Boston Press Photographers Association Annual Contests

2018 BPPA Pictures of the Year


The 2018 Boston Press Photographers Association Pictures of the Year winners have been announced. The entry deadline was January 15, 2019.

Judging took place Feb. 19, 20, and 21, 2019 at Emerson College, Piano Row, 150 Boylston Street, Room L151, Boston, MA 02116.

The rules for the contest are available in the following pdf: BPPA Pictures of the Year 2018 rules.

Also, as usual, there will be a student contest announced later in 2019.

Photographer of the Year

1st – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
2nd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
3rd – Brian Snyder / Reuters

Best in Show

Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe

01 Spot News

1st – Marc Vasconcellos / Brockton Enterprise
2nd – Nicolaus Czarnecki / Boston Herald
3rd – Mark Garfinkel / Boston Herald
HM1 – Nicolaus Czarnecki / Boston Herald
HM2 – Faith Ninivaggi / Boston Herald

02 General News

1st – Chris Christo / Boston Herald
2nd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
3rd – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
HM1 – Chris Christo / Boston Herald
HM2 – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe

03 Feature

1st – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
2nd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
3rd – Nancy Lane / Boston Herald
HM1 – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
HM2 – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe

04 Sports Action

1st – Christopher Evans / Boston Herald
2nd – Barry Chin / Boston Globe
3rd – John Tlumacki / Boston Globe
HM1 – Matthew Thomas / Freelance
HM2 – Christopher Evans / Boston Herald
HM3 – James Davis / Boston Globe
HM4 – Brian Snyder / Reuters
HM5 – Charles Krupa / Associated Press

05 Sports Feature

1st – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
2nd – Matthew J Lee / Boston Globe
3rd – Ken McGagh / Metro West News
HM1 – Winslow Townson / Freelance
HM2 – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
HM3 – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images

06 Portrait

1st – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
2nd – Keiko Hiromi / Polaris
3rd – Suzanne Kreiter / Boston Globe
HM1 – Dominic Chavez / Freelance
HM2 – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe

07 Pictorial

1st – Winslow Townson / Freelance
2nd – Mark Garfinkel / NBC 10
3rd – Mark Garfinkel / Freelance
HM1 – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
HM2 – Nicolaus Czarnecki / Boston Herald

08 Animal

1st – Nancy Lane / Boston Herald
2nd – Matthew Stone / Boston Herald
3rd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
HM1 – Greg M Cooper / Freelance
HM2 – John Tlumacki / Boston Globe
HM3 – John Tlumacki / Boston Globe

09 Politics

1st – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
2nd – Brian Snyder / Reuters
3rd – Elizabeth Frantz / Freelance
HM1 – Nancy Lane / Boston Herald
HM2 – Nancy Lane / Boston Herald
HM3 – Meredith Nierman / WGBH

10 News Picture Story

1st – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
2nd – Brian Snyder / Reuters
3rd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe
HM – Brian Snyder / Reuters

11 Feature Picture Story

1st – Craig F. Walker / Boston Globe
2nd – Brian Snyder / Reuters
3rd – Jessica Rinaldi / Boston Globe

12 Sports Portfolio

1st – Maddie Meyer / Getty Images
2nd – Adam Glanzman / Getty Images
3rd – Brian Snyder / Reuters
HM – Winslow Townson / Freelance

14 Team

Boston Globe

Judges

Lauren Steel, David Goldman, and Robert Deutsch