Alisha JucevicThe Columbian
Eric EngmanFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Nathan HowardThe Columbian
All of the images used light to their advantage. We felt that the first place photo was a good way to show that portraits can be just as storytelling without faces. The surroundings in the second place image really add to the portrait and give us another layer. We thought the third place was an important subject matter but could've been executed better.
Judges: Abigail Dollins/Argus Leader, Erin Bormett/Argus Leader