2021 Eyes of History: Still Contest: Inauguration 2021

A picture documenting the inauguration of President Joe Biden. Photo must be directly related to the inauguration but does not need to include the new president. Photos taken after midnight on Jan. 20 are eligible if they are a continuation of the inauguration festivities.

First Place

Kevin Dietsch, United Press International
Biden Family Hug: President Joe Biden embraces his family as Vice President Kamala Harris applauds after he was sworn-in as the 46th President, during his Inauguration ceremony in Washington, on Jan. 20, 2021.

Second Place

Jim Watson, AFP
We Are Home: President Joe Biden hugs first lady Jill Biden as they arrive at the White House in Washington, on Jan. 20, 2021, following his inauguration.

Third Place

Matt McClain, The Washington Post
Inauguration: Members of the National Guard are seen behind a fence with razor wire as they watch the ceremony for Joe Biden's Inauguration as the 46th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. The mall was closed to the general public due to safety concerns.

Award of Excellence

Julio Cortez, The Associated Press
Dawn of a New Day: Flags line the National Mall towards the U.S. Capitol building at the beginning of a day leading to President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.

Award of Excellence

Drew Angerer, Getty Images
Fist Bumps: Vice President Kamala Harris fist bumps President-elect Joe Biden after she took her oath of office during the Inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington.