Nov INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

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Judges

Gabrielle Lurie/ San Francisco Chronicle photojournalist

 

Winners

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
Captured the decisive moment of the fish coming up out of the water. Beautiful light and nice silhouette. There is a sense of quiet and calm from the image. Would like to see it in the context of a story

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Lovely moment, light, composition and storytelling moment. Nice job !

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Jacob Wiegand, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Great capture of emotion, energy and expression. Love the mimicking gestures and nice composition.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jacob Wiegand, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Strong emotion coupled with composition. Photographer was in the right place. Nice and intimate.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Good use of layering going on in this image. There is not a lot to the story but the photographer made the best of a low light situation and captured nice expressions and atmosphere.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Jacob Wiegand, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This image is clean and captures expression. The composition is nice but we wish there was more layering to tell the story.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS / COURIER & PRESS
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Judges Comments:
This picture story definitely stuck out right away. The photographer did a wonderful job capturing emotion and telling this story of losing a partner. It felt very intimate and the photographer had great access. There was variation in the imagery and overall wonderful moments. The only question was, why black and white? Nice work !

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Jacob Wiegand, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This was a hard story to tell visually and the photographer did the best they could. There was visual variety, nice emotion and the audience got a great sense for what this band was going through. Nice behind the scenes moments as well.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
The composition of these images is extremely strong. The photographer is very attentive to light, motion, and balancing the frame. Although it does a great job telling the story of siblings it lacked a bit of emotion. We would like to see more emotion and connection with the parents to round it out a bit. Otherwise, nice work !

SA-Sports-Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Great capture ! The photographer not only captured a blocking moment but also got the ref mimicking the gesture in the background. Wonderful shot

SA-Sports-Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Great capture. Shows not only the action but also the expression and movement. Could use a little bit of a crop at right but otherwise nice work !

SA-Sports-Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Solid capture. Clean, nice composition, well timed. Great work !

SA-Sports-Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Really like the expression here. It doesn’t say much about action but still grabs the eye.

SF-Sports-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
1. Great moment, layering and composition

SF-Sports-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Jacob Wiegand, The Herald
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Judges Comments:
2. Photographer got high up and caught the peak action. Nice, surprising moment

SF-Sports-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
3. Great jubilation image !