2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

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

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Napa Valley Register
    Entry Title: Balloons Above the Valley: Preparing for flight
    Entry Credit: Nick Otto
    Judge Comment: This strong composition operates on an artistic level but also conveys a sense of inflating excitement that tells its own story.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Visalia Times-Delta
    Entry Title: Water above and below
    Entry Credit: Ron Holman
    Judge Comment: An arresting image that uses symmetry to remind the viewer of the secondary effects of fire damage.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Santa Cruz Sentinel
    Entry Title: Dancers soar for CommonGround Festival in Santa Cruz
    Entry Credit: Shmuel Thaler
    Judge Comment: An exciting capture that's full of suspense.
  • Competition Comment: None