2024 Eyes of History® Still Contest: Pictorial

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

First Place

Julia Nikhinson, Freelance for Associated Press
Preakness Hat: Faren Aimeé, of Washington, looks on prior to the 148th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Second Place

Matt McClain, The Washington Post
Rainbow: A visitor is illuminated by a rainbow created by prisms at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian on Nov. 18, 2023, in Washington.

Third Place

Jabin Botsford, The Washington Post
Grenada: People socialize and shop near the St. George's Market downtown on June 17, 2023, in St George's, Grenada.

Award of Excellence

Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
Warrior Class: Members of the military and their loved ones wait to hear President Joe Biden speak at Fort Liberty June 9, 2023, in Fort Liberty, N.C.

Award of Excellence

Evelyn Hockstein, Reuters
Representatives gather to try to elect a new Speaker of the House at the U.S. Capitol in Washington: People walk inside the upper floors of the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol building at sunset after a sixth round of voting for a new Speaker of the U.S. House failed to elect a new Speaker on the second day of the 118th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, on Jan. 4, 2023.