Jessica ChristianSan Francisco Examiner
Katharine LotzeSanta Clarita Valley Signal
Thomas R CordovaDaily Breeze | Press-Telegram
First- A beautiful moment between two mourners who are about to attend a memorial. The photographer got an early shot before the candles were lit that helped convey the grief of a community. Second- A mother's grief for the loss of her young son is communicated instantly with this powerful image. Third- Surrounded by his stoic colleagues, a police dog trainer's expression of sadness drives home the experience of losing of a partner in the line of duty.
Judges: David Bebee/Waterloo Region Record, Peter Lee/Waterloo Region Record, Rod Frketich/Waterloo Region Record