Amanda CowanThe Columbian
Parker SeiboldThe Gazette
Christian MurdockThe Gazette
For first place we really liked that every photo seemed to tell a different part of the story, and showed a combination of action and quieter moments. Second place showed the aftermath of a devastating fire. Third place was a really graphically pleasing photo from a wildfire.
Judges: Joe Ahlquist/Rochester Post Bulletin, Traci Westcott/Rochester Post Bulletin, Andrew Link/Rochester Post Bulletin, Ken Klotzbach/Rochester Post Bulletin