Mar Clip Contest Results

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Judges
Yahoo! Search Editors Andy Lavalley, Tom Delany, Jeff Nicholls and Steve Buyansky were all photographers and photo editors for Sun-Times Media. Overall good clips. Judges felt some of the images in multiple could have placed in their individual categories.

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Great composition that contrasts the size of the girl with the large snow pile left over from this year’s epic winter.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
All the judges liked the expressions on the two dancers in the center and how the photographer worked the crowd into the picture.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
All the elements in this stunning sunset come together.

F-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Unique moment that leaves you wanting to see more.

F-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Nice moment.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
Great reaction by the photog to catch this moment.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Photographer in the right place to capture the moment.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Good composition.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Excellent idea to spotlight the player and tell the story of the championship game.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Photographer did a good job telling a complete story.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Well thought out and a nice diverse set of images.

Multiple_Entry HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Good general news coverage of a tragic event.

P-Portrait 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Soft side light and nice mood.

P-Portrait 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Great weather find.

P-Portrait 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
Great expression and personality.

S-Sports HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Can’t resist the hair.

S-Sports 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Rob Goebel/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Tight, clean and great reaction.

S-Sports 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Multiple layers of celebration make this jube great.

S-Sports 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice, clean and tight action shot with good expressions.

S-Sports HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Good facial expressions.

SN-Spot_News 1st Place Cream of the Crop 55 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice composition of a dramatic moment.

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: James Brosher, South Bend Tribun
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Judges Comments:
Excellent vantage point shows the scale of this accident.

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Good composition and storytelling