Mitchell Pe MasilunArkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rebecca BlackwellThe Associated Press
Jay JannerAustin American-Statesman
As in practically every contest, a lot of entries shot themselves in the foot for lack of an editor. Several stories contained a few strong frames, but were pulled down by inferior ones that should have been cut. Our winners did a good job of providing visual variety while telling a story without too much redundancy.
Judges: Greg Kendall-Ball/Nature, Chris Maddaloni/Nature, Allison Shelley/Freelance