Sep 2009 Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop, 1st Place Multi
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Judges
Ken Ruinard and Nathan Gray Anderson Independent Mail

F-Feature 1st Place
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Great spontaneous moment. Photographer captured a good childhood moment.

F-Feature 2nd Place
Photographer: Jeri Reichanadter, The Star Pres
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Judges Comments:
Good expression with the kids toothless smile. You get the sense of his happiness.

F-Feature 3rd Place
Photographer: Joe Vitti
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Judges Comments:
Photographer captured the peak of their excitement.

F-Feature HM Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Just a different feature from a water park.

GN-General_News 1st Place
Photographer: Jon L. Hendricks/The Times
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Judges Comments:
Good emotion. One of the few photos in the category where all the elements come together.

GN-General_News 2nd Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis St
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Judges Comments:
Its clean and its a quick read. Its simplicity made the photo easy to look at.

GN-General_News 3rd Place
Photographer: Garet Cobb / Bedford Times-Mail
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Judges Comments:
Great expressions. A different crop could have placed it higher.

GN-General_News HM Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
Love the photo but felt it took focus away from the news event.

I-Illustration 1st Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star.
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Judges Comments:
Photographer kept it simple. Good colors. Nice lines.

I-Illustration 2nd Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star.
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Judges Comments:
Clean and simple. Not thrilled with overly melted ice cream.

I-Illustration 3rd Place
Photographer: Andrew Laker
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Judges Comments:
Admire the concept but felt that it lacked something.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop
Photographer: Justin Rumbach, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Lots of nice images in the package. Most cohesive of the entries.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Judges liked the photos but felt it lacked in editing.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place
Photographer: Jeri Reichanadter, The Star Pres
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Judges Comments:
Some good moments. Best of the rest.

S-Sports 1st Place
Photographer: Aaron Pennock / Tipton Argus
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Judges Comments:
Nothing wrong with the photo. Good faces. Good action. The cleanest among many good football pictures submitted in the category.

S-Sports 2nd Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
A beautiful photo with good lines and good story telling. Caption helped with impact of photo. Photographer took time to look beyond the average finish line photo.

S-Sports 3rd Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great reaction.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Thomas Simonetti, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Good peak action.

SN-Spot_News 1st Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
photographer captures a decisive moment in a big news event.

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place
Photographer: Jeri Reichanadter, The Star Pres
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Judges Comments:
Angle makes the photo. Shows the gravity of the situation.

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place
Photographer: Jon L. Hendricks/The Times
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Judges Comments:
The warm light on the man draws you in to the center of the storm action.