Ed CrisostomoThe Orange County Register
Thomas R CordovaDaily Breeze | Press-Telegram
Kent PorterSanta Rosa Press Democrat
First- This image stood out immediately for its story telling qualities.The boy's upset reaction balances well with the swat team officer's concerned expression. The photographer captured a great moment at a routine assignment. Second- Using motion blur the photographer captured a dynamic image from a graduation ceremony. A different approach led to a photo that really conveys the hectic nature of grad day. Third- Nice composition, quality of light, moment and pattern of multiple surf boards combined for a great feature photo.
Judges: David Bebee/Waterloo Region Record, Peter Lee/Waterloo Region Record, Rod Frketich/Waterloo Region Record