May INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

May INPA Clip Contest Results

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Judges

Meg McLaughlin and Jessica Gallagher with the Moline Dispatch.

 

Winners

Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great composition, nice job knowing what to do with the light.

Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Good use of balancing light sources.

Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Joseph Garza, Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
Good moment.

General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Beautiful composition, good use of light and a great crop.

General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
This was a vaccine photo that neither of us had seen. All of the elements were lined up really well. Great work with the layering.

General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Joseph Garza, Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
Great crop. What typically is a boring photo was made interesting.

General_News HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Jeremy Hogan, Freelance
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Judges Comments:
Creative way to tell the story visually.

Multiple_Entry 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
This piece had an actual narrative, good captions, and photos were well shot and sequenced.

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
We wish there were captions. This series could have benefited from a tighter crop. However, it was an actual story and not just a gallery.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Michelle Pemberton, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
We hated looking through these photos. The details were well shot. However, this is more of a gallery than a series.

Sports_Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: AJ Mast, Independent Photojournalist
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Judges Comments:
Wonderful composition.

Sports_Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Great action, great light, so clean, cropped so well.

Sports_Action 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Doug McSchooler, Freelance
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Judges Comments:
Beautiful frame with great light.

Sports_Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Samantha Owens, Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Creative angle, way to think outside the box when shooting a tennis match.

Sports_Feature 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Doug McSchooler, Freelance
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Judges Comments:
This is one of the best baseball reaction photos either of us had seen because of the composition.

Sports_Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Nikolas Frazier, Journal & Courier
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Judges Comments:
Great moment and was also the cleanest of all the softball reactions.

Sports_Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Loved the composition.