Jan Clip Contest Winners

Cream of the Crop, 1st Place Sports

The Chattanooga Times Free Press: Alli Kwesell; Angela Lewis; Brett Clark; Dan Henry; David Patrick Harding; Kelly Wegel; and Patrick Smith.

F-Feature 1st Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis Star
Judges Commnets:
Quick reaction to a humorous moment; it jumped out from the rest of the submissions.

F-Feature 2nd Place
Photographer: Justin Rumbach, The Herald
Judges Commnets:
Humorous; included all necessary elements. Good eye to capture an unusual moment from a typical assignment.

F-Feature 3rd Place
Photographer: Don Knight
Judges Commnets:
Judges liked repetition of color and symmetry.

GN-General_News 1st Place
Photographer: Jim Rider
Judges Commnets:
Judges liked the layers and composition while showing sense of place.

GN-General_News 2nd Place
Photographer: Charlie Nye
Judges Commnets:
Unique soldier image portraying a somber mood.

GN-General_News 3rd Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis Star
Judges Commnets:
Photographer did a nice job of capturing an emotional moment without distracting the subjects.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place
Photographer: Charlie Nye
Judges Commnets:
Nice coverage with wide variety of images.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place
Photographer: Matt Detrich/The Indianapolis St
Judges Commnets:
Feel like photographer managed to document the day unobtrusively.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place
Photographer: Justin Rumbach, The Herald
Judges Commnets:
Nice angles; interesting subject that we had not heard of before.

S-Sports 1st Place Cream of the Crop
Photographer: Andrew Hancock, The Journal & Co
Judges Commnets:
Right place right time, lots of emotion. Especially like that you can see the players face as well as the crowd.

S-Sports 2nd Place
Photographer: Heather Charles, The Indianapoli
Judges Commnets:
Humorous moment caught within the action. Would have liked to see a slightly more accurate white balance.

S-Sports 3rd Place
Photographer: Melanie Maxwell
Judges Commnets:
Enjoyed the thumb in eye moment. Would have like to see a straight horizon line and tighter crop.

S-Sports HM Place
Photographer: Chris Howell, The Herald-Times
Judges Commnets:
Nice action with clean background.