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Photo and caption by Izabelle Nordfjell

With a single shot, a Sami reindeer hunter secures food for his family during the long Swedish winter. In "The Fjellman Family," photographer Izabelle Nordfjell caught a moment that's both "real and mysterious at the same time," according to judge Amy Toensing. Noted judge Peter Essick, "In the Sami culture, these events are repeated many times every year, even though they are never quite the same. However, by using a careful composition and skillful timing, the photographer made this one encounter with a Sami hunter memorable." Judge Tim Laman added the picture had all the elements of a true photojournalistic image.

Location: Arjeplog, Lappland, Sweden

 

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