Khadejeh NikouyehNews & Record
Andrew CraftThe Fayetteville Observer
Melissa Sue GerritsThe Fayetteville Observer
Judges: Lisa Krantz/San Antonio Express-News, Billy Calzada/San Antonio Express-News, Mark Greenburg/Independent
Lovely image in first place, especially from a protest, and a nice quote in the caption added to the story. Very nice use of light and composition. Second place was a unique image from election night, simple but storytelling. The black and white choice added to the graphic quality.