The three winning images, from Sofia-Aldinio, Jodi Locke and Whitney Devin, will be printed and hung with the Press Herald’s Photos of the Year show at the Portland Public Library. The exhibit runs from Jan. 2 through Feb. 28.

  • Winner: Sofia-Aldinio, Salt Institute of Documentary Studies, “Blain Tully standing in the training space at Circus Conservatory of America in Portland, Maine”
  • Winner: Jodi Locke, University of Southern Maine, “Memory Lane”
  • Winner: Whitney Devin, Salt Institute of Documentary Studies, “Ed Gatto, proprietor of Good News Bargains thrift store, takes a break just before closing time, Portland, Maine”
  • Hans Nielsen, University of Southern Maine, “Essential”
  • Erin Aili Birney, Salt Institute of Documentary Studies, “E’nkul Kanakan and Bioneke MJ Mpungu of Portland look over family photos of Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo”
  • Kevin Ting, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, “Gregg Hoffman, 62, watches the beginnings of his nightly campfire”
  • Wendy Williams, University of Southern Maine, “The Game”
  • Ian Worden, University of Southern Maine, “Ghost in a Chair”
  • Lisa LeDuc, Southern Maine Community College, “Apple Orchard”
  • Linda Wacholtz, University of Southern Maine, “Spa Bliss”
  • Sara Quinn, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, “Steve Coghlan hunts for duck in the marshland behind his Argyle Township home”
  • Carrie Parent, University of Southern Maine, “Mr. Quatrone”
  • Stephanie Strauss, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, “Ben Rooney harvests rice on Wild Folk Farm in Benton, Maine”
  • Christopher Armstrong, University of Southern Maine, “Aberrations”
  • Nicole Tombarelli, University of Southern Maine, “Between Two Lines”
  • Lyndel Owens, Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, “Aimee”
  • Jennifer Wolfe, University of Southern Maine, “The Television and Photographs”
  • Jake Dube, University of Southern Maine, “Jordan”
  • Jes Lynch, University of Southern Maine, “Mezzo”
  • Patrick-Scholz, Maine College of Art, “Russell Lamour Jr June 14th Fight at the Portland Maine Expo”