South – January 2019 – Spot News

Judges Comments

We felt this category was too poorly-entered and weak to award. None of the nine images submitted was exceptional. It's not a knock on the photographers, just an acknowledgment that some months are slower than usual and sometimes circumstances are out of their control.

Judges: Carlos Avila Gonzalez/San Francisco Chronicle, Scott Sommerdorf/Freelance, Lea Suzuki/San Francisco Chronicle