Southeast Photographers Capture
Top AP Honors
January 08, 2004
Thursday - 1:00 am
Former Ketchikan resident and part-time photographer at the Ketchikan
Daily News Eric Amundson has won first place for the Alaska Associated
Press (AP) Feature Photo of the Year for 2003. The photo named
"NO DOGS ALLOWED" featured a cat looking at the gate
on the promanode at Thomas Basin which has a sign reading "No
Dogs Allowed; $100 fine". Amundson's photo took runner-up
in the AP contest for the month of Oct. and was also featured
on MSNBC.com's The week in Pictures Oct. 2-9, 2003.
Juneau Empire photographer
Brien Wallace won for the best news photo of the Year. To view
the photo's of the Year go to http://www.ap.org/Alaska/page2.html.
Amundson said the winners are awarded $250 and a AP Crystal Globe.
Amundson said, "I felt very honored just for having recieved
the recognition of being selected as runner up in Oct. but then
to find out the photo won for the Year, I never expected anything
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