Clip Contest Winners: 2013: December: 2013_12_06_02_01

Second Place | Multiple PhotosTimothy HaleThis is fascinating story and the photographs illustrate that convincingly with fantastic creativity. The opening photograph of the silhouetted soldiers, the soldiers playing spades on the pink doll box, and the elf shoes among the military boots show the photographer's keen eye for seeing the world a little bit differently. That said, there are about three too many photographs of parachutes. One, perhaps no more than two, would have sufficed. Frame i and frame l are all that's needed. And that is the only real criticism for this photo story, and a minor one at that.Thousands of Fort Bragg paratroopers donated new, unwrapped toys in the hopes of earning a slot for the Army's largest annual airborne operation and the chance to earn foreign jump wings from participating allied jump masters. The collected toys are donated to area hospitals and shelters in time for Christmas.

Second Place | Multiple Photos 

Timothy Hale 

This is fascinating story and the photographs illustrate that convincingly with fantastic creativity. The opening photograph of the silhouetted soldiers, the soldiers playing spades on the pink doll box, and the elf shoes among the military boots show the photographer's keen eye for seeing the world a little bit differently. That said, there are about three too many photographs of parachutes. One, perhaps no more than two, would have sufficed. Frame i and frame l are all that's needed. And that is the only real criticism for this photo story, and a minor one at that. 

Thousands of Fort Bragg paratroopers donated new, unwrapped toys in the hopes of earning a slot for the Army's largest annual airborne operation and the chance to earn foreign jump wings from participating allied jump masters. The collected toys are donated to area hospitals and shelters in time for Christmas.