October 2012 Clip Contest Winners

OCTOBER 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners:

Spot News:

1st – Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, Grass fire

2nd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Hand up!

3rd – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, Lower Lake fire

General News:

1st – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, Finish line embrace

2nd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Monica McCarrick sentencing

3rd – Clifford Oto, The (Stockton) Record, Candlelight vigil

Feature:

1st – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Bumpy slide

2nd – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Luis Dairy

3rd – Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel, A surfer slogs

Sports:

1st – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Giants’ Gregor Blanco tagged

2nd – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Holiday slides into Scutaro

3rd – Clifford Oto, The (Stockton) Record, Edison Vikings getting ready

Humor:

1st – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Muddy leap

2nd – Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic, World Series characters

3rd –  Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Bobbing for apples

Portrait:

1st – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Patrick Dillon

2nd – David Royal, Monterey County Herald, Dan Vohl from Lighthouse Cinema

3rd – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Haunted house ghoul

Picture Story:

1st – Susan Tripp Pollard, Bay Area News Group, Orange Fan Fever

2nd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Running Dead Zombie Mud Run

3rd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Military Citizens

 

Judges were the photo staff of the the Columbia Tribune.

 

Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 265

Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald – 205

Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group – 180

Susan Tripp Pollard, Bay Area News Group – 165

David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 150

Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee – 145

David Royal, Monterey County Herald – 115

Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 100

Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee – 95

Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat – 90

Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 80

Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 65

Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record – 60

Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 55

Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group – 50

Gregory Urquiaga, freelance – 50

Clifford Oto, The (Stockton) Record – 40

Paul Kitagaki Jr., Sacramento Bee – 40

Travis Geske, The Salinas Californian – 40

Elijah Nouvelage, San Francisco State University – 35

Jane Tyska, Bay Area News Group – 20

Charles Russo, Half Moon Bay Review – 15

James Tensuan, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 15

Scott MacDonald, freelance – 15

Gary Reyes, San Jose Mercury News – 10

Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 5

Associated Press Photographer Walt Zeboski

Associated Press photographer Walt Zeboski, who chronicled Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign and a succession of California governors as a photographer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 83.
Associated Press photographer Walt Zeboski, who chronicled Ronald Reagan’s 1980 presidential campaign and a succession of California governors as a photographer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 83.

He died Monday, November 12th, 2012, at his home in Sacramento after battling pneumonia, according to his wife, Virginia Zeboski. She said the family brought her husband home Friday from Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento and provided hospice care for him over the weekend.

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