Niagara Falls every night from the Canadian side to the U.S. side and vice versa.

Photographed by Ameya Lale, Global Track, Class of 2010 at Niagara Falls in Canada.
Ameya Lale
"Best Friends" won the People category. With the Montaña Roja dormant volcano pictured in the background at the El Médano beach, Tenerife, these two young friends shared their thoughts.

Photographed by David Stone, Spanish Track, Class of 2010 in El Médano, Tenerife, The Canary Islands.
David Stone
"Byzantine Cistern" won the Artistic category. A forest of columns in 6th-centruy-built Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, Turkey.

Photographed by Jonathan Layer, German Track, Class of 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey.
Jonathan Layer
"Back in Black" won the Experiences category. Students in Abayyas performed for an end-of-term skit in Buraimi, Oman.

Photograph by Miriam Altmann-Barry, Arabic Track, Class of 2011 in Buraimi, Oman.
Miriam Altmann-Barry