Eileen MeslarTelegraph Herald
Matt GadeThe Daily Republic
Scott P. YatesRockford Register Star
Judges: Ed Murray/NJ Advance Media, Patti Sapone/NJ Advance Media, Lori M. Nichols/NJ Advance Media, Tim Hawk/NJ Advance Media, Aristide Economopolous/NJ Advance Media
First place jumped out with scale, composition, moment and color. Very well done. Second made us smile, what fun. Third was a different expression and captured the moment well.