Bob HallinenAlaska Dispatch News
Jenna VonHofeCasper Star-Tribune
First place takes us to somewhere most people have never seen and breathtaking beauty. The story, however, would benefit from a tighter edit. Second place story showed dedication on behalf of the photographer and a diversity of images. The story would benefit from a change of environment and more intimate images. Third place had a tight edit but could have used a more diverse collection of images.
Judges: Kareem Elgazzar/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Sam Greene/The Cincinnati Enquirer, Meg Vogel/The Cincinnati Enquirer