2011 Feb Clip Results

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Judges
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle, Cheyenne, Wyoming: Michael Smith, photo editor, Jerret Raffety and James Brosher, staff photographers,

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Thoughtful moment.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Great frame and beautiful composition. Would like to see a little less shoreline by cropping a bit off the top.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Very nice moment.

F-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer:
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Judges Comments:
Captures the mood well. Would maybe crop the woman out of the frame to the right.

GN-General_News 1st Place Cream of the Crop 55 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Nice timing to catch blue lights. Blue color captures the mood of this memorial service well.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Very nice balance.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice way to turn a news event into a story. Kudos for following the legislators to their hide out in Illinois. Very nice ending shot.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Clean and simple with good expressions. Story has clear beginning, middle and end. Would like to have seen a few more frames.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Tough assignment executed very well. Would like to see a tighter edit.

Multiple_Entry HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice opening shot, but would like to see a better closer, perhaps the second to last shot. Feel as though we don’t see his face much in this story.

S-Sports 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Rob Goebel/ Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice faces and great emotion.

S-Sports 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
A moment away from the moment. Great way to see the event and to shoot something that is not as obvious as the action in the pool itself.

S-Sports 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Nice reaction with contributing background. Only wish we could see the faces of a few of the opposing players in the background.

S-Sports HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Krista Schinagl, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice moment in the aftermath of the big win.