Oct INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

Oct INPA Clip Contest Results

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Judges

Ed Murray Multimedia Specialist-NJ.Com
Patti Sapone Multimedia Specialist-NJ.Com
Bob Sciarrino Phot Editor-Newsday

Winners

Feature 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss, The Herald
Image:f_100-dinner
Judges Comments:
A picture that keeps on giving. the more you look around the photograph the more you see and feel. Good category with the top rising up fast.

Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
Image:f_78-lick
Judges Comments:
When a picture makes you stop and smile it works and works well.

Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
Image:f_96-cornrain
Judges Comments:
Moments are what photojournalism is all about and this succeeds. Caption information was a big plus.

Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
Image:f_78-hangin
Judges Comments:
Stop the viewer and make them laugh. Well done.

General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss, The Herald
Image:gn_100-marchingband
Judges Comments:
Love the range of emotions. Crying in the front and some laughter in the background. Range of emotions from the band.

General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss, The Herald
Image:gn_100-homecoming
Judges Comments:
We liked this one and went back and forth with first place. The ut out was great and the explanation made it even better.

General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
Image:gn_78-shadow
Judges Comments:
Love it when you see the world in your own way. Good job taking a press conference and making it interesting and fun.

General_News HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Jeremy Hogan, Freelance
Image:gn_88-vigil
Judges Comments:
Well done vigil picture.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss, The Herald
Image:m_100-multiple-multiples_1
Judges Comments:
It’s hard to imagine two sets of multiples and the photographer took us on a nice journey. It was fun getting to see the family.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Marlena Sloss, The Herald
Image:m_100-trailblazing_1
Judges Comments:
Editing stories down to manageable size can be a challenge but seven pictures feels right. A collection of pictures that tells a story.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Kelly Lafferty, Kokomo Tribune
Image:m_57-eggs_01
Judges Comments:
Children running an egg farm, so to speak. A nice look at farm life.

Sports_Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Doug McSchooler, Freelance
Image:sa_111-upended
Judges Comments:
Peak moment anyone? Balanced on an elbow makes it even better. Good category.

Sports_Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Kelly Lafferty, Kokomo Tribune
Image:sa_57-return
Judges Comments:
This one grew on the judges. Great composition, face, and action. Different picture for tennis.

Sports_Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Doug McSchooler, Freelance
Image:sa_111-outofreach
Judges Comments:
Peak moment with full-body extension. Great color and timing. Caption information was very thorough.

Sports_Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
Image:sa_1-td
Judges Comments:
Back of the end zone contortion was in the running.

Sports_Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
Image:sf_96-sectionalloss
Judges Comments:
Cheers for staying after a game and capturing such a tender moment. You can feel caring. Well Done. Very strong category.

Sports_Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
Image:sf_78-smoke
Judges Comments:
Fresh unique view. The caption was well written. Stunning.

Sports_Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
Image:sf_63-fireworks
Judges Comments:
Fireworks in a sports feature. Great awareness and composition with technical challenges. We have all shot sports but bring a new angle and oyu have to smile.

Sports_Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
Image:sf_78-happy
Judges Comments:
Very intense facial expression and celebration.