Photo Contest: Atlas (Cameron Germe)
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Photographer: Cameron Germe (BF ’23)
This photo was taken naturally while strolling around campus on a bleak, overcast day. I feel like the lone figure in this photo captures what many students have been feeling recently, a feeling of isolation while working in the shadows. Additionally, the presence of the large stone Beinecke acts as the “weight of the world” resting on this student’s shoulders. Despite all of this, the student pictured here diligently works on, masked to preserve the health of others and outside in the fresh air to preserve their own.
Note: Permission was granted by the student photographed for this picture to be taken.