Best Use of Photography 4th Quarter Results

For News, Feature, Picture Pages, Sports, Multi-Page


2007 4th Quarter BUP Results

 

Sports Page entries were judged at Sports Illustrated magazine by director of photography Steve Fine, photography editor Jim Colton, and deputy picture editor George Washington.

Picture Page entries were judged at Sports Illustrated magazine by Colton and associate picture editors Nate Gordon and Porter Binks.

News Page entries were judged at Sports Illustrated magazine by Colton, associate picture editor Miriam Marseu, and Gina Houseman, the assistant photo editor for Sports Illustrated for Kids magazine.

Feature and Multiple-Page entries were judged at The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, OH, by Features picture editor Bill Kennedy, deputy director of photography/multimedia Dale Omori, and deputy director of photography Jeff Greene.

(Judges' comments for the Feature and Multiple-Page categories are not yet available.)


 

NEWS:

1st: Los Angeles Times, October 1, 2007
"Wells drying up at huge Darfur camp”
Steve Stroud, Carolyn Cole and Kelli Sullivan.
Judges’ comments: Killer lead image supported by two strong photos.

2nd: Los Angeles Times, October 24, 2007
"1,155 Homes – and Counting”
Team.
Judges’ comments: Strong aerial tells the story.

3rd: The Oregonian, December 12, 2007
"State a step ahead of slide”
Bruce Ely, Mike Zacchino, Randy Rasmussen and Patty Reksten.
Judges’ comments: Makes the reader look twice at this amazing image.

 

Honorable mentions:

Los Angeles Times, October 23, 2007
"San Diego at the mercy of flames once again”
Team.
Judges’ comments: Color helps tie the images together.

The Palm Beach Post, December 30, 2007
"Greed gets everyone caught”
Mark Edelson, Lou Ann Frala, Vada Mossavat and Bruce R. Bennett.
Judges’ comments: Strong graphic components, bird wings, peoples’ arms.

Los Angeles Times, October 27, 2007
"Residents return; officials warn against complaceny”
Team.
Judges’ comments: Emotion comes through in the photography.

The Palm Beach Post, December 30, 2007
"I think it was something of a miracle”
Mark Edelson and Lou Ann Frala with photos by Morry Gash (A.P.), Chris Graythen (Getty), and Karen Tapia-Andersen (L.A. Times).
Judges’ comments: Good balance of images on the page.

The Oregonian, December 6, 2007
"They mooed half the night. Then no mooing.”
Motoya Nakamura, Mike Zacchino, Randy Rasmussen, Vickie Nesbit and Patty Reksten.
Judges’ comments: Cow picture makes you want to see/know more.

 


 

FEATURE:

1st: The Dallas Morning News, December 23, 2007
"Bottom Line: Justice”
Brad Loper, Chris Wilkins, Kerri Abrams, Mona Reeder, Nicole Stockdale, Rob Schneider and Leslie White.

2nd: The Palm Beach Post , December 15, 2007
"Conventional Style”
Uma Sanghvi and Mark Edelson.

3rd: The Dallas Morning News, October 15, 2007
"Struggling family lays mom to rest”
Brad Loper, Chris Wilkins, Cindy Smith and Melanie Burford.

 

Honorable mentions:

The Dallas Morning News, December 23, 2007
"Income Gap”
Brad Loper, Chris Wilkins, Kerri Abrams, Mona Reeder, Nicole Stockdale, Rob Schneider and Leslie White.

Las Vegas Sun, December 3, 2007
"Q&A: Brian Dewhurst”
Mark Damon, Leila Navidi and Alex Fong.

The Palm Beach Post, December 12, 2007
"Stretch in the right direction”
Damon Higgins, Mark Edelson and Carol Rose.

The Rocky Mountain News, December 11, 2007
"Five Key Concerns”
Janet Reeves, Matt McClain and Steve Miller.

The Palm Beach Post, December 29, 2007
"Photographers’ Best of 2007”
Mark Edelson, Bruce R. Bennett, John J. Lopinot, Meghan McCarthy, Bob Shanley, David Spencer and Lannis Waters.

 

 


 

PICTURE PAGE:

 

1st: Los Angeles Times, October 10, 2007
"Time with the Cup"
Robert Gauthier, George Wilhelm and Michael Whitley.
Judges’ comments: Bold statement with large photo and all other images were strong.

2nd: The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 24, 2007
"Pictures of the Year "
John Dickson and Kristen Johnson with staff photos.
Judges’ comments: Well balanced display, excellent use of color.

3rd: The Palm Beach Post, December 6, 2007
"A long day’s journey"
Mark Edelson, Greg Lovett and Mike Perkins with photos by Thomas Cordy, Richard Graulich and Damon Higgins.
Judges’ comments: Thoughtful, respectful design with strong imagery.

 

Honorable mentions:

Jackson Hole News & Guide, December 26, 2007
"A world view"
Bradley J. Boner and Jenny Francis with staff photos.
Judges’ comments: Interesting variety makes page appealing, but needs focus.

The Palm Beach Post / La Palma, November 2, 2007
"Lluvia, Rodeo y Beneficio"
Mark Edelson, Greg Lovett and Carl Kiilsgaard.
Judges’ comments: Refreshing to see a rodeo story with only one horse photo.

Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2007
"Ask him anything"
Mary Cooney, Kelli Sullivan and Don Bartletti.
Judges’ comments: Good variety on a tired theme.

Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2007
"He’s done it before"
Mary Cooney, Kelli Sullivan and Barbara Davidson.
Judges’ comments: Non-typical campaign photos gives this appeal.

The Palm Beach Post / La Palma, November 30, 2007
"Semana de Copas del Mundo"
Mark Edelson with photos by The Associated Press and Getty Images.
Judges’ comments: Good use of panoramic format in the design.

 


 

SPORTS:

 

1st: The Oregonian, November 4, 2007
“Everybody up for ducks"
Bruce Ely, Ross William Hamilton, Randy Rasmussen and Claudia Howell.
Judges’ comments: Wonderful play between the two large celebration pictures.

2nd: Los Angeles Times, October 10, 2007
"A day with hockey’s Holy Grail"
Robert Gauthier, George Wilhelm and Michael Whitley.
Judges’ comments: Powerful display of a strong single image.

3rd: The Palm Beach Post, October 20, 2007
"Beauty and brawn”
Mark Edelson, Greg Lovett and Cheryl Guerrero.
Judges’ comments: Story well told with a “behind-the-scenes” feel.

 

Honorable mentions:

The Denver Post, October 28, 2007
"World Series moments"
Ken Lyons, Damon Cain, Andy Cross and Karl Gehring.
Judges’ comments: Strong use of main image; smaller cameo picture helps.

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 17, 2007
"Too little, too late"
Rob Sumner, Mike Urban and Todd Dybas.
Judges’ comments: Agony and ecstasy in a single image, well done.

The Palm Beach Post, December 17, 2007
"Victory!"
Greg Lovett, Ron Falch, Tom Elia and Dave Tepps with photo by Joe Rimkus Jr. (The Miami Herald).
Judges’ comments: Bold headline and single image tell the story.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, December 21, 2007
"Defense does in the Rams"
Sid Hastings, Chris Lee, J.B. Forbes, Anthony Soufllé, Dilip Vishwanat and Carlos Ayulo.
Judges’ comments: Strong action photo, but busy page.

The Palm Beach Post, November 11, 2007
"Farewell, old friend"
Mark Edelson, Greg Lovett and Mark Simkins with photos by Gary Coronado and Damon Higgins.
Judges’ comments: Story well told with minimal use.

The Palm Beach Post / La Palma, October 12, 2007
"Entonces quedaban cuatro"
Mark Edelson and Em Mendez with photos by Getty Images and The Associated Press.
Judges’ comments: Good balance of images vs. text.


 

MULTIPLE PAGE:

 

1st: Los Angeles Times, October 22, 2007
“L.A. Fires”
Team.

2nd: Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2007
“On the trail”
Mary Cooney, Don Bartletti, Barbara Davidson, Jay L. Clendenin, Francine Orr, Gary Friedman, Mark Boster and Kelli Sullivan.

3rd: Los Angeles Times, October 10, 2007
“Stanley Cup: A day with hockey’s holy grail”
George Wilhelm, Robert Gauthier and Michael Whitley.

 

Honorable Mentions:

The Rocky Mountain News, December 10-13, 2007
“Beyond the Boom”
Janet Reeves, Matt McClain and Steve Miller.

The Dallas Morning News, December 23, 2007
“The Bottom Line”
Brad Loper, Chris Wilkins, Kerri Abrams, Mona Reeder, Nicole Stockdale, Rob Schneider and Leslie White.

The Oregonian, December 16, 2007
“Rain”
Faith Cathcart, Ian Malkasian, Benjamin Brink, Rob Finch, Ross William Hamilton and Patty Reksten.

The Commercial Appeal, December 2-30, 2007
“Memphis and the World”
John Sale, Alan Spearman and Kim Coleman.

 

Comments? Corrections? More information? Next quarter's deadline? Contact BUP contest chair Mark Edelson at [email protected].

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