Steve Apps (of the Wisconsin State Journal) took second place in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Photo Contest. Steve’s photo “Illegal Contact” won second place in the action category.
Green Bay Packers’ Al Harris was called for Illegal Contact on this 35-yard pass from Detroit Lions’ Dan Orlovsky to John Standeford in the 4th quarter. Standeford caught the pass at the Green Bay 45-yard line. The Green Bay Packers hosted the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field Sunday, December 28, 2008. Steve Apps-State Journal.
Steve has won this prestigious contest a number of times now, last year winning Best of Show for his sports feature photo of Brett Favre at the snowy NFC Divisional Playoff game against the Seahawks.
The contest has two categories, Sports Action and Sports Feature, with the best of these two winning Best of Show)
The competition is always strong, it’s only open to pro photographers who routinely cover NFL games.