Mar INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

Mar INPA Clip Contest Results

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Judges

The Tennessean Photojournalists: Andrew Nelles George Walker, IV Josie Norris

 

Winners

Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
What made this photo stand out was the access that the photographer got in addition to making a beautiful slice of life photo.

Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Joseph Garza, Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
Classic moment feature photo. Its a great composition. However, not sure if it needed to be black and white.

Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Kelly Lafferty, Kokomo Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Nice light and cute moment around the fire.

General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Kelly Wilkinson, Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great emotion and powerful single tear illuminated by the sun light. Appreciated the deliberateness of photographing this moment tightly.

General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Nice light, nice moment, and an interesting situation. Appreciated finding a vaccine-related story that took a bit more work to find.

General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
Image:gn_72-momsfuneral
Judges Comments:
Really great access and moment however the loose-ness of the frame is incredibly distracting. A minor crop would elevate this image.

General_News HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Grace Hollars, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Clean composition and the judges enjoyed the pictorial quality of this image.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Incredibly powerful story, great access, beautiful photos, and the time put into this really shows.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
Image:m_72-biggyms_01
Judges Comments:
Cool story premise but wouldve liked to see more variation in head size and more overalls of gyms.

Multiple_Entry HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Kelly Lafferty, Kokomo Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Nice moments didnt hold up as a narrative.

Portraits 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Great quality of light and you can get a sense of who she is as a person!

Portraits 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Joseph Garza, Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
Great use of light and environment.

Portraits 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Incredible window light. Wouldve liked to see more light on her face.

Portraits HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Nice experimentation with shutter speed.

Sports_Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Peak action and clean well executed photo of a non-standard basketball moment.

Sports_Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Grace Hollars, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Good seeing and out of the ordinary photo from a routine event.

Sports_Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Grace Hollars, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
The judges burst into laughter as soon as we saw it. Its an oddball moment that is also incredibly clean.

Sports_Feature 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Hands down first place photo. Immediately felt for Tyson.

Sports_Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Denny Simmons, Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Great moment and the flowery flip flops next to the duo was a great addition to the composition.

Sports_Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Cool symmetry but the tilted horizon detracted from the moment.

Spot_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
Image:sn_63-fire
Judges Comments:
Nice moment and really gnarly smoke which helped to make it a clean photo.