Josh GalemoreArizona Daily Star
Kent PorterSanta Rosa Press Democrat
Thomas R CordovaLong Beach Post
While the Sports Action category was weak overall the sports Features were very strong top to bottom, and made for a good bit of debate for each placeholder. This was another category that featured a number fo nice silhouettes and the most interesting rose to the top position, primarily because of the visual interest in both the foreground and the background, a really fascinating photo. Second had good emotion in a classic dejection shot, while third used light and shadow and high angle to highlight the details of a big run nicely.
Judges: Vasha Hunt/Independent, Laura Chramer/Independent