Angela WilhelmAsheville Citizen Times
Andrew J. WhitakerPost and Courier
1st. Emotion, composition, so many storytelling components fit into one frame. Well done. 2nd Successful use of a tilted horizon. Grueling work and this photo displays that. 3rd Three photos that tell a general news assignment without getting in the way of one another. So rare!
Judges: Drew Nash/Times-News, Pat Sutphin/Times-News