Mindy SchauerOrange County Register
Karen Quincy LobergVentura County Star
Khaled SayedThe Guardsman
Kris Wilson/Jefferson City News Tribune, Kile Brewer/Jefferson City News Tribune, Leah Beane/Jefferson City News Tribune
First place: great moment. Great expressions. Great caption. Clear winner. The photo and the caption tell the whole story without needing to read a story about it. Second place: Love the color palette, cool situation, cool composition. Third place: Interesting shot, wish you had gotten names.