Allison Lee IsleyWinston-Salem Journal
Henry TaylorThe Jackson Sun
Smiley N. PoolThe Dallas Morning News
The first place story punched us in the face. The emotion captured along with the composition and variety make this story successful. 2nd: The dramatic light, artistic angles and the way the photographer puts the audience into the scene provides an intimate look into the South Side High School football team. 3rd: Subtle moments and a keen eye capture the nuanced journey of life after a disaster.
Judges: Judy Walgren/Michigan State University, T.J. Mesyn/Michigan State University