Feature Photography (under 25,000 circulation)  

Winner: Bob Tymczyszyn, St. Catharines Standard and Niagara Falls Review

This simple yet powerful image expertly sums up the passion, defiance and purpose of the Black Lives Matter movement, with the single fist in close-up contrasting nicely with the mass of supporters in the background.

Close to 1,000 people turned out for a peaceful Black Lives Matter rally in downtown St. Catharines on June 14, 2020. Bob Tymczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard


Runner-up: Julia McKay, Kingston Whig-Standard

This whimsical photo neatly captures an amusing interaction between animals, one domestic and one wild, summed up in a fun way by the creatures’ respective expressions.

A chipmunk has a Canada Day snack at a front-yard feeder in Kingston’s west end, as a house cat watching from a window tries to figure out how it can have a snack, too. Julia McKay/Kingston Whig-Standard


Runner-up: Luke Hendry, Belleville Intelligencer

This poignant image of a couple’s runway reunion effectively conveys the passion and happiness of the moment, with the woman’s legs kicking back during the embrace emphasizing the joyousness.

Sarah Heino takes to the air while kissing her husband, Cpl. Julian Tutino, at the first Rubber on the Ramp event at CFB Trenton, Ont. Luke Hendry/Belleville Intelligencer


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2020 ONAs: Feature Photography (under 25,000 circulation)