Our first category of the competition was Spot News; it was also our smallest category of stills submissions. Here's what the judging of that first category looked like on our end.
Photos by Joel Chan
CPOY 74 Judge Scott Strazzante watches the slideshow of entries for the Spot News Category on Sunday.
MU student volunteer Army Feffer takes out some clementines for the morning; his role this morning was "host", which includes making coffee and making sure the snack table was well-stocked.
CPOY Director Jackie Bell gives some guidelines on judging to this year's Stills Division judges, Scott Strazzante, Adriana Teresa Latorney, Alexa Keefe and Genaro Molina, prior to the judging of the first category.
Gotta get that caffeine! CPOY Coordinator Hilary Tan grabs some much-needed coffee before judging on Sunday morning.
We have some shiny new CPOY stickers to put on our mugs now!
CPOY 74 Judge Adriana Teresa Letorney mulls over an image during Spot News judging.
The judges look through every image large on the screen; they'll see each image submitted at least twice before finalizing a decision on whether to vote it in or out.