2018 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

News Photo ( Weeklies: 4,300 & under)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Claremont Courier
    Entry Title: Manlapaz Memorial
    Entry Credit: Steven Felschundneff
    Judge Comment: Expertly shot, outstanding drama and emotional connection. Back lighting adds depth. I feel for this woman.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Claremont Courier
    Entry Title: House Explodes
    Entry Credit: Steven Felschundneff
    Judge Comment: Good image, flames and fighters. Would have liked to see more drama, intensity, fighters faces.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Intermountain News
    Entry Title: Hat Fire Backfire
    Entry Credit: Craig Harrington
    Judge Comment: Solid general news image of a backfire being lit.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: The Intermountain News
    Entry Title: Hat Fire Helicopter Against the Flames
    Entry Credit: Craig Harrington
    Judge Comment: good composition, technical quality needs improvement perhaps over enlarged, up-sampled?
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: The Trinity Journal
    Entry Title: Air attack on Carr fire
    Entry Credit: Wayne Agner
    Judge Comment: good image, I think cropping out second plane would improve overall composition.