Alisha JucevicThe Herald
Chelsea PurgahnKalamazoo Gazette
Mark ZaleskiThe Tennessean
1st. Clean and humorous without being disrespectful to the subject matter. It's just a great photo. 2nd. A graphical photos with nice light. 3rd. One of those assignments that makes the photographer work. Good perspective and use of harsh light to help instead of hinder the subject.
Judges: Drew Nash/Times-News Chief Photographer, Stephen Reiss/Times-News Chief Photographer, Shealyn Emery/Freelancer