Gary CoronadoLos Angeles Times
Terry PiersonThe Press-Enterprise
Kent PorterSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Judges: Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media/Greenwich Time, Michael Cummo/Hearst Connecticut Media/Stamford Advocate, Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media/Norwalk Hour
In the photo story category, we like to see a variety of visually-unique photos that each contribute something important to the story as a whole. Stories with redundant images didn't make the cut here. We were unanimous on the first-place story. Striking images that tell the story simply and clearly. Second and third place showed show special moments.