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July West Clips 2017 Results
« on: October 16, 2017, 02:16 PM »
Judges

Atlanta based and included Michael Schwarz (independent photographer and Nikon instructor, Steve Schaefer (independent photographer and school professor, and Tami Chappell (independent photographer). 



Photographers-14
Feature-63
News-16
Sports-21
Spot News- 12
Portrait-18
Multi-Photo-14 entries/196 photos



FEATURE


Comments:Nice moment of child flying through the air. Great expressions. Clean frame and reads well.
1. John Lucas/Freelance

6 year old Ruby Munro hangs on tight while being bounced up while tubing behind a motor boat in Seba Beach on July 2, 2017.

Comments:Cowboy leaning in on left makes for a nice composition. Eye flows well to read the picture. Nice use of lines.
2. Jeff Mcintosh/The Canadian Press

Bull riders make their way into the rodeo grounds through a tunnel at the Calgary Stampede in Calgary, Sunday, July 9, 2017.

Comments:Unusual image..Fresh..Creative. Nice use of motion and light.
3. David Bloom/Edmonton Sun

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation hosts one of Canada’s largest competition Pow Wows at the Northlands Expo Centre, in Edmonton Wednesday July 26, 2017.

Comments:Nice use of light and color.
H.M. Kevin Light/Freelance

Spectators watch the Sidney Parade as Japanese dancers  perform during Canada's 150 Birthday celebrations in Sidney, British Columbia Canada on July 1, 2017.



NEWS


Comments:Nice moment capturing the closeness of the family a time of tragedy. Clean background.
1. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Randy Thorne, left, his wife Angie Thorne, second left, their daughter Kelsey Thorne, and granddaughter Nevaeh Porter, 8, comfort one another after being overcome with emotion as they view the remains of their home that was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.

Comments:A different way of looking at a common event. Balances well.
2. Chad Hipolito/The Canadian Press

Premier John Horgan is hugged by NDP MLA Carole James following a swearing-in ceremony with his provincial cabinet at Government House in Victoria, B.C., on Tuesday, July 18, 2017.

Comments:Photographer does a good job of setting the scene AND capturing the emotion.
3. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

Kelsey Thorne holds her daughter Nevaeh Porter, 8, as they both cry while viewing the remains of their home where they lived with her parents, that was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.



SPORTS


Comments:Clean and creative overhead angle.
1. David Bloom/Edmonton Sun

Bareback rider J.R. Vezain rides Make Up Face at the K-Days Rodeo, in Edmonton Sunday July 23, 2017.

Comments:Very different and nice light. Gesture of arms makes the photo.
 2. Kevin Light/Freelance

Jane Gumley, coxswain for the University of Victoria Men's rowing team, yells commands whilst steering the boat straight during a training session on Elk Lake in Victoria, British Columbia Canada on July 6th, 2017.

Comments:Great action but busy background.
3. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Timothy Lipsett of Lumsden, Saskatchewan is bucked off True Colors during bull riding at the Stampede.



PORTRAIT

Comments:Mud makes this photo stands out. Great expression.
1. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Novice steer rider Kade McDonald of Melville, Saskatchewan after his ride at the Stampede on Tuesday July 11, 2017.

Comments:Kind of Diane Arbus-y. We liked the repetition in clothing and gestures.
2. Darryl Dyck/The Globe and Mail

Triplets, from left to right, Elizabeth Ferguson, Danielle Ferguson and Chloe Ferguson, 10, from the United Arab Emirates, pose for a photograph after becoming Canadian citizens during a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony, in Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday July 1, 2017. One hundred fifty new Canadians from 48 countries took the oath of citizenship at Canada Place in one of many ceremonies held in Metro Vancouver to mark Canada Day.

Comments:Beautiful light and use of shadow, nice composition.
3. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Chuckwagon legend Kelly Sutherland poses for photos at his son Mark's place near Okotoks, on Wednesday July 5, 2017 before heading to his last Calgary Stampede.

Comments:Liked the expression and grittiness of the image.
H.M. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald

Bull rider J.B. Mauney  poses for a photo before competing at the Stampede on Tuesday July 11, 2017.



SPOT NEWS


Comments:Judges liked the juxtaposition of the menacing fire and the placid RV park. 
1. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

A wildfire burns on a mountain behind an RV park office in Cache Creek, B.C., in the early morning hours of Saturday July 8, 2017. More than 3,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in central British Columbia. A provincial state of emergency was declared after 56 new wildfires started Friday.

Comments:Judges thought it could have been cropped better but we liked the rescue.
2. Ian Martens/Lethbridge Herald

Mormon missionaries help evacuate residents after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon at The Gardens seniors complex in the westside neighbourhood of West Highlands.

Comments:Storytelling photo. Easily read.
3. Ian Martens/Lethbridge Herald

Lethbridge firefighters respond to a fire Tuesday afternoon at The Gardens seniors complex in the westside neighbourhood of West Highlands.



MULTI-PHOTO

Comments:Fire coverage- strong collection if images that worked together to cover the story of a major news event.
Photographer showed all sides of the story and made it personal as well as descriptive of the event. Only one chosen because the others had no storylines, poor editing, or redundant photos.
1. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

A wildfire burns on a mountain behind an RV park office in Cache Creek, B.C., in the early morning hours of Saturday July 8, 2017. More than 3,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in central British Columbia. A provincial state of emergency was declared after 56 new wildfires started Friday.


Smoke hangs in the air above the Trans-Canada Highway as wildfires burn on mountains near Ashcroft, B.C., late Friday July 7, 2017. More than 3,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in central British Columbia. A provincial state of emergency was declared after 56 new wildfires started Friday.


Pets belonging to wildfire evacuees are cared for by volunteers outside a curling club being used as an evacuation centre in 100 Mile House, B.C., on Saturday July 8, 2017. More than 180 fires were burning, many considered out of control, as the B.C. government declared a province wide state of emergency to co-ordinate the crisis response. Officials said buildings have been destroyed, but they did not release numbers. The BC Wildfire Service says over 173 fires were reported on Friday alone as lightning storms rolled over several parts of B.C.


Garth Lee, left, and his son Floyd Lee, both evacuated from their homes in 108 Mile Ranch, sit in the parking lot outside a curling club being used as an evacuation centre in 100 Mile House, B.C., on Saturday July 8, 2017. More than 180 fires were burning, many considered out of control, as the B.C. government declared a province wide state of emergency to co-ordinate the crisis response. Officials said buildings have been destroyed, but they did not release numbers. The BC Wildfire Service says over 173 fires were reported on Friday alone as lightning storms rolled over several parts of B.C.


Remmi Billy, 1, rests on her dad Kris Billy's shoulder as they wait to register at an evacuation centre in Kamloops, B.C., on Sunday July 9, 2017, after being evacuated from their home in Hat Creek due to a wildfire burning near Cache Creek. B.C. government officials now estimate that 7,000 people have been evacuated from their homes due to wildfires burning in the province.


B.C. Hydro workers repair power lines damaged by wildfire as a fire burns on a mountain near Ashcroft, B.C., on Sunday July 9, 2017. B.C. government officials now estimate that 7,000 people have been evacuated from their homes due to wildfires burning in the province.


B.C. Hydro workers repair power lines among the remains of mobile homes destroyed by wildfire in Boston Flats near Ashcroft, B.C., on Sunday July 9, 2017. B.C. government officials now estimate that 7,000 people have been evacuated from their homes due to wildfires burning in the province.


A burnt page from a book is seen on the ground near the remains of mobile homes destroyed by wildfire in Boston Flats, B.C., on Sunday July 9, 2017. B.C. government officials now estimate that 7,000 people have been evacuated from their homes due to wildfires burning in the province.


Kelsey Thorne holds her daughter Nevaeh Porter, 8, as they both cry while viewing the remains of their home where they lived with her parents that was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


Randy Thorne carries one of two chickens he found that survived after his home was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


Randy Thorne, left, his wife Angie Thorne, second left, their daughter Kelsey Thorne, and granddaughter Nevaeh Porter, 8, comfort one another after being overcome with emotion as they view the remains of their home that was destroyed by wildfire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


Horses that survived a wildfire stand outside a neighbouring home to feed after numerous homes were destroyed by fire on the Ashcroft First Nation, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


Fire retardant coats a cross at a cemetery on the Ashcroft First Nation where numerous homes were destroyed by wildfire, near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


Darin Minnabarriet walks to his house that survived a wildfire to empty his freezer on the Ashcroft First Nation, as a fire burns on a mountain in the distance near Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


A fire truck travels on the Trans-Canada Highway while responding to fire hot spots in Ashcroft, B.C., late Sunday July 9, 2017.


A wildfire burns on a mountain in the distance east of Cache Creek behind a house in Boston Flats, B.C., in the early morning hours of Monday July 10, 2017.


Marina Stephenson, 78, who was evacuated from Cache Creek due to a wildfire holds a particle mask to her face because of smoke in the air, outside an evacuation registration centre in Kamloops, B.C., on Monday July 10, 2017. More than 200 wildfires are burning in the province and an estimated 14,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.


The burned remains of a vintage truck sit in front of a house that survived a wildfire in Boston Flats, B.C., on Monday July 10, 2017. More than 200 wildfires are burning in the province and an estimated 14,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.


A helicopter is used to battle a wildfire burning on the top of a mountain near Ashcroft, B.C., on Monday July 10, 2017. More than 200 wildfires are burning in the province and an estimated 14,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.


B.C. Hydro workers repair power lines that were damaged by wildfire as smoke and dirt blows in the air near Ashcroft, B.C., on Monday July 10, 2017. More than 200 wildfires are burning in the province and an estimated 14,000 people have been evacuated from their homes.


A shooting star streaks across the sky above a trailer parked at a campground in Savona, B.C., as the Elephant Hill wildfire burns in the distance near Clinton, illuminating smoke in the sky during the early morning hours of Sunday July 30, 2017. An evacuation order was issued late Saturday for the Village of Clinton due to increased fire behaviour. There are currently 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C. Wildfire service more than 4,200 square kilometres have burned since April 1.


Smoke fills the sky as Steve Harris works to get a generator running to draw water from the lake for sprinklers to protect The Flying U Ranch, where an evacuation order is in place due to a wildfire burning nearby, in Green Lake, B.C., on Sunday July 30, 2017. There are currently 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C. Wildfire service more than 4,200 square kilometres have burned since April 1. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit areas affected by wildfires Monday.


A cow crosses a road in Green Lake, B.C., which is under an evacuation order due to a wildfire burning nearby, on Sunday July 30, 2017. There are currently 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C. Wildfire service more than 4,200 square kilometres have burned since April 1. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit areas affected by wildfires Monday.


Jack Keough, who is defying a wildfire evacuation order, waters down the brush on his property in Green Lake, B.C., on Sunday July 30, 2017. Keough vowed to stay and protect his property and if the situation got bad he said he would evacuate by boat to the north side of the lake. There are currently 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C. Wildfire service more than 4,200 square kilometres have burned since April 1. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit areas affected by wildfires Monday.


The sun is obscured by smoke from wildfires in the distance behind burnt trees in Williams Lake, B.C., on Sunday July 30, 2017. There are currently 151 wildfires burning and according to the B.C. Wildfire service more than 4,200 square kilometres have burned since April 1. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is to visit areas affected by wildfires Monday.



2017 CURRENT STANDINGS:                      MONTH…TOTAL


1. Darryl Dyck/Freelance…220…1280
2. Leah Hennel/Calgary Herald…120…800
3. Kevin Light/Freelance…50…580
4. Jeff Mcintosh/The Canadian Press…50…420
5. Michelle Berg/The Star Phoenix...0...310
6. Ben Nelms/Freelance…0…300
7. David Bloom/Edmonton Sun…80…260
8. Chad Hipolito/Freelance…40…230
9. Ian Martens/Lethbridge Herald…70…170
10.  Liam Richards/Saskatoon StarPhoenix...0...170
11. Shane MacKichan/Freelance…0…160
12. Jay Wallace/Freelance…0…100
13. John Lucas/Freelance…40…90
14. Kayle Neis/Saskatoon StarPhoenix…0…80
15. Crystal Schick/Moose Jaw Times-Herald…0…80
16. Tijana Martin/The Lethbridge Herald…0…70
17. Nick Didlick/Freelance…0…40









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