2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Artistic Photo ( Dailies: 15,000 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: Ranger challenge
    Entry Credit: David Middlecamp
    Judge Comment: Clever use of framing and backlit light to capture a very interesting and unique perspective during this event.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Entry Title: Big Surf
    Entry Credit: Shmuel Thaler
    Judge Comment: Great frame with beautiful light and sharp details, plus impeccable timing capturing the three waves rolling into the frame with the silhouettes of the surfer and the seagull. I can almost feel the sea spray!
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Entry Title: Police funeral
    Entry Credit: Jennifer Cappuccio Maher
    Judge Comment: A different perspective capturing a police funeral, I love the framing which focuses on the officer's eye framed amongst the other officers, and I love the muted tones.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Visalia Times-Delta
    Entry Title: Tulare County Fair
    Entry Credit: Ron Holman
    Judge Comment: Wonderful tender moment captured in a tough lighting situation, I'm shocked the photo is so sharp. Love the contrast in colors and the mood conveyed as we feel the wonder of this little girl looking at the lights.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Tribune
    Entry Title: SpaceX launch
    Entry Credit: Joe Johnston
    Judge Comment: Perfect timing capturing the rocket launch with beautiful light and sharp details covering the event. Nice long exposure.