Terry PiersonThe Press-Enterprise
Shmuel ThalerSanta Cruz Sentinel
The first place entry on the homeless ministry was a well photographed collection of images from an event which rose to the top due to it's visual variety (lens usage, filling the frame, careful cropping, moment, etc.). Camp Erin project needed a tight edit; it had a couple of redundant pictures.
Judges: Francis Gardler/Lincoln Journal Star, Eric Gregory/Lincoln Journal Star, Kristin Streff/Lincoln Journal Star