Ed MurrayNJ Advance Media
Mark GutmanThe Batavia Daily News
Sharon CantillonBuffalo News
The 1st place image was a strong photo that made grade use of light in capturing a sweet moment. The 2nd place image made use of great framing and told a good story. The 3rd place image had extremely interesting composition. All of the photos that we selected were picked because they made good use of framing and composition to capture an interesting feature. In most of the other photos in this category, there was not much going on. Some photos submitted into this category would have placed had they been features instead of general news.
Judges: Rachel Wisniewski/Independent Photographer, Hannah Yoon/Independent Photographer