The winner for January is Fireman John, by Larry Cowles, FPSA, GMPSA. It is the Star Mono first place winner.
Arabella Dane, the judge, said “I’m finding this image to be captivating and compelling. We sense his weariness. It is artistic in all its dimensions. The lighting, the clarity of the details and the contrasting areas of light and dark with a sensitive gradation of the values from white to black adds to its distinction