Mark ZaleskiFor The Tennessean
Ryan GarzaDetroit Free Press
Kareem ElgazzarThe Cincinnati Enquirer
Judges: Stephen Lanava/Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Gannett, Christine Peterson/Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Gannett, Ashley Green/Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Gannett, Ken McGagh/MetroWest Daily News / Gannett, Paul Kapteyn/Worcester Telegram & Gazette (retired)
The three winners in this lightly contested category were head and shoulders above the rest. Judge was a strong portrait with interesting light. Second place Believe image invites further study and tells you a lot about the guy. It’s much more than a simple environmental portrait. Wishlist clearly belongs with the winners in this group and looks like it should have an important follow up story.