Henry TaylorThe Leaf-Chronicle
Max GershThe Commercial Appeal
Jeremy HoganThe Bloomingtonian
First was an image that took advantage of some specific and transitory light at a vigil. Second the photographer got a different angle on John Lewis' final journey over the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Third was a protest photo with some emotional reaction, but could have used a much tighter crop.
Judges: Kelly Presnell/Arizona Daily Star, Rick Wiley/Arizona Daily Star, Mamta Popat/Arizona Daily Star, Josh Galemore Arizona Daily Star, Rebecca Sasnett Arizona Daily Star