2017 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Feature

A picture of a “found” situation with strong human interest, or a fresh view of an everyday scene.

First Place

Bonnie Jo Mount, The Washington Post
Old Couple: Eloise and Col. George Morris share a hospital room in Ft Belvoir, VA. The couple has been married -- and sharing a bed-- for 73 years. George is receiving end of life care and the hospital made a 'compassionate admission' to allow Eloise to be with him during his final days.

Second Place

Ricky Carioti, The Washington Post
Untitled: A young girl and her friends take refuge in an air-conditioned room during a memorial service for an illegal immigrant at the family's home on September 11, 2016 in Clinton, NC. The young man died while crossing the southern border trying to return to his family after being deported back to Mexico. He most likely died from dehydration.

Third Place

Molly Riley, Freelance for UPI
Drench: People cools off in a water fountain at The Yards Park as temperatures reached triple digits, in Washington, D.C., July 24, 2016.

Award of Excellence

Allison Shelley, Freelance for The Intercept
Kelley and Peyten: Kelly Holsey is comforted by her daughter Peyten Carter, 5, while looking at photos of her fiance Keith Davis Jr. on her phone in the living room of her mother's home in the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, April 23, 2016. Holsey says that Davis was framed in the killing of 22-year-old Kevin Jones. He is now in prison charged with murder. A year after the police-involved death of Freddie Gray, many in Holsey's neighborhood say that nothing has changed.

Award of Excellence

Bonnie Jo Mount, The Washington Post
Tecumseh: Davey Parish downs a shot of vodka while visiting his sister Tiffany Edwards and niece Misty, 4, in Tecumseh, Oklahoma. The sibling's mother Anna Jones recently died at age 54 of cirrhosis of the liver due to heavy drinking. Since his mother's death, Davey spends most of his time at his sister's home and drinks throughout the day. For the last five years he had been living with his mother and surviving on her disability payments and $197 in food stamps.

Award of Excellence

Win McNamee, Getty Images
Sisters in the Snow: Nuns from the Fraternite Notre-Dame in Chicago, Illinois are covered in newly fallen snow as they walk along Constitution Avenue while snow begins to accumulate January 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. A major snowstorm dumped 1-2 feet of snow on the Washington region during the storm.

Award of Excellence

Al Drago, The New York Times
Final South Lawn Departure: Reporters and guests cover as snow blankets the South Lawn of the White House as Marine One, carrying President Barack Obama, takes off on a snowy Saturday, January 7, 2016 in Washington. President Obama is attending a wedding in Jacksonville, Fla., and will be back this evening.