Boston Press Photographers Association Annual Contests

2017 BPPA Pictures of the Year


Listen to the winning photographers


Video produced by Hadley Green

 

Winning images

Judges: John McDonnell, Mary Calvert, and Cathaleen Curtiss

Judging took place Jan. 24-26, 2018, at Bunker Hill Community College

The rules for the contest are available in the following pdf: BPPA Pictures of the Year 2017 rules.

Photographer of the Year

1 – John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
2 – Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
3 – Charlie Krupa / The Associated Press

Best In Show

Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe

01 Spot News

1 - Marc Vasconcellos / The Brockton Enterprise
2 – Nicolaus Czarnecki / The Boston Herald
3 – Pat Greenhouse / The Boston Globe
HM1 – Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe
HM2 - James Marabello / Freelance
HM3 – Ken McGagh / MetroWest Daily News

02 General News

1 – Chris Christo / The Boston Herald
2 – Elizabeth Frantz / The Concord Monitor
3 – John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
HM1 – Faith Ninivaggi / The Boston Herald
HM2 - Nicolaus Czarnecki / The Boston Herald

03 Feature

1 – Billie Weiss / Boston Red Sox / Freelance
2 – Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe
3 – Angela Rowlings – The Boston Herald
HM1 – Faith Ninivaggi / The Boston Herald
HM2 – Brian Snyder / Reuters
HM3 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe

04 Sports Action

1 – Matt Stone / The Boston Herald
2 – CJ Gunther / European Pressphoto Agency
3 – Adam Glanzman / Freelance
HM1 - Matt Lee / The Boston Globe
HM2 - Matt Stone / The Boston Herald
HM3 - John Cetrino / Freelance
HM4 – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
HM5 – Jim Davis / The Boston Globe

05 Sports Feature

1 – Matt Stone / The Boston Herald
2 – Hadley Green / Salem News
3 – John Wilcox / The Boston Herald
HM1 – Barry Chin – The Boston Globe
HM2 - Billie Weiss / Freelance
HM3 - Ken McGagh / MetroWest Daily News
HM4 - Jim Davis / The Boston Globe

06 Portrait/Personality

1 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
2 – Dominic Chavez / Freelance
3 – John Cetrino / Freelance
HM1 – Cheryl Senter / Freelance
HM2 - Angela Rowlings – The Boston Herald
HM3 – Dina Rudick – The Boston Globe

07 Pictorial

1 – Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
2 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
3 – Mark Garfinkel / The Boston Herald
HM1 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
HM2 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe

08 Animal

1 - Charlie Krupa / The Associated Press
2 – Mark Garfinkel / The Boston Herald
3 - Debee Tlumacki / Freelance
HM1 - John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe
HM2 - CJ Gunther / European Pressphoto Agency
HMN3 – Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe

09 Politics

1- Ken McGagh / MetroWest Daily News
2 - Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
3 – Faith Ninivaggi / The Boston Herald
HM1 - Angela Rowlings – The Boston Herald
HM2 – Brian Snyder /Reuters
HM3 - Angela Rowlings – The Boston Herald

10 News Picture Story

1 – Charlie Krupa / The Associated Press
2 – Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe
3 - Ken McGagh / MetroWest Daily News

11 Feature Picture Story

1 – Suzanne Kreiter / The Boston Globe
2 – Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
3 - Jessica Rinaldi / The Boston Globe
HM1 - Craig F. Walker / The Boston Globe
HM2 – Adam Glanzman / Freelance

12 Sports Portfolio

1 – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
2 - Adam Glanzman / Freelance
3 - Matt Stone / The Boston Herald
HM1 - Charlie Krupa / The Associated Press
HM2 – Billie Weiss / Boston Red Sox / Freelance

14 Team

1 – The Boston Globe
Special Judges Recognition – The Boston Herald

2017 Judges

Judges for the 2017 BPPA PoY contest are: John McDonnell, Mary Calvert, and Cathaleen Curtiss. Click through to learn more about them.