2022 California Journalism Awards - Print Division

Feature Photo ( Weeklies: 4,301 - 11,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Grooming
    Entry Credit: Robbi Pengelly
    Judge Comment: Nice use of wide-angle to focus on the dog as it is getting groomed. Could have used a little strobe to lighten up the groomer's face.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Bear Rising
    Entry Credit: Robbi Pengelly
    Judge Comment: Great use of perspective to show the scale of the sculpture. The image could have benefited from the photographer positioning themselves move to the right to clean up the background and highlight the size of the sculpture a little more.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: The Sonoma Index-Tribune
    Entry Title: Clydesdale Cuddle
    Entry Credit: Robbi Pengelly
    Judge Comment: Nice use of natural light and the moment between the horse and owner is sweet.
  • Competition Comment: None