Ed MurrayNJ Advance Media for NJ.Com
Frank Becerra Jr.The Journal News
A weak category overall for this month. Remember that spot news stories are unplanned events. One of the better images submitted is in the wrong category and would have been the winner if placed in General News. First place was a great juxtaposition made an interesting photo, but could have much better crop. A vertical crop might let us focus a bit more on what’s happening. Second place best demonstrated a sense of urgency.
Judges: Kriston Jae Bethel/Independent , Steven M. Falk/The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sarah Fry/Temple University