NPPA: The Voice of Visual Journalists

Monthly News Clip Contest

1st Place Feature/Multiple Picture: “Elmira Prison Mass”
Mike Crupi/Catholic Courier
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Inmates at Elmira Correctional and Reception Center bow their heads in prayer March 10 after taking Communion during weekly Mass in the prison chapel.

Judges’ comments for the category

A thin category. First place: good idea, nice variety. Second place: liked the photographers vision in several of these photos. Third: Opening photo is very nice would have spent more time opn the farm.

Robert St. John / Los Angeles Times photo editor Calvin Hom / Los Angeles Times deputy director of photography Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times staff photographer

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R2 regional point tally

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

734
Peter Barber/The Daily Gazette
602
Steven Russell/The Toronto Star
424
Jeffry Goulding/The Times Herald-Record
394
Will Yurman/Pennsylvania State University
360
Jeffrey Fehder/The Post Star
354
Jason Hunter
350
John Londres/Dave Londres Photography
292
Sam Tenney
290
Jean Levac/Ottawa Citizen
264
Chet Gordon/Times Herald-Record

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