First place: Robin Chan, Cohasset Mariner

This is exceptional documentary photojournalism that is executed quite well and composed perfectly. Versatility across subjects is also great.

Second place: Brandon Watson, Sturgis Journal

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Composition of these photos is wonderful.

Third place: Paul Halfacre, Kirksville Daily Express & News

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Really strong portfolio of sports photography from the sports editor.