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February West Clips 2017 Results
« on: April 20, 2017, 08:27 PM »
Judges

Chicago Tribune photo department

Brian Cassella, John J. Kim, Alyssa Pointer and Peter Tsai


Photographers-18
Feature-60
News-20
Sports-34
Spot News- 12
Portrait-27
Multi-Photo-6 entries/79 photos



FEATURE

Comments: The eagle with the talons in attack mode was particularly dramatic. The dog in goggles was a nice found moment. We liked the graphic composition of the surfers.


1. Ben Nelms/Freelance

DELTA, B.C .: FEBRUARY 17, 2017 -- Juvenile Bald Eagles fight over food in Delta, British Columbia on February 17, 2017. Unseasonably cold weather forced large groups of eagles to feed on compost scraps in urban areas in the greater Vancouver area.

 2. Jeff Mcintosh/The Canadian Press

A man and his dog tour snowy streets in a motorcycle and sidecar on a cold winter day in Cranbrook, B.C., Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Temperatures in the -10C range are expected with light snowfall into the weekend for the Cranbrook region.

3. Kevin Light/Freelance

A group prepares for an early morning surf session on Chesterman Beach in Tofino, British Columbia Canada on February 20th, 2017.

H.M. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Hanna Al Aalak waits on Stephen Avenue on Tuesday February 14, 2017, to give her girlfriend a Valentine's Day balloon.

H.M. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Members of Fish and Wildlife warm up in the hot tub after taking an icy dip during the Polar Plunge on February 25, 2017, in support of Special Olympics.



NEWS

Comments: Nice found moment during the protest. Nice light on the city prayer. We liked several images that felt more like features.


1. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

A man and woman kiss while participating in a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.

 2. Leah Hennel/Postmedia

Members of the Muslim community pray outside Calgary Courts Centre in Calgary, Alta., on Friday February 10, 2017, in support of a member of the Calgary Islamic community who they say is banned from prayer halls by the Muslim Council of Calgary.

3. Ben Nelms/Freelance

Donald Trump Jr. jokes with his wife Vanessa Trump with scissors before cutting a ribbon to official open the Trump International Hotel & Tower in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.

H.M. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

A man drinks a can of beer as another smokes a cigarette while watching people during a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.

H.M. Ian Martens/Lethbridge Herald

Jack Stevens and Jared Boucher slide by Chris Jorgensen as they train under the watchful eye of John Kesslar as Lethbridge Fire and Emergency Services’ water rescue team took part in an ice rescue training exercise Wednesday at Henderson Lake.



SPORTS

Comments: The rugby at night made a great scenic. Several nice hockey action moments. The skijordue was a great unexpected find that needed a little bit better composition.

1. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Steam rises as Canada's Gordon McRorie (21) carries the ball during the second half of an Americas Rugby Championship test match against the United States in Burnaby, B.C., on Saturday February 18, 2017.

 2. David Bloom/Postmedia

The Edmonton Oil Kings' Kobe Mohr (18) battles the Kootenay Ice's Kurtis Rutledge (3) during first period WHL action at Rogers Place, in Edmonton Wednesday Feb. 15, 2017.

3. Ben Nelms/The Canadian Press

Vancouver Canucks' Ryan Miller's (30) mask is knocked off of his head after getting hit by a shot from the Calgary Flames during first period NHL hockey action in Vancouver on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

H.M. Kevin Light/Freelance

Conor Keys of Canada is sandwiched between Argentina's Juan Cruz Guillemain, left, and Pedro Ortega, right, as he reaches for the ball during an Americas Rugby Championship match in Langford, British Columbia on February 4, 2017.

H.M. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

 James Kidd, left, is pulled by cowboy Tom Erikson on Bullseye during skijordue at The Polo Club.



PORTRAIT

 Comments: Several strong contenders here. We liked the light and graphic composition in each of the first two winners. The dog licking the woman’s face added a fun moment.


1. Ben Nelms/The Globe and Mail

Teacher Terry Stanway is pictured outside Vancouver Technical Secondary in Vancouver, British Columbia on February 21, 2017.

2. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Roy Jr. on his grandparents ranch.

3. Darryl Dyck/The Globe and Mail

Melody Cooper, 41, holds her dog Squeak in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver. Ms. Cooper, who has been using drugs since she was 27, is now receiving hydromorphone - a licensed medication that can be used off-label as an addiction treatment - and says it has changed her life. (Held For February Publication)

H.M. Lyle Aspinall/Postmedia

International Festival of Animated Objects founder Xstine Cook and Executive Director Peter Balkwill pose for a photo at the Old Trout Puppet Workshop in Calgary, Alta., on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017. The festival of puppetry runs March 16 and 17.



SPOT NEWS

Comments: Exceptionally strong work from the border. We liked both of the first two winners as well as the footprints in the snow. Several of the other contenders could have used tighter crops .[/i]


1. Ben Nelms/Freelance

A man and woman with Turkish passports are taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after illegally walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. 

2. Ben Nelms/Freelance

A family from Iraq taken into custody by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers after walking across the U.S.-Canada border into Surrey, British Columbia February 26, 2017.

3. Michelle Berg/The Star Phoenix

A mother picks up her daughter from a classmate's home that served as shelter after their school bus set fire on Macdermid Crescent in Saskatoon on February 14, 2017. All four children and bus driver made it safely off the bus as it filled with smoke before it went up in flames.

H.M. Ben Nelms/Reuters

The footsteps of a man and woman with Turkish passports who crossed the U.S-Canada border in the frost into Surrey, British Columbia February 25, 2017. The two were later taken into custody by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) after being located.

H.M. Michelle Berg/The Star Phoenix

Blanche Wilson and Jim Wilson carry their pet birds and dog Luna away from their neighbour's house fire on Grant Street which was filling their home with smoke in Saskatoon on February 8, 2017.




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Re: February West Clips 2017 Results
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2017, 08:28 PM »
MULTI-PHOTO

Comments: The flying training school had the strongest pictures and was awarded first, but could have been cut in half. The protest had a strong variety of moments. The Syrian birthday party had several very good photos but needed a little more depth or variety.


1. Crystal Schick/Moose Jaw Times-Herald

A new set of pilot hopefuls start the ground school  section of phase two of 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A CAE contract instructor teaches a new set of pilot hopefuls the classroom part of phase two of 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A new set of pilot hopefuls start the ground school  section of phase two of 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A CAE contract instructor watches monitors and talks to a student pilot during the simulation section of the 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School's (2 CFFTS) phase two at 15 Wing airbase in Moose Jaw, on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A CAE contract instructor watches monitors and talks to a student pilot during the simulation section of the 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School's (2 CFFTS) phase two at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A CAE contract instructor watches monitors and talks a student pilot through phase two's simulation section of 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Jordan Birt, a captain with the United States Air Force on a three-year exchange to 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS), starts up a CT156 Harvard II turboprop simulator with the help of a CAE contract instructor at 15 Wing airbase near Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017.


Jordan Birt, a captain with the United States Air Force on a three-year exchange to 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS), starts up a CT156 Harvard II turboprop simulator with the help of a CAE contract instructor at 15 Wing airbase near Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017.


Jordan Birt, a captain with the United States Air Force on a three-year exchange to 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS), starts up a CT156 Harvard II turboprop simulator with the help of a CAE contract instructor at 15 Wing airbase near Moose Jaw on January 25, 2017.


Jane Gerster climbs into a mock CT156 Harvard II cockpit to experience the 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School's (2 CFFTS) egress training section while at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 1, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Jane Gerster receives instruction from egress trainer Mario Deshaies at 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 1, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Jane Gerster receives instruction from egress trainer Mario Deshaies at 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 1, 2017. The 2 CFFTS trains over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


A CT156 Harvard turboprop lays wrecked in a farmers field after a student and instructor pilot were forced to eject during a flight lesson at 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw, on January 27, 2017. Both the pilot and instructor lived but sustained serious injuries.


A CT156 Harvard turboprop lays wrecked in a farmers field after a student and instructor pilot were forced to eject during a flight lesson at 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School (2 CFFTS) at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw, on January 27, 2017. Both the pilot and instructor lived but sustained serious injuries.


Pilots and students participate in pre-flight briefings before a formation flight at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Pilots and students participate in pre-flight briefings before a formation flight at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Capt. Matt St-Jean, left, and Maj. Marc Andre Assselin prepare for takeoff in the flightline operations waiting area at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Pilots wait for their turn to fly in the flightline operations waiting area at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Moose Jaw is seen in the background as Capt. Matt St-Jean and Maj. Marc Andre Assselin practice formation flying in CT156 Harvard II turboprop planes near 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Capt. Matt St-Jean and Maj. Marc Andre Assselin practice formation flying in CT156 Harvard II turboprop planes near 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Capt. Matt St-Jean lands a CT156 Harvard II turboprop planes at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 2, 2017, after a practice formation flight with Maj. Marc Andre Assselin. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


After completing phase two of The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School, Shawn Ells is promote from 2 Lt. to Lt. in front of his peers at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 10, 2017. Ells will receive his wings at a special graduation ceremony later in the day.


After completing phase two of The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School, Shawn Ells is promote from 2 Lt. to Lt. in front of his peers at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 10, 2017. Ells will receive his wings at a special graduation ceremony later in the day.


Nearly 100 friends and colleagues of Lt. Shawn Ells' participate in his graduation march and ceremony in the Snowbirds' hangar at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 10, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Nearly 100 friends and colleagues of Lt. Shawn Ells' participate in his graduation march and ceremony in the Snowbirds' hangar at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 10, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Brigadier-General D.W. Lowthian, who flew in from Winnipeg special for the event, inspects participants at the graduation ceremony of Lt. Shawn Ells at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw, on February 10, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


Brigadier-General D.W. Lowthian, who flew in from Winnipeg special for the event, pins wings on Lt. Shawn Ells during his graduation ceremony at 15 Wing airbase outside Moose Jaw on February 10, 2017. The 2 Canadian Forces Flying Training School produces over 150 pilots every year through the NATO Flying Training in Canada (NFTC) program.


2. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Char Henry, holds a photo of her best friend Mecca Jay, who died last month as a result of a drug overdose, before a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


Richard Mackie carries a coffin to remember friends, family and community members who died as a result of overdoses during a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


Dean Anderson holds up a sign before a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


People march down East Hastings Street during the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


A man drinks a can of beer as another smokes a cigarette while watching people during a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


Steve Cardinal participates in a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


A man and woman kiss while participating in a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


A woman watches as people march down East Hastings Street during the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


A woman, left, prepares to inject herself with an unknown substance as a man sits in a wheelchair outside Insite, the supervised consumption site, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017.


A woman sits on the ground after injecting herself with an unknown substance outside Insite, the supervised consumption site, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017.


People march down East Hastings Street during the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.


A man holds a sign during a march on the first National Day of Action to draw attention to the opioid overdose epidemic, in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, B.C., on Tuesday February 21, 2017. Demonstrations were held in cities across the country to demand different levels of government take meaningful action to address the crisis by calling for an end to the war on drugs, the removal of barriers to health care including improved access to naloxone and opiate substitution therapy and the implementation of policies informed by drug users.

3. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Yahya Al Masalmeh and his wife Seham Talab celebrate their son Mohammad's first birthday at their home with family including youngest daughter Najat Al Masalmeh,8. Mohammad was the first baby born in the city to recent Syrian refugee parents.


Najat Al Masalmeh, 8, puts a party hat on her brother, Mohammad, during his first birthday party at their home. Mohammad was the first baby born in the city to recent Syrian refugee parents.


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Syrian refugees Seham Talab gets her daughter Najat Al Masalmeh ready to celebrate the youngest family members first birthday.


Syrian refugees Najat Al Masalmeh, left, and sister Yasmin Al Masalmeh, look through photos at their home.


Yahya Al Masalmeh and his wife Seham Talab celebrate their son Mohammad's first birthday at their home with family. Mohammad was the first baby born in the city to recent Syrian refugee parents.


Seham Talab celebrates her son Mohammad's first birthday at their home with family. Mohammad was the first baby born in the city to Syrian refugee parents.


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Syrian refugee Najat Al Masalmeh,8, has fun at her brothers birthday party.


Seham Talab gives her son Mohammad a drink of water during his  first birthday celebrations at their home with family. Mohammad was the first baby born in the city to recent Syrian refugee parents.


Some of the Syrian food served at Mohammad's first birthday.


Syrian refugees Seham Talab gets her daughter Najat Al Masalmeh ready to celebrate the youngest family members first birthday.


2017 CURRENT STANDINGS:                      MONTH…TOTAL


Darryl Dyck/Freelance…180…360
2. Ben Nelms/Freelance…260…300
3. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald…140…280
4. Kevin Light/Freelance…40…160
5. Michelle Berg/The Star Phoenix...40...130
6. David Bloom/Edmonton Sun…40…70
7. Jeff Mcintosh/The Canadian Press…40…70
8. Ian Martens/Lethbridge Herald…10…50
9. Crystal Schick/Moose Jaw Times-Herald…50…50
10. Jay Wallace/ISN…0…50
11. Chad Hipolito/Freelance…0…40










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