Mid-Atlantic – January 2017 – Portrait/Illustration

Judges Comments

The underwater portrait of the swimmer took 1st because the photographer went above and beyond to try and capture something interesting and it worked. 2nd place candid portrait of the firefighter was moody and gritty. 3rd place hoop girl in the locker room was another one of those technically nice pictures. It was shot in an "old school" style and it made us realize how much we rely on our amazing ISO friendly cameras of today. It was just nice to see somebody pull some strobes out of the attic for an assignment.

Judges: Robert Kirkham/The Buffalo News, Cathaleen Curtiss/The Buffalo News, Sharon Cantillon/The Buffalo News