Lacy AtkinsThe Tennessean
Alisha JucevicThe Columbian
Jay JannerAustin American-Statesman
This category was a bit weak for a national competition. First place jumped out to all of us. We all thought every police officer in the country should see this photo. Second place is a touching moment, probably pulled from a picture story. Sometimes photographers overlook their best features from their stories.
Judges: Kent Miller/Central Michigan University, Central Michigan University Picture Story Advanced Class