2022 MNA Better Newspaper Contest

Photography Portrait and Personality ( 1,001 - 1,500) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Tracy Area Headlight Herald
    Entry Title: Photography Portrait and Personality - Tracy Area Headlight Herald
    Entry Credit: Per Peterson
    Judge Comment: Expressive faces at the moment of heightened action raise these photos to the top. The photographer made the creative decision to watch the athletes who weren’t competing to see their reaction to the action.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Cambridge/North Branch-County News Review
    Entry Title: Royalty crowned
    Entry Credit: John Wagner
    Judge Comment: A story told in a split second: Happiness and, perhaps, jealousy. The caption doesn’t quite make clear if the two were co-winners or if the one smiling received a more prominent crown.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Waterville - LifeEnterprise
    Entry Title: Crown drop
    Entry Credit: Jay Schneider
    Judge Comment: Quick reflexes caught the unexpected moment.
  • Competition Comment: None