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

People Category Collage1st 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