Lisa JohnstonSt. Louis Review
Jacob WiegandSoutheast Missourian
Brian O'MahoneyFor the Chicago Tribune Media Group
First place photo showed that the photographer gained trust with the people in the photograph and composed the frame nicely. The second place photo was intimate and had a robust caption with strong quotes.
Judges: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald, Marlena Sloss/The Herald, Kaiti Sullivan/The Herald