South – December 2023 – Spot News

Judges Comments

1st place This photo is compelling in part for what it doesn’t show. – people in pain, in anguish, in sorrow. But that human drama is exactly what it shows. Great photographic eye to see the shot and take it. 2nd place A moment of grief told poetically with a shot taken at a decisive moment and all the elements in place. 3rd place This is not your typical fire scene. The scene's lights and shadows make it a compelling photo.

Judges: Howard Owens/The Batavian, Steve Ognibene/Freelance