2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Feature Photo ( Weeklies: 11,001 - 25,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Camarillo Acorn
    Entry Title: On the lamb
    Entry Credit: Miichael Coons
    Judge Comment: Wonderful action image of the mutton busting. Can really see the determination of the kid as they hang on for dear life. Nice use of the light as well. Could have easily been entered in the Sports Action category and won there too.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: A tender moment
    Entry Credit: Magali Gauthier
    Judge Comment: The title of the image is perfect for this portrait of a father and his autistic son. You can feel the love they have for each other. Nice use of light in a tough mixed-lighting situation
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Palo Alto Weekly
    Entry Title: Ballet finds a home
    Entry Credit: Magali Gauthier
    Judge Comment: Very nice relationship between the ballet teacher and her student. The kids’ reactions in the background also add to the overall moment of the image.
  • Competition Comment: None