Dec INPA Clip Contest Results

Cream of the Crop

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Judges

The Sacramento Bee
Sue Morrow, Assistant Director of Multimedia
Randall Benton, Photojournalist
Autumn Payne, Photojournalist

Winners

F-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Alex Slitz, The Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
Beautiful storytelling picture that says something about the obsession of playing the game.

F-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Emotional picture that made us feel something – a tug at the heartstrings.

F-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
Fun and humorous moment from a school event. Well composed.

F-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Technically well done and very pretty.

GN-General_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Alex Slitz, The Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
The casket photo is beautifully composed that captures the mood of the day.

GN-General_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina/SouthBendTribune
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Judges Comments:
An interesting storytelling photograph – the composition, light and the basketball combined make it come together.

GN-General_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
Third

Multiple_Entry 1st Place Cream of the Crop 60 Points
Photographer: Alisha Jucevic/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
WONDERFULLY photographed story. Each image is well done. The one with the cheerleaders is GREAT!! Well edited, too. Bravo!

Multiple_Entry 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Alex Slitz, The Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
A little sparse for a story, but each image is well done.

Multiple_Entry 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin
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Judges Comments:
Needed a bit of editing and cropping help, but there are some fine moments in these pictures.

Multiple_Entry HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
Love the idea of this story, but it needed editing a great deal. We wanted to give it HM because the photographer looked to have access for an important story. They just needed to get closer and more intimate. Go back, keep at it.

P-Portrait 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Stood out as first place because of the fun moment. It’s well composed and good use of light.

P-Portrait 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Alex Slitz, The Evansville Courier & Press
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Judges Comments:
We loved the mood and composition of this. It’s beautiful.

P-Portrait 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Joseph C. Garza/Tribune-Star
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Judges Comments:
We liked this portrait but wished it was technically better.

SA-Sports-Action 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Peak action. Very nice.

SA-Sports-Action 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin
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Judges Comments:
Interesting “off” moment from a game. Well done.

SA-Sports-Action HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Michael Caterina/SouthBendTribune
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Judges Comments:
Great moment and composition. We really wish it was not out of focus, thus HM.

SF-Sports-Feature 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Mykal McEldowney, The Indianapol
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Judges Comments:
Peak action and fun moment not easily caught unless you were paying attention to what else may be going on during a game.

SF-Sports-Feature 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Sam Householder, The Elkhart Truth
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Judges Comments:
Very well done.

SF-Sports-Feature 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin
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Judges Comments:
We loved this moment in the story of the brothers uniting. Looking at the story that was submitted, there were better single images other than this one. Thus the HM.

SF-Sports-Feature HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: Jenna Watson, The Indianapolis Star
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Judges Comments:
HM

SN-Spot_News 1st Place 50 Points
Photographer: Sam Householder, The Elkhart Truth
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Judges Comments:
1st place

SN-Spot_News 2nd Place 40 Points
Photographer: Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune
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Judges Comments:
2nd place

SN-Spot_News 3rd Place 30 Points
Photographer: Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
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Judges Comments:
3rd place

SN-Spot_News HM Place 10 Points
Photographer: DENNY SIMMONS / COURIER & PRESS
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Judges Comments:
HM place