Statesman photographer wins award for 'supermoon' photo

September 20, 2013 

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A "supermoon" rises over Table Rock on June 22.

KYLE GREEN — Buy Photo

Which award? Kyle Green won The Reid Blackburn Award, a top recognition in the 2013 Associated Press Northwest photo contest.

For which photo? The photo of the “supermoon” rising over the Table Rock cross. The image was widely published and received attention from around the world.

So what does he get? A plaque and a cash prize.

Who is Reid Blackburn? He was a photographer for The Columbian newspaper in Vancouver, Wash., who was killed in the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruption. Kyle himself was an intern at The Columbian in 2000-2001.

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