2021 VPA News and Advertising Contest

General News Photo ( Online)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: The Harrisonburg Citizen
    Entry Title: Rockingham County Fair 4-H sheep
    Entry Credit: Holly Marcus
    Judge Comment: The emotions captured in this image easily put this image a the front of the pack. The little girl in the center could have won it by herself.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Charlottesville Tomorrow
    Entry Title: Republican gubernatorial candidate Youngkin rallys in Henrico County, calling campaign a ‘movement’
    Entry Credit: Mike Kropf
    Judge Comment: The unique lighting of the situation works for this image because of the face line of the subject stands out well.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Virginia Mercury
    Entry Title: Ned Oliver general news photo
    Entry Credit: Ned Oliver
    Judge Comment: The emotions of the crowd put this image in the top three. The harsh shadow across the face of the candidate is just unfortunate.