Elizabeth ConleyHouston Chronicle
Brian PowersThe Des Moines Register
Andrew J. WhitakerPost and Courier
The selection of winners from the portrait/illustration category includes those faces that have the most impact. We need to see good portraits to grab the viewer. They all used lighting to create a mood. These photographs do just that. The captions were important in that they gave additional about the subjects.
Judges: Marcy Nighswander/Ohio University, Stan Alost/Ohio University, Josh Birnbaum/Ohio University