2007 Year in Pictures Winners (2008 Contest)

Results of the 73rd Annual Photography & Multimedia Contest, 2007 Year in Pictures Contest, judged in 2008 The Best in Show and Portfolio will be announced at the NYPPA Gallery opening in May. STUDENT RESULTS | MEET THE JUDGES

 

These photos appear in the NYPPA 2008 Annual

Best in Show 2008 -Sponsored by REUTERS

Todd Maisel - Daily News - First Blood

Photographer of the Year 2008 -Sponsored by CANON

Aristide Economopoulos - The Star-Ledger


Spot News-Sponsored by DAILY NEWS

FIRST Todd Maisel Daily News First Blood
SECOND Andrew Theodorakis Daily News Stay With Me
THIRD Debbie Egan-Chin Daily News Cries for Sister
HM Debbie Egan-Chin Daily News Safe Exit
HM Debbie Egan-Chin Daily News Girl Found
EA Jeremy Bales Freelance Asbestos Exposure
EA William Perlman The Star-Ledger Crater on the Street
EA John Tracy Daily News - Freelance Escape from Fire
EA Enid Alvarez Daily News Distraught
EA Jim Anness The Record High Wire Stress
EA Paul J. Bereswill Newsday Helping Hand
EA Todd Maisel Daily News Desperate to Escape

General News-Sponsored by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FIRST Noah Murray The Star-Ledger Warm Touch
SECOND Justin Lane EPA Filling the Streets for Fallen Officer
THIRD Beth Balbierz The Record Matching Medals
HM Julia Xanthos Freelance - Daily News The Long-Awaited Embrace
HM Konrad Fiedler New York Sun New Yorkers Welcome Navy for Fleet Week
EA Joe Epstein The Star-Ledger Faces
EA Chang W. Lee The New York Times Homeland
EA Justin Lane EPA Remembrance
EA Stuart Ramson Freelance - Associated Press Torah Survives Fire
EA Julia Xanthos Freelance - Daily News A Family's Grief

International/National News-Sponsored by EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

FIRST Spencer Platt Getty Images A Time of Fear
SECOND Andrew Theodorakis Daily News Virginia Tech Vigil
THIRD Michael Kamber New York Times - Freelance Soldier & Child
HM Thomas Ferrara Newsday Virginia Mourns
HM Stan Honda Agence France-Presse Edwardses Say Goodbye
EA Norman Y. Lono Freelance Tiny Candidate
EA Thomas Ferrara Newsday The Virginia Tech Shooting
EA Debbie Egan-Chin Daily News Buried in Africa
EA John Roca Daily News Devastated

Portrait-Sponsored by IMAGENOMIC

FIRST Jennifer S. Altman Freelance Angelica Gutierrez
SECOND Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger St. Patrick's Jeff Robinson
THIRD Jennifer Brown The Star-Ledger Tears
HM Mario Tama Getty Images Swimming
HM Shiho Fukada Freelance Adolescent Sex Worker
EA Shiho Fukada Freelance Bangladesh Child Labor
EA Norman Y. Lono Freelance Pageant Memories
EA Debbie Egan-Chin Daily News Cousins Dead
EA Michael Appleton Daily News Movie Man
EA Ron Antonelli Daily News Hillary

Sports Action-Sponsored by NIKON

FIRST Paul J. Bereswill Newsday Safe
SECOND Noah Murray The Star-Ledger Out of Bounds
THIRD Julie Jacobson Associated Press A Show of Hands
HM Bryan Smith Freelance - Daily News Prado's Spill
HM Ray Stubblebine Reuters Evasive Action
EA Julie Jacobson Associated Press Leading the Pack
EA Julie Jacobson Associated Press Second Place Slip
EA Al Bello Getty Images Punching Water
EA Noah Murray The Star-Ledger Tennessee Block
EA Paul J. Bereswill Newsday Nick Goes Flat Out
EA Paul J. Bereswill Newsday Street Ball
EA Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger Big Hit

Sports Feature-Sponsored by GETTY IMAGES

FIRST Bryan Smith Freelance - Daily News Get in the Gate
SECOND William Perlman The Star-Ledger Rage
THIRD Al Bello Getty Images Bloodied and Battered
HM Bryan Smith Freelance - Daily News Into the Mist
HM Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger In the Mirror
EA William Perlman The Star-Ledger We Win
EA Al Bello Getty Images Time Out
EA Paul J. Bereswill Newsday Taunting Alex
EA Ray Stubblebine Reuters Victory Kiss
EA Paul J. Bereswill Newsday This Will Leave a Mark
EA Noah Murray The Star-Ledger Shadow Ball
EA Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger Mad Coach

Feature-Sponsored by THE STAR-LEDGER

FIRST Stan Honda Agence France-Presse Lincoln Takes the Shuttle
SECOND Mario Tama Getty Images Inner tube
THIRD Mario Tama Getty Images Bounce
HM Michael Nagle Freelance- New York Times Jump
HM Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger Not His Last Supper
EA Noah Murray The Star-Ledger Surf's Up
EA Mario Tama Getty Images Coney Embrace
EA Konrad Fiedler New York Sun Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Animal-Sponsored by WORLD WIDE MEDIA GROUP

FIRST Jerry McCrea The Star-Ledger Dead Dog Afternoon
SECOND Michael Nagle Freelance- New York Times Sea Lion
THIRD Beth Balbierz The Record Fast Food
HM Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger Research Rat
HM Ron Antonelli Daily News Cows Come Home
EA Mike Segar Reuters Kiss Me
EA Talisman Brolin Independent Mad Dog
EA David Handschuh Daily News Strange Dog
EA Talisman Brolin Independent Fashion Dog
EA Ron Antonelli Daily News Pucker Up Pug

Pictorial-Sponsored by DANE-ELEC

FIRST Michael Nagle Freelance- New York Times Just Cavalli
SECOND Paul Martinka Freelance - New York Post Bird Feeding
THIRD Talisman Brolin Independent Sunset Over Train Tracks
HM Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger Storm Surge
HM Al Bello Getty Images Open Water Start
EA Susana Bates Freelance - Daily News Zap!
EA Beth Balbierz The Record Raspberry Tart
EA Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger Coney Island Flip
EA Hiroko Masuike New York Times - Freelance A Ceiling Worth Seeing

The Face of New York-Sponsored by THE NEW YORK TIMES

FIRST Mario Tama Getty Images Coney Island Birthday
SECOND Talisman Brolin Independent Times Square Bride and Groom During Fleet Week
THIRD Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger Coney Island Flip
HM Mario Tama Getty Images Rush Hour Delay
HM Michael Nagle Freelance- New York Times Rated X
EA Mario Tama Getty Images Chinese New Year Parade
EA Michael Nagle Freelance- New York Times Commute
EA Craig Ruttle Freelance One Last Kiss
EA Chad Rachman Staten Island Advance Ferry Frames

Editorial Illustration-Sponsored by SB DESIGN

FIRST Saed Hindash The Star-Ledger On-Screen Counterpart
SECOND Charles Wenzelberg New York Post Starting to Take Shape
THIRD Richard B. Levine Independent West 30th St. Heliport
HM Peter Monsees The Record Feeding the NBA
HM Pat Carroll Daily News (Ret.) Story Teller

News Picture Story-Sponsored by TIFFEN-DOMKE

FIRST Michael Kamber Freelance A Deadly Search
SECOND Jennifer Brown The Star-Ledger The Sole Survivor
THIRD Spencer Platt Getty Images The Land Shunned
HM Spencer Platt Getty Images A Knock In The Night
HM Paul Martinka Freelance- NY Post Deutsche Bank Fire

Sports Picture Story-Sponsored by ADORAMA

FIRST Julie Jacobson Associated Press Pan Am Games
SECOND Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger Another Bowl Year
THIRD Paul Bereswill Newsday Homerun Machine
HM Chris Faytok The Star-Ledger Mixed Martial Arts
HM Angela Jimenez Freelance Same-Sex Ballroom Dancing

Feature Picture Story-Sponsored by KINGSTON

FIRST Shiho Fukada Freelance Shipyard Workers in Bangladesh
SECOND James Estrin New York Times An Innocent Man Lives Life on the Outside
THIRD Shiho Fukada Freelance Bangladesh Sex Worker
HM Aristide Economopoulos The Star-Ledger Living With Alzheimer's
HM Mario Tama Getty Images Last Summer of Coney Island?
EA Mario Tama Getty Images Youth of The New Orleans Projects
EA Spencer Platt Getty Images On The Road 50 Years Later
EA Michael Appleton Daily News American Chain Gang

NYPPA STUDENT CONTEST RESULTS

Student-Sponsored by ADOBE

FIRST Richard Liebowitz University of Pennsylvania Biden for President
SECOND Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech Amused Innocence vs. Concerned Wisdom
THIRD Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech Sweeping to Secure the Campus
HM Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech An Unsuccessful Run for Victory
HM Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech A Thought for Those who Passed
EA Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech So Natural
EA Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech A Young Black Bear's Pink Salmon Feast
EA Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech Genuine Interestedness
EA Teodora Erbes Educational Media Co., Virginia Tech Like At Home

2008 Contest Judges

 John Long                                                         Jessica Griffin                                                Dina Rudick

John Long                                                         Jessica Griffin                                                Dina Rudick

John Long, Professor, he was a staff photographer for The Hartford Courant for thirty-five years. All other aspects of his work derive from this fact. His work in the field of Photojournalism Ethics, his love of dance and the many images he has made of dancers, his work with the homeless, his photos of the Manchester Road Race, of assorted golf tournaments and his ongoing project of creating pictures in the spirit of Edward Hooper, all are direct results of work as a staff photographer at one of the nation’s best newspapers. After retiring from The Courant, he served as an adjunct professor at the Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Previously he taught part time at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut for five years. 

Jessica Griffin, Photojournalist, Philadelphia Daily News, staff photographer at the Philadelphia Daily News, where she covered general news assignments from 2004 through 2008. She received the Paul Vathis Memorial Photography Portfolio Award from the Associated Press Managing Editors in 2007. Her work has been cited for excellence by the Pennsylania Newspaper Association as well as the Philadelphia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. 

Prior to working at the Daily News, Jessica spent four years as a staff photographer at the Philadelphia Weekly. During that time, she also freelanced for the Associated Press and was the resident photographer for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Jessica's work for AP has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Time Magazine, CNN.com, MSNBC.com and ESPN.com. She is an adjunct professor at Drexel University, where she has been teaching photography since 2001.

Dina Rudick, Photojournalist, Boston Globe, is a three-time Emmy Award-winning photographer and videographer who has worked for The Boston Globe for since 2002. During her tenure, the Globe has sent her around the world to cover stories ranging from the tsunami in Southeast Asia to women's health in Haiti to presidential politics nationwide in multiple campaigns.  Dina is an ajunct faculty member teaching photography and video at Boston University and Harvard University, and has been a media consultant and video trainer for the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT and the Wyss Institute at Harvard University.