2018 BEST OVERALL PHOTOGRAPHER

Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

Kaitlyn Gordon received a scholarship to Minneapolis College of Art and Design for 4 years valued at $70,000.


2018 JOSTENS PHOTO CONTEST

The winners of the 2018 categories have been selected! Jostens had their work cut out for them. The photographs that were submitted were out of this world! Click on the embedded issuu flipbook to the right to view this year's winners and finalists. All category winners and finalist's will have their image displayed at the annual Photog Fest exhibition that will be held at The Caelum Gallery in New York City during the 2018 All American High School Film Festival. Tickets for AAHSFF and Photog Fest will be available soon, a link to purchase tickets will be available on this page and announced on all of our social media. 


2018 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS.

Congratulations to all of the photographers who have had their work shown at the 2018 Photog Fest. Below is a full list of all of our 2018 Official Selections. This list is organized in alphabetical order by submission category then by first name of the photographer listed on the submission. All Photog Fest Official Selections and Jostens Photo Contest Category Winners and Finalists were shown during the Photog Fest Exhibition at The Caelum Gallery in New York City during the 2018 All American High School Film Festival.


Academics & Community Service

"The Best Day Ever" by Alex Melton, Benton, AR

"Testing The Flames" by Gabriela Paskach, Delano, MN

“New Job, New Passion" by Jazmine Hawkins, Munith, MI

"Up In The Air" by Josie Pringle, Bryant, AR

"Student Welders" by Lauren Gajdica, Midlothian, TX

"Fluttering Curiosity" by Shumesa Mohsin, Lodi, CA

Graduation

"We Made It" by Alina Peret, Benton, AR

"Graduation's First Tear" by Emily Blunt, Essex, MO

"Last Goodbye" by Josie Pringle, Bryant, AR

"Goodbyes Aren't Forever" by Liza King, Essex, MO

"A Day To Capture" by Qi Ting Lei, San Lorenzo, CA

"Final Goodbye" by Shara Shrestha, Miamisburg, OH

"Speech Ready?" by Tehya Hinkson, Benton, AR

Landscape

"Up, Up, and Away" by April Lee, New York, NY

"Blowing Rocks" by Austin Dunn, West Palm Beach, FL

"Bright Harbor" by Austin Dunn, West Palm Beach, FL

"A Boy In The Sand" by Carys Houck Teal, Placentia, CA

"Snowy Day" by Catherine Buie, Greensboro, NC

"Camping" by Connor Burchett, Weaverville, NC

"Fall In The Mountains" by Connor Burchett, Weaverville, NC

"The Journey" by Eric Daniels, Phoenix, AZ

"Birds Of Paris" by Everest Maher, Austin, TX

"Wanderer" by Everest Maher, Austin, TX

"Crinkle In Time" by Faith Larom, Elk River, MN

"Alone Under The Milky Way" by Hayden Webb, Alpine, UT

"New York City Skyline" by Jacqueline Pronk, Yorba Linda, CA

"Sunset Over Huntington Beach" by Jacqueline Pronk, Yorba Linda, CA

"Loneliness In Action" by Jasmine Heejae Kim, San Jose, CA

"Serenity" by Jocelyn De Leon, Canada,

"Minnehaha Falls" by Katherine Gilster, Wayzata, MN

"Condensation" by Kaylee Scheidegg, York, PA

"Geothermals" by Keerra Holzapfel, Nacogdoches, TX

"The Glory Hole" by Keerra Holzapfel, Nacogdoches, TX

"Electric" by Kelsey Dunton, Washington, UT

"The Waves" by Kyle Kostner, Aurora, IL

"Lake Life" by Madelyn Butterworth, Buford, GA

"Sunrise @ The Quarry" by Mason Daugherty, Melissa, TX

"The Road To Springfield" by Olga Morales, Fort Leonard Wood, MO

"Strength Of A Dragon" by Ryan Chaiyakul, San Diego, CA

"Diamond Ring" by Sarah Jean Estes, Cleveland, GA

"Star Tree" by Shinu Lee, Denver, CO

"Luna Exemplar" by Steven Lewis, Colorado Springs, CO

"Never Ending" by Travis House, Rex, GA

Middle School

"Touch The Sky" by Antonio Castellanos, Las Vegas, NV

"Cricket, Wicket" by Avery Martinez, Redlands, CA

"Guitar Lessons" by Chase Golem, Hamel, IL

"Snow On The Bayou" by Emmie Eason, West Monroe, LA

"A Touched Heart" by Kellie Heath, Parker, CO

"Big Friendly Giant" by Sean Brooks, Colorado Springs, CO

"Tough Love" by Theron Furr, Mcdonough, GA

"Refuel" by Venice Mattiello, Satellite Beach, FL

Photo Illustration & Manipulation

"Fire Painting" by Aaron Simpson, Fort Dodge, IA

"Blocking Fear" by Alondra Carrizales, Clinton, AR

"Asthma Attack" by Alyssa Higgins, Wakevillage, TX

"A Look At Our World" by Ashley Beck, Fountain Hills, AR

"Zipper Face" by Auryeal Parker, Texarkana, TX

"A Frame In The Darkness" by Brandon Bryant, Madison, AL

"Moonlight" by Bryce Ehinger, Greensboro, NC

"Lost In Thought" by Charlie Hein, College Place, WA

"Concert Silhouette" by Connor Burchett, Weaverville, NC

"self" by Jenna Broman, Ramsey, MN

"Golden Hour Blend" by Jonathan Kennedy, Foresthill, CA

"Viewpoint" by Jonathan Kennedy, Foresthill, CA

"Farm House" by Jordan Koster, Wichita, KS

"Bathbomb Baseball" by Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

"Frozen Blue" by Kendall May, Johns Creek, GA

"Wandering" by Kristi Ho, Everett, MA

"Out of My Control" by Kristi Ho, Everett, MA

"Focus On The Goal" by Laney Marler, Lincolnton, NC

"Deconstructed" by Nikita Kheni, Yorba Linda, CA

"Hidden Pieces" by Tehya Hinkson, Benton, AR

"Trying To Move On" by Tyler Schillinger, Goleta, CA

Portrait

"Days Of Our Lives" by Ahna-Jenae Clark, Maple Grove, MN

"RAYS OF LIGHT" by Ahna-Jenae Clark, Maple Grove, MN

"Lord Of The Rings" by Alyssa Higgins, Wakevillage, TX

"MidAir" by Anna Kate Jordan, Texarkana, TX

"Got Milk" by Auryeal Parker, Texarkana, TX

"The Color Lab" by Becca Cook, Corsicana, TX

"First Male Cheerleader" by Becca Cook, Corsicana, TX

"Rebirth" by C. Ashley Moudy, Sanger, TX

"Laser Focus" by Camryn McPherson, Cedar Rapids, IA

"Checkmate" by Elilai Davis, Killeen, TX

"Silent Night" by Gabriel Toribio, Malden, MA

"A Look Into Reality" by Gianna Battista, River Vale, NJ

"Reflections" by James Hoskins, Forest, VA

"For What It's Worth" by Jewel Crowley, Grand Blanc, MI

"Value" by Jocelyn De Leon, Canada

"Balanced Life" by Joey Hunt, Humble, TX

"Hunter Briggs, Man of the Mat" by Jonathan Hunt, Puyallup, WA

"Solitude" by Jordan Koster, Wichita, KA

"Have You Eaten Today?" by Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

"Rewrite The Stars" by Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

"Poppin' Confetti" by Lacey Squires, Waynesville, MO

"Raja 'Turbo' Banks" by Lauren Gajdica, Midlothian, TX

"Game Preparation" by Leda Silveira De Faria Alvim, Haines City, FL

"Painting Perfection" by Madeline Emerson, Pittsburg, KS

"Glowing Fascination" by Madison Neither, Dacula, GA

"Portrait Of A Former Addict" by Nate Nelson, Idaho Falls, ID

"Vibes" by Nikolas Harris, Broken Arrow, OK

"Intense" by Peyton Webster, Austin, TX

"Cold Blue" by Rowan Jones, Prairie Village, KS

"Concentration" by Sejun Park, San Jose, CA

"Retreat To The Salt Flats" by Spencer Webb, Alpine, UT

"Baba Bathed In Red" by Sydney Robbins, St. Charles, MO

"Between The Lines" by Tehya Hinkson, Benton, AR

"Little Sea" by Trejon Williams, Prosper, TX

"Caramel Eyes" by Uriel Vicente, Sonoma, CA

"Shadows and Reflections" by Vanessa Lolomari, Katy, TX

"Saying Goodbye" by Wendy Schneider, New Windsor, MD

Sports: Athletes in Action

"All The Way Up" by Abigail Blankenship, Little Rock, AR

"Pitchin' In" by Allison Curtis, Elk Grove, CA

"Head First" by Angela Valle, Texarkana, TX

"Jump For Joy" by Camryn McPherson, Cedar Rapids, IA

"Take-Off For Touchdowns" by Caroline Prechtel, Huntingburg, IN

"Putting the Shot In Shot-put" by Chad Byrd, Richardson, TX

"Field Goal" by Enrique Lopez, Puyallup, WA

"Splash The Creek" by Faith Roth, Colorado Springs, CO

"Leaping To The Finish" by Issac Tafolla, Perris, CA

"Fall-iage" by Jude Gonzales, Las Cruces, NM

"Sharp Focus" by Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

"Flipping Cool" by Kaitlyn Gordon, Texarkana, TX

"Eye On The Ball" by Kathryn Skeean, Dacula, GA

"Celebration Doesn't Wait" by Kinsey Phipps, Prairie City, IA

"A Major League Swing" by Liza King, Essex, MO

"Skylar Goes Skyward" by Liza King, Essex, MO

"Diving Into Good Times" by Logan Bowers, Wadsworth, OH

"Just Do It" by Mayzie Olson, Medina, MN

"All Your Might" by Nikye Makishima, Honolulu, HI

"Over The Top" by Trent Sprague, Prospect Heights, IL

"Free Falling" by Trent Sprague, Prospect Heights, IL

Sports: Sidelines & School Spirit

"Paint The Town Blue" by Alex Melton, Benton, AR

"Focus On The Music" by Anna Westbrook, Searcy, AR

"Between The Wall And A Hard Place" by Chad Byrd, Richardson, TX

"Football Player Or Actor?" by Emily Hall, Alexander, AR

"Strong Spirited" by Grace Goldman, Prairie Village, KS

"Tiger Town" by Nate Nelson, Idaho Falls, ID

"Lets Go Lancers!" by Olivia Howgill, Prairie Village, KS

"Mouths Wide Open" by Rivers Edwards, Texarkana, TX

"Bittersweet Goodbye" by Shumesa Mohsin, Lodi, CA

"Cheering" by Taylor Fort, Overland Park, KS

Student Life & Traditions

"All For India" by Alina Peret, Benton, AR

"Cupcake War" by Angela Valle, Texarkana, TX

"Mayo Mayhem" by Chad Byrd, Richardson, TX

"Rushing For The Win" by Haley Bondurant, Pace, FL

"Homecoming Queen" by Hannah Wyrick, McLeansville, NC

"Lancer Day Hype" by Isabel Miller, Prairie Village, KS

"Freeze Drive" by Venus Gutierrez, Overland Park, KS

"Dress Rehearsal" by Venus Gutierrez, Overland Park, KS

Yearbookers in Action

"My Main Focus Is To Remain Focused" by Aimee Roberts, Franklin, NC

"Capturing The Moment" by Angelica Millen, Woodstock, GA

"Commanding The Troops" by Hayden Webb, Alpine, UT

"The Night Shift" by Jaxon Chapman, Castle Rock, CO

"YERDS Find Their Grind" by Jennifer Cervantes, McFarland, CA

"Concentration" by Venus Gutierrez, Overland Park, KS

Canada Contest

"Reflections" by Jayden Banting, Canada

"Nightfall in Garibaldi Park, BC" by Jessie McAuley, Canada

"Light On The Abandoned" by Noah Sabatier, Canada

"Alpine Mountain Biking In Squamish, BC" by Jessie McAuley, Canada

"Cutting Edge" by Owen Mertens, Canada

"Snowy Struggle" by Vincent Arceo, Canada

"Amazing Bed Race" by Kathleen Burgess, Canada

"Mud Bath" by Kym Norman, Canada

"The Power Of Music" by Marley Grayson, Canada

"Chickens For Terry" by Sydney Philpott, Canada