Bryan BennettRochester Institute of Technology
Casey SykesUniversity of Georgia
Calvin Hom/Director of Photography/Los Angeles Times, Alan Hagman/Deputy Director of Photography/Los Angeles Times, Rob St. John/Senior Photo Editor/Los Angeles Times
The 1st place photo was by far the best spot news photo. The use of long lens coupled with repetition of images and leading lines gave news photo visual impact. The second place photo was interesting as the image captured tension between the officer and the residents.