Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren speaks at a campaign rally at Rochester Opera House in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Mon., Feb. 10, 2020. This is the final day of campaigning before voting in the primary happens on Feb. 11. Warren has fallen to 4th or 5th place in recent polls.
Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Ind., mayor Pete Buttigieg takes to the stage to speak at his Primary Night rally at Nashua Community College in Nashua, New Hampshire, on Tue., Feb. 11, 2020. Democratic presidential candidate and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders was projected to win the New Hampshire Democratic Primary, but Buttigieg came in a close second.

It's always such an honor to be featured in the American Photography annual, and this year extra special with two images Selected to appear in the American Photography 37 book. The photos feature Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in the last days of the First in the Nation primary and were part of my coverage of the election for Time magazine. A big thanks to Time editors Paul and Kim for their support during the assignment and throughout the election.

The jurors this year included: Arem Duplessis, Jury Chair, Group Creative Director, Apple Inc.; Brian Bantog, Design Director, Nike; Stella Blackmon, Photo Editor, New York Magazine; Jane E. Clark, Photography Director, AARP Media; Vida Cornelious, Executive Creative Director, T Brand Studio/The New York Times; Leslie dela Vega, Director of Visuals, OZY; Natalia Jimenez, Photo Editor, The Washington Post; Gianmaria Schonlieb, Creative Director, Lyft; Philip Brian Tabaus, Photo Editor, Bloomberg Business; Ronda Thompson, Creative Director, Bed Bath and Beyond.

American Photography said this about the contest: "From over 7,000 entries, the jury selected 409 images by a majority vote or better to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2020."

My work has previously been recognized by the organization in American Photography 36, 35, 34, 33, 32, and 30.

The image of Pete Buttigieg's primary-night rally was also selected by Time as one of the Top 100 photos of 2020.

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