Apr INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

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Judges

The photo staff at the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. Andrew J. Whitaker, Grace Beahm Alford, Wade Spees, Kathryn Ziegsig, Lauren Petracca and Brad Nettles

 

Winners

F-Feature 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
The moment and light made this image rise to the top of the rest. A nice use of layers and framing of the two girls made this image interesting.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This photo had great energy and use of color.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sam Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
The light and reaction made this image pleasant.

F-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
It’s an unique storytelling image that we thought deserved recognition.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This is one of the best Easter morning services we have ever seen. Nice angle and beautiful light.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Kale Wilk, The Times of Northwes
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Judges Comments:
We thought this was a strong emotion moment.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis S
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Judges Comments:
The framing on this image was nicely done.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Sam Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
The photographer really captured the family’s struggle in this series that put this story in first place.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS / COURIER & PRESS
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Judges Comments:
We really enjoyed the photographer’s variety of images and moments in this picture story.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
This had such great variety in what could be a very repetitive situation.

Multiple_Entry HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS / COURIER & PRESS
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Judges Comments:
We thought this deserved honorable mention because of the use of light and color.

SA-Sports-Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
The reaction really made this image for us.

SA-Sports-Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Sam Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
This image took us by surprise and thought it was an unique moment that was a nice capture by the photographer.

SA-Sports-Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
The light and silhouette on the face made this interesting to look at. A tighter crop would make this image even stronger.

SA-Sports-Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sam Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
A nice clean storytelling image of the play.

SF-Sports-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
There are two things going on, there is one game going on in front of the spectators and one game going one behind them. The photographer went out of their way to look for this moment.

SF-Sports-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina
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Judges Comments:
A nice clean celebration image that shows great excitement and many great faces.

SF-Sports-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Such a funny moment with beautiful use of color. A tighter crop would help improve this image.