Our picks for best pics of 2019

Part 1 of 2: News photography

Lake Placid High School Class of 2019 President Emma Bishop hugs her grandmother Sharon Bishop toward the end of her graduation ceremony in June. (Enterprise photo — Elizabeth Izzo)
Jim Moscatello of Lake Placid poses with one of his handmade sabers, based on Stars Wars lightsabers. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)
Tyler Yell attempts an aerial skateboard trick at the Matthew Wilson Memorial Skatepark’s temporary location on the Tupper Lake tennis courts in July. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
A worker for Childstock Farms, who is in the U.S. from Mexico on a H-2A agricultural work visa, runs into a cilantro field in Gabriels after a lunch break in August. (Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)
Gizmo puts on a happy face at a blessing of animals at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Saranac Lake in October. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)
Mid-Station Lodge at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington is consumed by flames on the night of Nov. 30. (Enterprise photo — Elizabeth Izzo)
The town of Franklin Highway Department garage is seen Dec. 8, a day after a fire destroyed the building and all the town’s serviceable plow trucks. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)

Taking pictures is a big part of the job for all reporters at the Enterprise. That was the case even when there was a dedicated photographer on staff, which ended in 2003. And the Enterprise often wins photography awards in statewide newspaper contests. Here are some feature and breaking news photos that editors may submit for awards this time around, all taken by Enterprise reporters in 2019. Look on this page next week for the news staff’s favorite sports photos of 2019.


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