Environment and Conservation
3rd Annual Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide International Underwater Photography & Video Competition
IN ASSOCIATION WITH OUR WORLD UNDERWATER
Over $50,000 in Prizes!
WINNERS HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED!
Wetpixel.com and DivePhotoGuide.com are proud to announce the winners of their 3rd annual underwater photography & video competition in association with Our World Underwater, which celebrates the beauty and delicacy of the marine environment. The competition has become the “Superbowl” of international underwater imagery competitions, with world-class prizes, celebrity judges, and the opportunity to have your images showcased to the world as some of the planet’s best. Congratulations to the winners!
Photographers & videographers competed in seven still-image categories and two video categories, to win more than $50,000 in prizes including premium dive travel, underwater photo/video and diving equipment and more! Dive packages to some of the top photo destinations in the world, including Socoros Islands, Wakatobi-Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Ambon-Indonesia, the Red Sea, Grand Cayman, the Solomon Islands and Vietnam and other prizes including camera housings, strobes, lighting systems, and other valuable items were awarded to the winners and announced during the 38th annual Our World Underwater show in Chicago. The competition included a category for images that focus on conservation and the marine environment, and one specifically for entries taken by compact digital cameras.
Celebrity judges included leading professional underwater photographers, cinematographers and editors: Eric Cheng, Berkley White, Tony Wu, Ric Frazier, Chuck Nicklin. and Mary Lynn Price.
Winning images will be published by supporting media partners worldwide, and Divefilm.com will be podcasting the winning videos as episodes of the iTunes-featured DiveFilm Podcast Video and DiveFilm High Definition Podcast Video.
As with all Wetpixel & DivePhotoGuide events, 15% of proceeds will be donated to marine conservation efforts.
Congratulations again to all of the winners from around the world!