Kriston Jae BethelFor the Philadelphia Inquirer
Tim TaiPhiladelphia Inquirer
Jessie WardarskiPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The three winners and alternates stood out among the entries. At least one other misplaced image that could have made it a horse race as far as placement. Winner clearly strongest image, incorporating knowledge of subject to make the image relevant. Top images used light well.
Judges: Rogelio V. Solis/Associated Press, Deborah Skipper/The Clarion-Ledger