The Judging has begun and we will post the winners of the categories as we get the results..........

Feature

1st Place - Saed Hindash- NJ Advance Media/Lehighvalleylive.com - Hold Still - 13404

2nd Place - Ed Murray- NJ Advance Media -  Beating the Heat - 26315

3rd Place - John Roca - Newsday/ Freelance - Times Square Push- 23105

HM- Anthony DelMundo - NY Daily News - Subway Handstand - 46412

HM - Steve Pfost - Newsday/Freelance -  Valentines Day Kiss - 56612

HM - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Dance Class - 25915

EA -  Anthony DelMundo - NY Daily News - Puddle Jumper - 46417

EA - Gabriella Bass - Independent - Untitled- 58108

Portrait

1st Place-  Pat Benic- UPI - Obama wipes away tears for children - 03812

2nd Place- Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Irish Fashion - 08925

3rd Place- Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Tisha and her Cleveland Dog - 08933

HM - Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Sad Weiner - 08931

HM - Byron Smith - Daily News/Independent - Patricia Field #2 - 59411

EA- James Keivom NY Daily News - Patrick Hardison - 41820

EA- Steve Pfost - Newsday/Independent - Easter Sunday - 56629

EA- Robert Sabo - Daily News - Hillary - 27810

EA- Uli Seit  - Freelance - Waiting to Die.- 24810

DIGITAL DARKROOM

1st - David Handschuh -Freelance -Triboro Bridge Clouds -  12624

2nd - David Handschuh -Freelance -Reflections of a Sunrise - 12625

3rd - Julia Xanthos-Liddy - NY Daily News- #younglove #brooklyn - 41907

HM - Allan Tannenbaum - Freelance - WTC and 9/11 Memorial on 9/11 15th Anniversary - 52308

HM - David Handschuh -Freelance WTC Reflection -  12620

EA - David Handschuh -Freelance - Upper Bay Sunset - 12623

EA  - Bruce  Bennett - Getty Images - France - 46526

EA - Julia Xanthos-Liddy -NY Daily News-  #younglove #brooklyn - 41901

Animals

1st - Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Trust no Bitch - 08940

2nd - Todd Maisel NY Daily News - His final walk - 17402

3rd - Paul Martinka - NY Post - Dogs Life - 47334

HM - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - Tender Touch - 46433

HM - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - What you looking at -  17407 

EA - Tom Ferrara - Newsday - Vader - 10311

EA -James Keivom - NY Daily News - Dragonfly - 41827

EA - Gary Hershorn - Getty Images - Seagull Landing - 42816

EA -J. Conrad Williams - Newsday - Slush Puppy - 42508

Spot News

1st- Marcus Santos - NY Daily News - Naked Times Square Man 1 - 47206

2nd-Dennis Clark - NY Post Freelance - Cry for Help - 59304

3rd-Stefan Thomas Jeremiah - NY Post Freelance - 58001

HM-James Carbone - Newsday/Freelance - Teen Murdered in Brentwood - 56203

HM-Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Water Rescue- 25907

EA-Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - Desperate Moments - 17460

EA-Julie Jacobson - Associated Press - Trump Tower Climber - 40403

EA - Craig Ruttle - Newsday/Independent -Crane Down - 28501

EA - Anthony Delmundo NY Daily News - Suspect in Custody - 46402

EA- James Keivom - NY Daily News Bridge Jumper - 41805

EA- James Keivom - NY Daily News Chelsea Explosion - 41815

General News

1st - James Keivom - NY Daily News - Funeral for Slain Imam - 41812

2nd - Paul Martinka - NY Post Freelance- Underground Snow - 47310

3rd - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News -Line of Duty Death - 25912

HM- Paul Martinka- NY Post Freelance - 9/11 Light Tribute - 47304

HM -  Aristide Economopoulos  - NJ Advance Media - Remembering Uggie - 08903

EA - Craig Ruttle - Associated Press Freelance - My Fellow American - 28507

EA - James Carbone - Newsday Freelance - Tilted House - 56206

EA -  Robert Sciarrino - NJ Advance Media - Fish Kill - 28903

EA - Saed Hindash - NJ Advance Media - Vigil -13401

EA  - James Keivom - NY Daily News -Immigration Protest - 41817 

News Picture Story

1st- Byron Smith - Freelance - Mosul Offensive - 59406

2nd - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media- An American Political Spectable - 08986

3rd - David Goldman - Associated Press - Florida Nightclub Shooting - 25101 

HM - Todd Maisel - NY Daily News - Zombie Apocalypse - 17465

HM - Craig Ruttle - Newsday/Freelance - An Imam is Shot - 28508

International/National News

1st -Byron Smith - Freelance - Khazir Camp Kids -59422

2nd -David Goldman - Associated Press - Nightclub Shooting Anniversary - 25124

3rd -Byron Smith - Freelance - A wounded Soldier Arrives - 59416

HM -David Goldman - Associated Press - Nightclub Shooting Florida Memorial - 25122

HM --James Keivom - NY Daily News -Pulse Nightclub Shooting - 41822

EA - Gabriella Bass - NY Post Freelance -Untitled -  58112

EA - Gabriella Bass NY Post Freelance - Untitled - 58115

EA -David Goldman - Associated Press - Joining by Boat the Oil Line Protest - 25125

Feature Picture Story

1st - Tom Ferrara - Newsday - Doubly Devoted the Tardiff Twins - 10305

2nd - David Goldman - Associated Press -  Oil Pipeline Protest Digging In - 25106

3rd - Steve Pfost - Newsday Freelance - Final Trailer Park -  56628

HM -David Sanders - NY Times Freelance - Nicaragua- 56325

HM - Hiroko Masuike - NY Times - In Tsunami's Wake, a Japanese Family Drifts Apart - 46808

Pictorial

1st - David Goldman Associated Press - Georgia Pipeline - 25108

2nd - Debbie Egan-Chin - NY Daily News - Dollar Bill - 25920

3rd - Ed Murray - NJ Advance Media - Stone Pony -26318

HM - David Goldman Associated Press - Daily Life Protesting the Oil Pipeline - 25113

HM - David Goldman Associated Press - View from Above - 25112

EA - Craig Ruttle - Freelance - Arched and Ready - 28520

EA - Gary Hershorn - Freelance - Bird over Lady - 42814

EA - Jim McIsaac -Newsday/Freelance- Sunset over Manhattan -50401

EA - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media -Inisheer Ireland - 08915

EA - Dennis Clark - Freelance - 911 Lights -59301

Sports Action

1st- Robert Deutsch - USA Today Gabby Vault - 08018

2nd - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - Score - 46511

3rd - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - Touchdown -33406

HM - Saed Hindash - NJ Advance Media/Lehighvalleylive.com -  Runners -13418

HM - Joseph Sullivan -Newsday/Freelance - Hit by Pitch - 52802

EA - J. Conrad Williams -Newsday - In the Tube - 42509

EA - Ray Stubblebine - Freelance - Missing Ingredient - 27509

EA - Al Bello - Getty Images - Butterfly Guys - 03609

EA - Robert Sabo - NY Daily News - Heads Up -27818

EA - Gary Hershorn - Freelance -Synchro Divers - 42820

Face of New York

1st - Craig Ruttle - AP/Freelance - Wrapped in the Flag - 28528

2nd - Bruce Cotler - Freelance - Oy! -06812

3rd - Gardiner Anderson - Freelance - Untitled - 60911

HM - Gary Hershorn - Freelance - Times Square - 42828

HM - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - First Day of School - 46448

EA -  Robert Sabo - NY Daily News - Faces and Feet - 27826

EA - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Coney Cellphone Connection - 08956

EA - Lawrence Schwartzwald - Freelance - Untitled - 28801

EA - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News - Another Naked Cowboy -46449

EA - Anthony Delmundo - NY Daily News -  A terrible Sight - 46455

Campaign

1st - Bryan Smith - Freelance - Fight for the Flag - 38611

2nd -Patrick Benic - UPI - Presidential Hug  - 03806

3rd - Susan Watts - NY Daily News - Berned - 33016

HM - Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media- Touchy Trump - 08970

HM -Alejandra Villa -Newsday Silenced - 35713

EA - Tom Ferrara - Newsday -Making History- 10321

EA - Robert Deutsch - USA Today That was Great  Not - 08029

EA  -Aristide Economopoulos - NJ Advance Media - Lock her Up - 08971

EA - Patrick Benic - UPI - The Constitution - 03808

EA - Robert Sabo -NY Daily News - Behind Bars -27831

Sports Feature

1st - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - Retirement under a cloud - 20213

2nd - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - Softball Champs - 20215

3rd - Patrick Benic - UPI - World Series Jubilation - 03816

HM - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - It doesn't get old - 33416

HM - Bill Kostroun - Freelance - Disgruntled Fan - 15522

EA - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - Beat Down - 46531

EA - Julie Jacobson - Associated Press - Champ - 40402

EA - John Munson - NJ Advance Media - We Won! - 20212

EA - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - The Bishop Bend - 46521

EA - Charles Wenzelberg - NY Post - In the Spotlight - 33405

Sports Picture Story

1st - David Goldman -Associated Press  - Mourning Muhammed Ali -25120

2nd - Al Bello - Getty Images - Michael Phelps The Final Run for Glory & Gold Medals - 03639

3rd - Gary Hershorn -Freelance  The Rio Olympics -42826

HM - Patrick Benic - UPI - the Last Out that took 108 Years - 03819

HM - Bruce Bennett - Getty Images - Gretzky Fantasy Camp - 46529

BEST IN SHOW - Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

PORTFOLIO - Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

SPORTS PORTFOLIO - Announced at the Gallery Opening in May

MULTIMEDIA RESULTS

Short Form -UNDER 5 MINUTES

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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