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Student Clique April-May contest – winner and finalists

Fairfax photographer Nic Walker selected his favourite entries in Student Clique’s April-May bi-monthly photo contest.

Congratulations Jason Smith, winner of the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "As preparations are made in and around Melbourne for the annual celebration of Buddha's Birthday over the weekend of the 20th and 21st May, performers rush last minute to get changed before the colourful festivities begin." Photo: Jason Smith/Clique
Congratulations Alina Haidari, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "First time doing portraiture. I used my friend who is a Muslim girl." Photo: Alina Haidari/Clique
Congratulations Alejandro Urman, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "A man stares at his phone shrouded in smoke within Sydney's Chinatown." Photo: Alejandro Urman/Clique
Congratulations Samuel Eder, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "After months of scorching heat the first rains of the year begin with a violent bang. Sending kids running from their rooms to feel the referring downpour on their skin." Photo: Samuel Eder/Clique
Congratulations Daniel Cai, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "A flow of digital data is the backdrop to the flow of traditional garb and dance movements." Photo: Daniel Cai/Clique
Congratulations Jade Tran-Pham, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "Castaway". Photo: Jade Tran-Pham/Clique
Congratulations Alex Marzano, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "Tiny tent in a ginormous galaxy." Photo: Alex Marzano/Clique
Congratulations Ken Herbert, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "The Bright Cloud of Untamed Thoughts..." Photo: Ken Herbert/Clique
Congratulations ___, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "My grandfather enjoying a cold beer while looking proudly at the fire he built." Photo: Emma Small/Clique
Congratulations Lewis Dobbin, finalist in the April-May bi-monthly Student Clique Contest. "This was taken at Milson's Point at Sunset. I tried to capture the soft, elegant clouds and how the red light of the sunset was being caught on selected areas of the clouds." Photo: Lewis Dobbin/Clique