Ronald W. ErdrichAbilene Reporter-News
Tom FoxThe Dallas Morning News
Tommy MettheArkansas Democrat-Gazette
The first place image made us stop and look — the tiara adds something surreal, in addition to the juxtaposition between the activity and the rest of her appearance. The second place image captures a way to connect the family moment and the public setting on the capitol steps. The third image had uncommon emotion from a public figure.
Judges: Kassi Jackson/Southeast Missourian, Jacob Wiegand/Southeast Missourian, Tyler Graef/Southeast Missourian