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Andrew Carter of The News & Observer wins September Photo of the Month

Tuesday, November 27, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Laura Sellers-Earl
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Colleagues,

 

The APME has honored this photograph as National Member Photo of the Month for September 2018

 

Thanks to MetroWest Daily News staff John Walker, Art Illman, Ann Ringwood and Ruby Wallaufor judging. 

 

Here is what the judges had to say about the winning image:

 

“We loved Andrew Carter's photograph of the tender moment between Robert Simmons Jr. and his kitten "Survivor". The look of despair in Simmons' posture paired with the quiet perseverance of the rain soaked kitten creates a powerful moment. The red color of the jacket nicely contrasts with a flooded desaturated background. This image of a man saving his kitten will surely become an iconic image of Hurricane Florence.”

 

Below is the link to all images entered for September and the winner is slide #1.

 

http://apphotocontests.ap.org/APME_POM/APME_POM_0918/index.html

 

 

Caption: 

 

Robert Simmons Jr. and his kitten "Survivor" are rescued from floodwaters after Hurricane Florence dumped several inches of rain in the area overnight, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in New Bern, N.C.  (Andrew Carter/The News & Observer via AP)


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