Elizabeth ConleyHouston Chronicle
Marc VasconcellosBrockton Enterprise
Kent PorterSanta Rosa Press Democrat
1st: The mother's anguish is all consuming. 2nd: The courage with which the firefighters work as they rescue elderly victims of the fire is heroically captured by this hardworking photojournalist. 3rd: This photographer worked exhaustively to continue coverage of the ongoing coverage of the devasting Northern California fires.
Judges: Judy Walgren/Michigan State University, T.J. Mesyn/Michigan State University