March clip contest winners

Cream of the Crop

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Judges
Kent Miller, Photojournalism/New Media Professor at Central Michigan University Jake May, Photojournalism Major at CMU – Jackson Citizen Patriot Intern. Libby March, Photojournalism Major at CMU – Freelance, Midland Daily News Sean Proctor, Photojournalism Major at CMU – Freelance, Midland Daily News All three students are photojournalism Hearst contest winners. Indiana has amazing sports shooters. Good spot news photos. Would like to see more picture stories that show intimacy.

F-Feature 1st Place
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
A nice, quiet, subtle moment.

F-Feature 2nd Place
Photographer: James Brosher, Herald-Times
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Judges Comments:
Nice slice of life. Funny.

F-Feature 3rd Place
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Very nice feel to this image.

F-Feature HM Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great reaction.

F-Feature HM Place
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Cute.

GN-General_News 1st Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis St
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Judges Comments:
The best by far. Excellent framing and focus.

This is one of the weakest categories.People holding signs do not impress us.

GN-General_News 2nd Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis St
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Judges Comments:
Nice moment.

GN-General_News 3rd Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
Nice moment.

I-Illustration 1st Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star.
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Judges Comments:
Clean. Pleasing. Well executed.
Not a strong category.

I-Illustration 2nd Place
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Excellent way to tell this story.

I-Illustration 3rd Place
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Nice light, model and background. Need a better caption.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Best by far. Really good storytelling. Intimate moments.
This category is quite weak. We are surprised and disappointed by the lack of entries.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Decent story. Mostly process photos.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place
Photographer: James Brosher, Herald-Times
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Judges Comments:
Good storytelling. Would have placed higher if the second guitar photo was removed.

S-Sports 1st Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis St
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Judges Comments:
Unusual moment
Very strong category.

S-Sports 2nd Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
Touching.

S-Sports 3rd Place
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Intense.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: James Brosher, Herald-Times
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Judges Comments:
Graphic.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Sam Riche, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great celebration.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Jeremy Hogan
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Judges Comments:
Great contrast between the pile up and the background.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Jeremy Hogan
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Judges Comments:
Both in the air. Fabulous celebration.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice quiet moment of reflection.

SN-Spot_News 1st Place
Photographer: Joel Philippsen, The Republic
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Judges Comments:
Quite an emotional moment.
Best category. One amazing photo did not place (guy being led to jail) because it was obviously general news. There were a few other photos misplaced.

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place
Photographer: Scott M Bort
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Judges Comments:
Good storytelling photo.

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Lots of emotion.

SN-Spot_News HM Place
Photographer: Joe Harpring
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Judges Comments:
Nice moment. Error in beginning of caption.

SN-Spot_News HM Place
Photographer: Chris Bergin, The Star Press
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Judges Comments:
Precarious.