Above: "Azteca Dancer at the Gathering of Nations" by Michael Edminster, this year's first place winner of the people category.
“This image was taken at the 2019 Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque. The subject is a dancer taking part in the Grand Entry performance on the first day. What caught my eye was the lighting, background, and authenticity of the subject and costume.” —Michael Edminster
1st Place: Azteca Dancer at the Gathering of Nations, Michael Edminster
2nd Place: El Santero y San Francisco de Asís, Robert MacDougall
3rd Place: Pals, Douglas Johnson
Honorable Mention: Cynthia Perzabal, Horsewoman, Ron Cooper