2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Photography Portrait and Personality ( Under 1,000) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Verndale Sun
    Entry Title: Painting Sparky, Party Animals
    Entry Credit: Trinity Gruenberg
    Judge Comment: The framing emphasizes the boy’s concentration and his project; A good crop.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Westbrook Sentinel/Tribune
    Entry Title: Giving it all hes got
    Entry Credit: Tom Merchant
    Judge Comment: A fun image of a boy enjoying his day at the races. Enlarging the frame to give a better sense of the scene may have improved the photo’s story-telling.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Le Sueur County News
    Entry Title: Princefest
    Entry Credit: Carson Hughes
    Judge Comment: The photo makes clear who the subject has an interest in. The bandanas are a nice touch.
  • Competition Comment: None