Gary CoronadoLos Angeles Times
Santiago MejiaSan Francisco Chronicle
Jake GreenSedona Red Rock News
It came down to access and timing for us. First place used interesting color, light and angle to document a topical issue along the border. Second place showed the importance of the officer's jobs while still keeping them anonymous. Third place's wild colors and framing created an image we stared at for a couple of minutes. Remember to be concise with stories. We felt several of the non-placing entries were repetitious bringing down the quality of the overall story.
Judges: Dougal Brownlie/Colorado Springs Gazette, Ryan Michalesko/Freelance