Mindy SchauerOrange County Register
Terry PiersonThe Press-Enterprise
The dog surfing and county fair stories were our top picks in this category for the variety of lensing, moments, and surprises. Most entrants in this category, including these two stories, could use a much tighter edit and would benefit from spending more than a few hours at the event.
Judges: Julia Robinson/Independent, Vivian Abagiu/University of Texas, Catalin Abagiu/Austin Community College