Dispatch's Humphrey earns 1st place for portrait and personality photo
Brainerd Dispatch photographer Kelly Humphrey earned first place for portrait and personality photo in the 2018-19 Better Newspaper Contest.
The award recognized photos among all Minnesota dailies entered in the contest, run by the Minnesota Newspaper Association.
Describing Humphrey's submission of a photograph of a child playing at the Deerwood splash pad, a judge wrote: "This was a great show with good expression. The composition with the child in the water bubble was amazing. Photographer captured a great shot!"