This category is defined as “a photograph that is contrived, posed or otherwise set-up in any way. Digital and photographic manipulation is allowed. A photograph may be used as source material for the conceptual illustration, or the photograph may be totally artificially produced. Food photography, still life, portraits and heavily manipulated imagery are all examples of this category.”
Congratulations the winners and honorable mentions!
“My son is ashamed of me because I’m a drunk… You Can’t Blame him really.. I’m not a bad person though.” Bradley Loce, 56, is a life long resident of Rochester, NY, where he currently resides at the Dorothy Day House. Bradley has suffered from alcoholism since his early teens and has struggled with chronic homelessness. The Dorothy Day House has been in place since 2012, providing a housing first solution for people that are on the streets. Photo by Zack DeClerk
Ben Lynch #15 of the RIT Tigers men’s hockey team and Celeste Brown #24 of the RIT Tigers women’s hockey team pose for a portrait at Rochester Institute of Technology on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 in Henrietta, N.Y. Photo by Josh Barber
12 year old Logan French of Canandaigua poses for a portrait on his bike at the Farmington Town Park during the Farmington 4th of July celebration July 3, 2013. Photo by Matt Burkhartt
Georgina Medina Calzada and Martin Cantiyo Hernandez have been married for 53 years and live in a small house in Trinidad, Cuba. Photo by Sarah Ann Jump
Migel Gonzel looks out the window of his apartment building in Havana, Cuba. He was able to travel to Africa when he was in his twenties, but has not been able to leave Cuba since. Photo by Sarah Ann Jump