The Associated Press Media Editors has honored the photograph below as National Member Photo of the Month for January 2019.
Thanks to Sean Elliot, director of photography at The Dayin New London, Connecticut, for judging.
Here is what the judge had to say about the winning image:
“There were many good photos, especially those showing powerful emotions, but Joles’ image captures an iconic moment in the big news story of the month, the polar vortex cold snap that affected so much of the country. One just feels cold looking at the photo.”
Below is the link to all images entered for Januaryand the winner is slide #20.
Frost covers part of the face of University of Minnesota student Daniel Dylla during a morning jog along Mississippi River Parkway Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Minneapolis. Extreme cold and record-breaking temperatures are crawling into parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region, and forecasters warn that the frigid weather could be life-threatening. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)