South – September 2023 – Portrait/Illustration

Judges Comments

The winners covered clean composition, proper use of lighting whether natural or artificial. First place had nice informational layering and took it a step further from your normal press conference coverage. 2nd place has great use of juxtaposition that helps elevate the portrait. 3rd place the written caption helped push the image to the next level informing us of the story behind the character.

Judges: Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press, David Rodriguez Munoz/Detroit Free Press