University News | November 05, 2018
The Hokkaido University Co-op held its 6th annual photo contest earlier this year and have selected the Top 6 photos out of the 54 submissions. The theme of this year’s contest was Hokudai-Hyakkei, meaning the hundred sceneries of Hokkaido University. There will be an exhibition for the winning photos and other submitted photos from the 5th to 30th of November at their Seikyou-Kaikan shop near the Clark Memorial Student Center on Sapporo Campus.
Here are the Top 6 photos (click to enlarge):
Best Photo Award
Location: Ginkgo Avenue, Sapporo Campus
Photographer: Hitoshi Kimura, School of Engineering
Comment by the photographer: Who could this be? They’re admiring the autumn leaves. I released the shutter while also admiring the scenery.
Student Committee Choice
Title: Tale in the Thicket
Location: Experimental Farm, Sapporo Campus
Photographer: Hikaru Iguchi, School of Agriculture
Comment by the photographer: This spring, I started following and taking pictures of this fox family. I took this picture when they were taking a stroll near their home.
Graduate Student Committee Choice
Title: The best medicine for a Hakodate transfer student
Location: Hakodate Campus
Photographer: Yuta Takashina, School of Fisheries Science
Comment by the photographer: Not only the Sapporo Campus but also the Hakodate Campus has a nice courtyard. How about taking a rest at such a nice place in the Faculty of Fisheries Science？
Hokkaido University faculty and staff photo club choice
Title: Bright, Beautiful Autumn Leaves in Morning
Location: Gingko Avenue, Sapporo Campus
Photographer: Natsuki Yamada, School of Agriculture
Comment by the photographer: This morning when I looked towards the line of Gingko trees, I noticed the beautiful autumn leaves and the fallen golden leaves, spreading out like a carpet.
Faculty and Staff Committee Choice
Title: Faculty of Agriculture at the start of summer
Location: Faculty of Agriculture Building, Sapporo Campus
Photographer: Kozaburo Suzuki, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
Comment by the photographer: Took a shot at the Faculty of Agriculture building in mid-June with a fisheye lens. Found the color of the trees with the blue, sunny sky very beautiful.
Board of Directors Choice
Title: Main Street in the depths of night
Location: Main Street, Sapporo Campus
Photographer: Junki Yamamoto, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Comment by the photographer: I had just started doing photography and thought to myself I wanted to take a cool photo of some nighttime scenery. This photo was taken around 1:00 AM, when there weren’t many people around.