Elizabeth ConleyHouston Chronicle
Steve GonzalesHouston Chronicle
Mike SimonsTulsa World
This was a difficult category to judge. Many pictures were good, but nearly all had small problems wither with cropping, exposures or even focus. 1st offered a good use of light and composition to create a solid pictorial from the campaign trail. 2nd is a great moment, but we felt the image was overexposed which made distracting elements in the frame all the more so. 3rd we found this image humorous as this performer is laying it all out and her audience is less than enthused. The moment is nice as is the angle the photographer used to make the picture.
Judges: Denny Simmons/Evansville Courier & Press, Sam Owens/Evansville Courier & Press, MaCabe Brown/Evansville Courier & Press