2015 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Pictorial

A picture that exploits the graphic or aesthetic qualities of the subject with emphasis on composition.

First Place

Andrew Harnik, The Washington Times
Honoring the Dead: Members of the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), seen in reflection, take a break while placing American flag at a grave markers to honor the nation's fallen members of the military at Arlington National Cemetary. The Old Guard placed flags for more than 220,000 graves.

Second Place

Andrew Harnik, The Washington Times
Lincoln Leg: A person's leg emerges behind a pillar of the Lincoln Memorial on a snowy afternoon.

Third Place

Kevin Dietsch, UPI
Olympic Dancers: Actors performs during the Opening Ceremony for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Award of Excellence

Andrew Harnik, The Washington Times
Blood Moon: A 'blood moon' or lunar eclipse can be seen above the Washington Monument just before dawn on the National Mall. The lunar eclipse is the second and last of 2014.

Award of Excellence

Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press
Gaggle Takeoff: Canada Geese take flight from a farm field during a snow storm, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Davidsonville, Md.

Award of Excellence

Linda Davidson, The Washington Post
Badlands: Clouds move over the Badlands near Scenic, SD on December 7, 2014.