South – December 2023 – Photo Story/Essay

Judges Comments

1st place Nearly every shot in this series is strong and compelling. Great detail. Great storytelling. This essay shows you can have a lengthy photo essay that holds visual interest from beginning to end. 2nd place A routine local event turned into a photographic story full of personality. 3rd place Great documentation of a culturally significant community event.

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