Michael Noble Jr.The Gazette
Benjamin KrainArkansas Demorat-GazetteJudges Comments
Stephen B. ThorntonArkansas Democrat-Gazette
This was the strongest category overall. The final three rose to the top because of their simplicity and composition. The first and second place photo brought out a sense of humanity to the subject.
Judges: Eric Ginnard/Joliet Herald-News, Rich Saal/Springfield Journal-Register