Kent PorterSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Hayne Palmour IVSan Diego Union-Tribune
Mindy SchauerThe Orange County Register
Judges: Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media/Greenwich Time, Michael Cummo/Hearst Connecticut Media/Stamford Advocate, Erik Trautmann/Hearst Connecticut Media/Norwalk Hour
The first place image combined a interesting angle with great timing and positioning of the subjects. Second place was a great find, but the horizon should've been straightened in post. Third place was hilarious, but a tighter crop would help draw the viewer into the expressions a bit more.