2016 Year in Pictures (2017 Contest)

Results of the 2016 Year in Pictures and Multimedia Contest, judged in 2017. The Best in Show and Portfolio will be announced at the NYPPA Gallery opening in May. These winning photos will be presented at the NY Library NYPPA Gallery opening.  - Multimedia results | Meet the Judges


BEST IN SHOW FOR 2017

Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

 

PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

 

SPORTS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

 

Spot News

1st - Marcos Santos - NY Daily News - Naked Times Square Man
2nd - Dennis Clark - NY Post/Freelance - Cry for Help
3rd - Stefan Thomas Jeremiah - NY Post Freelance - Untitled
HM - James Carbone - Newsday/Freelance - Teen Murdered in Brentwood
HM - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Water Rescue
EA - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - Desperate Moments
EA - Julie Jacobson - Associated Press - Trump Tower Climber
EA - Craig Ruttle - Newsday/Freelance - Crane Down
EA - Anthony Delmundo NY Daily News - Suspect in Custody
EA - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Bridge Jumper
EA - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Chelsea Explosion

General News

1st - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Funeral for Slain Imam
2nd - Paul Martinka - NY Post/Freelance - Underground Snow
3rd - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Line of Duty Death
HM - Paul Martinka- NY Post/Freelance - 9/11 Light Tribute
HM -  Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Remembering Uggie
EA - Craig Ruttle - Associated Press/Freelance - My Fellow American
EA - James Carbone - Newsday/Freelance - Tilted House
EA -  Robert Sciarrino - NJ Advance Media - Fish Kill
EA - Saed Hindash - NJ Advance Media - Vigil
EA  - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Immigration Protest

Feature

1st - Saed Hindash - NJ Advance Media/Lehighvalleylive.com - Hold Still
2nd - Ed Murray - NJ Advance Media -  Beating the Heat
3rd - John Roca - Newsday/Freelance - Times Square Push
HM - Anthony DelMundo - NY Daily News - Subway Handstand
HM - Steve Pfost - Newsday/Freelance -  Valentines Day Kiss
HM - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Dance Class
EA -  Anthony DelMundo - NY Daily News - Puddle Jumper
EA - Gabriella Bass - Independent - Untitled

Face of New York

1st - Craig Ruttle - Associated Press/Freelance - Wrapped in the Flag
2nd - Bruce Cotler - Freelance - Oy!
3rd - Gardiner Anderson - Freelance - Untitled
HM - Gary Hershorn - Freelance - Times Square
HM - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - First Day of School
EA -  Robert Sabo - NY Daily News - Faces and Feet
EA - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Coney Cellphone Connection
EA - Lawrence Schwartzwald - Freelance - Untitled
EA - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - Another Naked Cowboy
EA - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - A terrible sight

Portrait

1st - Pat Benic- UPI - Obama wipes away tears for children
2nd - Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Irish Fashion
3rd - Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Tisha and her Cleveland Dog
HM - Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Sad Weiner
HM - Byron Smith - Daily News/Freelance - Patricia Field #2
EA - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Patrick Hardison
EA - Steve Pfost - Newsday/Freelance - Easter Sunday
EA - Robert Sabo - Daily News - Hillary
EA - Uli Seit  - Freelance - Waiting to Die

Pictorial

1st - David Goldman - Associated Press - Georgia Pipeline
2nd - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Dollar Bill
3rd - Ed Murray - NJ Advance Media - Stone Pony
HM - David Goldman Associated Press - Daily Life Protesting the Oil Pipeline
HM - David Goldman Associated Press - View from Above
EA - Craig Ruttle - Freelance - Arched and Ready
EA - Gary Hershorn Freelance - Bird over Lady
EA - Jim McIsaac - Newsday/Freelance - Sunset over Manhattan
EA - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Inisheer Ireland
EA - Dennis Clark - Freelance - 911 Lights

Campaign

1st - Bryan Smith - Independent - Fight for the Flag
2nd - Patrick Benic - UPI - Presidential Hug
3rd - Susan Watts - NY Daily News - Berned
HM - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Touchy Trump
HM - Alejandra Villa - Newsday - Silenced
EA - Tom Ferrara - Newsday - Making History
EA - Robert Deutsch - USA Today - That was Great  Not
EA  - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Lock her up
EA - Patrick Benic - UPI - The Constitution
EA - Robert Sabo - NY Daily News - Behind Bars

National and International News

1st - Byron Smith - Freelance - Khazir Camp Kids
2nd - David Goldman - Associated Press - Nightclub Shooting Anniversary
3rd - Byron Smith - Freelance - A wounded Soldier Arrives
HM - David Goldman - Associated Press - Nightclub Shooting Florida Memorial
HM - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Pulse Nightclub Shooting
EA - Gabriella Bass - NY Post/Freelance - Untitled
EA - Gabriella Bass - NY Post/Freelance - Untitled
EA - David Goldman - Associated Press - Joining by Boat the Oil Line Protest

Sports Action

1st - Robert Deutsch - USA Today - Gabby Vault
2nd - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - Score
3rd - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - Touchdown
HM - Saed Hindash - NJ Advance Media/Lehighvalleylive.com - Runners
HM - Joseph Sullivan - Newsday/Freelance - Hit by Pitch
EA - J. Conrad Williams - Newsday - In the Tube
EA - Ray Stubblebine - Freelance - Missing Ingredient
EA - Al Bello - Getty Images - Butterfly Guys
EA - Robert Sabo - NY Daily News - Heads Up
EA - Gary Hershorn - Freelance -Synchro Divers

Sports Feature

1st - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - Retirement under a cloud
2nd - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - Softball Champs
3rd - Patrick Benic - UPI - World Series Jubilation
HM - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - It doesn't get old
HM - Bill Kostroun - Freelance - Disgruntled Fan                                                                                                         EA - Bruce Bennett -Getty Images -Beat Down

EA - Julie Jacobson - Associated Press - Champ
EA - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - We Won!
EA - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - The Bishop Bend
EA - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - In the Spotlight

 Animal

1st - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Trust no Bitch
2nd - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - His final walk
3rd - Paul Martinka - NY Post - Dogs Life
HM - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - Tender Touch
HM - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - What you looking at
EA - Tom Ferrara - Newsday - Vader
EA - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Dragonfly
EA - Gary Hershorn - Getty Images - Seagull Landing
EA - J. Conrad Williams - Newsday - Slush Puppy

Digital Darkroom

1st - David Handschuh - Freelance -Triboro Bridge Cloud
2nd - David Handschuh - Freelance - Reflections of a Sunrise
3rd - Julia Xanthos-Liddy - NY Daily News - #younglove #brooklyn
HM - Allan Tannenbaum - Freelance - WTC and 9/11 Memorial on 9/11 15th Anniversary
HM - David Handschuh - Freelance - WTC Reflection
EA - David Handschuh - Freelance - Upper Bay Sunset
EA  - Bruce  Bennett - Getty Images - France
EA - Julia Xanthos-Liddy - NY Daily News - #younglove #brooklyn

Sports Picture Story

1st - David Goldman - Associated Press - Mourning Muhammed Ali
2nd - Al Bello - Getty Images - Michael Phelps: The Final Run for Glory & Gold Medals
3rd - Gary Hershorn - Freelance - The Rio Olympics
HM - Patrick Benic - UPI - The Last Out That Took 108 Years
HM - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - Gretzky Fantasy Camp

Feature Picture Story

1st - Tom Ferrara - Newsday - Doubly Devoted the Tardiff Twins
2nd - David Goldman - Associated Press - Oil Pipeline Protest Digging In
3rd - Steve Pfost - Newsday/Freelance - Final Trailer Park
HM - David Sanders - New York Times/Freelance - Nicaragua
HM - Hiroko Masuike - New York Times - In Tsunami's Wake, a Japanese Family Drifts Apart

News Picture Story

1st - Byron Smith - Freelance - Mosul Offensive
2nd - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - An American Political Spectacle
3rd - David Goldman - Associated Press - Florida Nightclub Shooting
HM - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - Zombie Apocalypse
HM - Craig Ruttle - Newsday/Freelance - An Imam is Shot

2017 MULTIMEDIA WINNERS

Short Form - UNDER 5 MINUTES

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1st - Randee Daddona - Newsday/Freelance -58228 Sylvia Smith’s last day

Director of Photography / Editor: Randee Daddona

2nd - Randee Daddona - Newsday/Freelance -58229 Chalk Artist, The Art of Letting Go

Director of Photography: Randee Daddona; Editor: Raychel Brightman

3rd- Andre Malok - NJ Advance Media - 53201 Invisible workforce: One immigrant’s story of working in the U.S. illegally

Director of Photography / Editor: Andre Malok & Amanda Marzullo; Reporting by: Kelly Heyboer & Enrique Lavin

HM – Robert Cassidy/Arnold Miller – Newsday - 62202 Weidman Duality

Credits: Jeffrey Basinger, Anthony Carrozzo, Matthew Cassella, Robert Cassidy, Mark La Monica, TC McCarthy, Arnold Miller

HM - Randee Daddona - Newsday/Freelance -58230 - East End farmer seeks seed revolution

Director of Photography: Randee Daddona & Jeffrey Basinger; Editor: Jeffrey Basinger

Long Form - OVER 5 MINUTES

1st – Robert Cassidy/ Arnold Miller/Chris Ware– Newsday - 62203 The Last Trailer Park

Director of Photography / Editor: Raychel Brightman Additional Photography: Chris Ware, Arnold Miller, Ted Phillips Produced by: Raychel Brightman, Robert Cassidy, Arnold Miller, Jeffrey Basinger, Jessica Kelley

2nd - Chris Ware – Newsday - 56101 In Love and Death

Photography: Chris Ware; Editor: Raychel Brightman Produced by: Robert Cassidy, Arnold Miller, Chris Ware, Jessica Kelley. Susan Elder

3rd - Chris Ware – Newsday - 56104 Gilgo Beach Murders - Five Years later

Photography: Chris Ware, Jeffrey Basinger, Raychel Brightman;  Editor: Jeffrey Basinger; Produced by: Robert Cassidy, Arnold Miller, Jessica Kelley. Susan Elder

HM- Andre Malok - NJ Advance Media - 53204 Nonbinary: A gender-fluid generation speaks out

Video & Editing: Andre Malok; Story and Reporting by: Matt Stanmyre; Produced & Edited by Bumper Dejesus

HM - Chris Ware - Newsday - 56102 Tibetan Monk teaches peace through temporary art

Photography: Chris Ware; Editor: Jeffrey Basinger; Produced by: Robert Cassidy, Arnold Miller, Chris Ware, Jessica Kelley. Susan Elder

STILL PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST JUDGES

CHERYL DIAZ MEYER - Pulitzer-Prize winning photojournalist Cheryl Diaz Meyer is best known for her daring coverage of the Iraq War and her insightful documentation of women facing adversity across the globe.  The “eloquent photographs depicting both the violence and poignancy of the war with Iraq” garnered her and colleague David Leeson the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography. Her pictures were also awarded the Visa D’Or in 2003 at the Visa Pour L’Image photo festival in France. Now based in Washington, D.C., Diaz Meyer was born and raised in the Philippines and moved with her family to the United States in 1981.

PETER JONES -  is a freelance photographer and editor based in Toronto, Canada. He was formally a long-time Reuters photographer and editor in charge of the company’s Canadian operations and edited or shot at numerous Olympics, Pan Am Games, Super Bowls, World Series and Stanley Cup Finals for over 25 years. After leaving Reuters he was deputy visuals editor of the Toronto Star.

ALAN TAYLOR - Senior Editor at The Atlantic, Editor of "In Focus" news photo blog for the Atlantic Creator and editor of Boston.com's Big Picture blog from 05/2008 to 01/2011. Blogger and Web Developer with experience in creating online experiences (Stories, Information Design, Interactive prototypes, Fully functional Ecommerce sites more). I worked as a fulltime Web Developer since 1995, for MSNBC.com, Drugstore.com, Amazon.com, Monster.com, Boston.com and more.