NPPA: The Voice of Visual Journalists

Monthly News Clip Contest

1st Place Feature/Multiple Picture: “Piano Man's Moving Experience”
Alan Berner/The Seattle Times
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Street performer Bruce Holton spends more time and effort moving his piano than playing. The arrow points the way to the Pike Place Market as Bruce Holton moves his 475-pound upright to the elevator for another one-hour gig in front of the original Starbucks.

Judges’ comments for the category

We liked the piano man story because it was a varied selection of photos from a common everyday occurance. Both other stories were good. The Northern Edge could have used tighter editing. The Laura Baron story could be edited a little tighter. The images were good, but there have been so many others like it that have been better.

Cindeka Nealy, Joshua Scheide, Kevin Buehler, Mark Sterkel

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R11 regional point tally

(year to date; the top 10 places are shown, plus ties)

854
Alan Berner/Seattle Times
592
Drew Perine/The News Tribune
574
Kai-Huei Yau/Tri-City Herald
432
Marc Lester/Anchorage Daily News
404
Larry Steagall
394
Eric Engman/The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
384
Robert Brawdy/Tri-City Herald
324
Erik Hill/Anchorage Daily News
322
John Wagner/Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
302
Robert Hallinen/Anchorage Daily News

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