2021 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Photo Story/Essay ( Weeklies: 25,001 & over,Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Thousand Oaks Acorn
    Entry Title: A day at the Camarillo Air Show
    Entry Credit: Michael Coons
    Judge Comment: Good job telling the story of the air show, showing aerobatics in mid-flight, great detail shot of two guys looking into engine, nice angle on the dad and boy with toy airplane.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Almanac
    Entry Title: Signs of life
    Entry Credit: Magali Gauthier
    Judge Comment: The ballerina photo was my favorite, good mix of photos and perspectives.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Camarillo Acorn
    Entry Title: Chalk fest returns brighter than ever
    Entry Credit: SUSAN WEININGER
    Judge Comment: The bright colors really pop. Good job in very bright (sun) conditions showing children's faces alongside their artwork. Nice mix of photos.
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: Daniella Segura
    Entry Title: Ironman in Hermosa Beach marks the start of Independence Day celebrations
    Entry Credit: Daniella Segura
    Judge Comment: Photos captured the beach party vibe well, but the camera angles were pretty similar.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Barbara Independent
    Entry Title: Inside a COVID ICU
    Entry Credit: Daniel Dreifuss
    Judge Comment: Hard to shoot faces through masks and protective gear but faces show emotion. Photos were flat, static.