Dec Clip Contest Results

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Judges
Brett Coomer, Johnny Hanson, Nick de la Torre. Houston Chronicle.

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice found moment and use of graphic elements.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Nice use of color and graphic repetition in a monochromatic setting

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
A chicken and Santa, how can you go wrong.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Clear winner. Good emotion. Could use a bit tighter crop.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Dave Weatherwax, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This is the cleanest image in the category. Great juxtaposition between the two subjects.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Decent use of light and color. Would have been better with a tighter crop.

I-Illustration 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Rob Goebel/ Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Fun image. The point comes across clearly in this illustration.

I-Illustration 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
An image that makes you stop and look. There is a painterly quality to this photo.

I-Illustration 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
This image gets the point across.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This is the only complete story in the category that didn’t need any major edits.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Nice collection of images from an event. Could use a tighter edit. Repetition of images hurt this entry. Love the Santa hat alone on the ground.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
This entry gives us the feel of this establishment. Missing a detail and spacial variety.

S-Sports 1st Place Cream of the Crop 55 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Great image. The photographer was looking somewhere besides the court. Nice moment comes across clean. You can almost feel their wishes for the missed free throw.

S-Sports 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Really beautiful image. There is no doubt of the player’s emotion. Very clean image. You feel the solitude.

S-Sports 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Peak action makes this image. Might have been stronger cropped tighter.

SN-Spot_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Aaron Pennock/Tipton Argus
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Judges Comments:
The photographer was on it. This looks like a tough lighting situation and a fast moving subject.

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Jake May/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice use of framing and waiting for the right moment to happen, well after the fire.

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Raw news image. Not your typical vehicle accident.