Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
Some images were Sports Feature and submitted under action, which would have them in the wrong category, thereby being eliminated. This was the strongest category in regards to number and variety of submissions. 1st place, stood out more than all of the other submissions due to the unusualness of the situation. The caption was strong and helped to make more sense of the action in the photo. The two worked together very well to make this the strongest image in the category. 2nd an excellent moment, the facial expression of the subject helps to make this photo standout in addition to capturing the weather elements during the time of the event. 3rd place, unique angle to capture this event.
Judges: Ana Ramirez/Victoria Advocate, Angela Piazza/Victoria Advocate, Nicolas Galindo/Victoria Advocate