Sep INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

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Judges

The judges from the Columbus Dispatch were Adam Cairns, Eamon Queeney and Jonathan Quilter.

 

Winners

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS
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Judges Comments:
A well-composed moment that made the judges stop and look longer. Clean background, nice color and a scene that does not happen everyday.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS
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Judges Comments:
Can’t go wrong with a nice moment between dogs and kids. Perfect height of action and a nice close vantage point.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Quiet moment with a real story behind it. Black and white was a nice touch for a sense of emotion.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
A nice moment with a good story behind it. Clean composition gets the eye right where it needs to go.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Strong, clean emotion.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Well composed moment with good leading lines. At planned events sometimes the best photo is behind you.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop 55 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Tight edit with three strong photos. Worked a spot news scene.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS
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Judges Comments:
Good variety with a couple unexpected moments. Could have been edited a little tighter.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Good variety of angles. The photographer worked a straight forward scene.

P-Portrait 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
A filled frame gets you right to the artist and background. The story is evident right away and the lack of eye contact is nice.

P-Portrait 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Nice light during a media day portrait. A little more fill in the eyes might have made this place higher.

P-Portrait 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
An interesting composition and nice caption. Good use of the background and black and white. A more directional light might have placed this image higher.

SA-Sports-Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Great unexpected moment and during a touchdown no less. Needs a crop from the top to really stand out.

SA-Sports-Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Solid, expected action with good faces and a clean background.

SA-Sports-Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
A interesting moment that made the judges stop and wonder how this happened. High angle worked in this instance.

SA-Sports-Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Great face during a peak impact. Could have been a little tighter.

SF-Sports-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza
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Judges Comments:
This picture has a nice ring to it. Nice celebration and depth from a high school game.

SF-Sports-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Matt Detrich/Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Nice, tight moment. Says hot right away.

SF-Sports-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Loved the potential here. The shadows and fans are really nice. Just needed to work the scene more.

SN-Spot_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Nice job getting inside the scene.

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
Great job getting to the scene with a really well-written caption.

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Charlie Nye
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Judges Comments:
Clean shot of a situation that was national news but with little access.