William GlasheenThe Post-Crescent
Justin WanSioux City Journal
Eric GinnardJoliet Herald-News
First, nicely composed. The lighting is tough but the sentimental feeling in the image wins. Second is a different view of what is often a mundane assignment. Third is lit dramatically and pulls the reader in. The alternate if a nicely done portrait.
Judges: Derek Gee/The Buffalo News, Cathaleen Curtiss/The Buffalo News, Robert Kirkham/The Buffalo News