Josh MorganThe Greenville News
Andrew CraftThe Fayetteville Observer
John SpinkThe Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Sam Owens/Courier & Press, Denny Simmons/Courier & Press, MaCabe Brown/Courier & Press, Mike Lawrence/Evansville Courier & Press
We felt that the lighting and mood of the first place image matched the intensity of the story told in the caption. The composition of the second place winner caught our attention and drew us into the subject. The lighting in the third place image was smooth and balanced and the photographer did a good job of avoiding clutter while framing the subject.