2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Artistic Photo ( Dailies: 15,001 - 50,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Desert Sun
    Entry Title: Desert Sun: Death Spiral
    Entry Credit: Jay Calderon
    Judge Comment: The simplicity of the shape and lines with nice timing made this image stand out artistically.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Fresno Bee
    Entry Title: Carrying the flag
    Entry Credit: Craig Kohlruss
    Judge Comment: This image ticks all the boxes and nice to get someone under the flag, usually just legs. Nice visual impact with interesting composition.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Press-Enterprise
    Entry Title: What's the buzz?
    Entry Credit: Will Lester
    Judge Comment: This took a little planning, patience and luck. Great timing.
  • Competition Comment: Overall an interesting category with different takes on the meaning of artistic. Some entries could be paintings and others used technique. Nice work by all.