April 2006 Winners

UPDATED July 13, 2006 – Judges comments from the Indianapolis Star photography staff have been added to the winners list.

June 30, 2006 – April clip contest winners judged by the Indianapolis Star have been returned. Here are the winners from this month:

Spot News
1st Al Hoch, Janesville Gazette
2nd Terry Mayer, The Week
3rd Steve Kinderman, Leader-Telegram

Comments:
This was the weakest group by far. Very hard to come up with three winners.

General News
1st Dan Lassiter, Janesville Gazette
2nd Kristyna Wentz-Graff, Journal Sentinel
3rd Mike De Sisti, Post-Crescent

Comments:
The winner was a very freaky photo but a must winner.

Feature Photo
1st Craig Schreiner, Wisconsin State Journal
2nd Mark Hoffman, Journal Sentinel
3rd Kevin Poirier, Kenosha News
HM Dan Powers, Post-Crescent
HM H. Marc Larson, Press-Gazette

Comments:
Lots of nice photos no real kick-butt ones. The winner rose to the top quickly.

Portrait/Personality
1st B.A. Rupert, Press-Gazette
2nd B.A. Rupert, Press-Gazette
3rd Dan Powers, Post-Crescent
HM Patrick Ferron, Press-Gazette
HM Dan Powers, Post-Crescent

Comments:
Too many photos of people crying. Simple photos of people won this one.

Sports
1st John Maniaci, Wisconsin State Journal
2nd Mark Hoffman, Journal Sentinel
3rd Dan Powers, Post-Crescent
HM Corey Wilson, Press-Gazette

Comments:
The winner was a nice jubbie from hockey. Second place winner was lucky to have a nice football run in April.

Feature Multiple
1st John Maniaci, Wisconsin State Journal
2nd Sharon Cekada, Post-Crescent
3rd John Maniaci, Wisconsin State Journal

Comments:
The winner was a nice look at something different and got good play. Second place had too many wide shots of subject’s back. Third place was a little fruity…ha ha.

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