1st place in Reception

This photograph, taken by Ryan Brenizer, was awarded 1st place in the Reception category for the WPJA's 2008 Q4.

Judges Comments

  • Great moment! We really get the sense that there was a party going on! Photographer was in the perfect spot with the perfect lens.
  • This is such a great moment but the flash hurts it. The floor is so bright it’s distracting. I know there was probably no other way to shoot it but it’s hard to hold it up to the other pictures with better exposure. I’m surprised the people around him don’t seem to be more entertained because it looks pretty hilarious. Great catch by the photographer but maybe a little easier on the flash if possible next time.

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