November 2012 Clip Contest Winners

NOVEMBER 2012 SFBAPPA Monthly Digital Clip Contest Winners:

Spot News:

1st – Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat, Flooding and car stalled

2nd – David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Car wreck transport

3rd – Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter, Arrest

General News:

1st – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Salmon explosion

2nd – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, WWII Air Force Veteran funeral

3rd – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, Waiting for Twilight

Feature:

1st – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, Dog adoption

2nd – Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat, Street ball

3rd – Gregory Urquiaga, freelance, Leaves

Sports:

1st – Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group, Helmet rip

2nd – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, Volleyball jubilation

3rd – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, One handed grab

Humor:

1st -Gregory Urquiaga, freelance, Sitting on a face

2nd – Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group, David Lee sticking it to Kevin Love

3rd –  Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Sleepy shoppers

Portrait:

1st – Ed Crisostomo, The Modesto Bee, The Modesto Gospel Mission

2nd – Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald, Reflection of Ryan Messaro

3rd – Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee, Reunited ladies

Picture Story:

1st – Jane Tyska, Bay Area News Group, Matthew Ouimet

2nd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Kindergarten teacher boxer

3rd – Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee, Mendocino Mushrooms

 

Judges were the photo staff of the the Tri-City Herald.

 

Nate Chute, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 275

Chris Riley, (Vallejo) Times Herald – 215

Jose Carlos Fajardo, Bay Area News Group – 195

Randall Benton, Sacramento Bee – 180

Susan Tripp Pollard, Bay Area News Group – 165

David Bitton, (Marysville) Appeal-Democrat – 160

Renée C. Byer, Sacramento Bee – 130

David Royal, Monterey County Herald – 115

Kent Porter, The (Santa Rosa) Press Democrat – 105

Shmuel Thaler, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 100

Conner Jay, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 80

Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group – 80

Gregory Urquiaga, freelance – 70

Rick Roach, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 70

Michael McCollum, The (Stockton) Record – 60

Joel Rosenbaum, The (Vacaville) Reporter – 55

Doug Duran, Bay Area News Group – 80

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 – 35

Charles Russo, Half Moon Bay Review – 15

Ed Crisostomo, The Modesto Bee – 15

James Tensuan, Santa Cruz Sentinel – 15

Scott MacDonald, freelance – 15

Gary Reyes, San Jose Mercury News – 10

Robinson Kuntz, (Fairfield) Daily Republic – 5

Ken Allan

Ken Allen, Photographer.
Ken Allen, Photographer.

Ken Allan, one of organizers of The San Francisco Bay Area Press Photographers Association, died in 1997. He was one of the first presidents of the association, which began in 1957. His son, Mark Allen, is a well-known video photographer. Both father and son are the only father/son presidents of SFBAPPA. In the 70s, he suggested a contest award named for his friend, Ken McLaughlin, and contributed the first check for the perpetual trophies. The Ken McLaughlin award are for the Still and Video Photographer of the Year.

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