Apr INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

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Judges

Lara Solt, Dallas-based freelancer and former staff photographer at The Dallas Morning News; Michael Hamtil, photo editor, The Dallas Morning News

Winners

F-Feature 1st Place Cream of the Crop 55 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS
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Judges Comments:
What a wonderful and timeless moment! This does exactly what an image is intended to do and that is to elicit an emotional response in the viewer. I immediately laughed out loud when I saw this image.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
The classic childhood moment captured here reminds me of a Norman Rockwell painting. It’s an image that would make anyone smile.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
A situation worth photographing and photographed well.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin
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Judges Comments:
A more sophisticated use of reflection in water as a creative device that doesn’t just draw attention to itself, but actually adds to the mood and storytelling of the image.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza
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Judges Comments:
This photographer made an emotional image that matched the emotion of the event.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This struck me as an unusual and unexpected moment. So glad the photographer captured it for others to see.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer:
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Judges Comments:
Well rounded event coverage. Not a weak picture in the collection and the narrative editing makes me feel like I was there.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice group of images from an event with unexpected and storytelling moments weaved in with the peak action.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
An unusual conceptual approach to looking at the bar scene with images that highlight the most storytelling aspects of each location.

SA-Sports-Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza
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Judges Comments:
This photographer captured the peak action at the finish line in a more unique and creative way.

SA-Sports-Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons
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Judges Comments:
Capturing the baseball player’s tongue out during the catch ramps up the appeal of an otherwise run-of-the-mill sports action shot.

SA-Sports-Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin
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Judges Comments:
A very nice storytelling shot of a missed catch.

SF-Sports-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Really nice sports feature. The color, composition and moment really all come together here.

SF-Sports-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
A powerful and storytelling moment in between the peak action.

SF-Sports-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Rachel Mummey/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Beautiful soft light and symmetry make this image rise above in a typical, everyday sports scene.