2013 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition Announced; Over $70,000 in
Prizes will be Awarded
The Underwater Photography Guide is pleased to announce that the prestigious
Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2013 will be accepting images between
July 10 and November 10, 2013.
Santa Monica, CA – July 23,
2013 – Underwater Photography Guide is proud to announce that it is accepting
entries for the Ocean Art Photo Competition 2013.
There are over $70,000 worth of prizes, including over 35 liveaboard and scuba
diving resort packages, dive equipment, and much more. Grand prizes are an
18-night dive trip package combining 4 nights at Walindi
Plantation Resort, a 10-night trip on
the MV FeBrina and 4
nights at Loloata Resort,
a trip of winner’s choice with Waow Charters
in Indonesia, an 11 day Indonesia trip on the SMY Ondina,
a 10-night Komodo trip on the S/Y Indo Siren
OCi computers for 4 separate winners. Premium prizes are provided by Lissenung
Island Resort, Bilikiki, the Nautilus Swell, Villa Markisa, Sea Safari Cruises,
Kosrae Nautilus Resort, Atlantis Dive Resorts, Yap Pacific, Mike Ball Dive
Expeditions, Alor Divers, Ikelite, Lions Dive & Beach Resort, AquaMarine Diving,
Juliana’s Hotel, Sea Saba, Maluku Divers, Blackbeard’s Cruises, Recsea.
This is one of the largest underwater photography competitions in terms of
The competition has 12 categories, including a Novice dSLR category and 3
compact camera categories, giving underwater photographers of all levels a
chance to win a great prize. Unique categories include SuperMacro, Cold/
Temperate Water, Nudibranchs, and Divers/ Fashion. The more traditional
categories include Wide-Angle, Macro, Marine Life Portraits, and Marine Life
Winners from each category will be awarded a package at a fantastic resort or on
a liveaboard. Winners will be able to rank the prizes they would like to receive,
making it more likely for winners to receive a prize they want.
Judges include world-renowned underwater photographers Martin Edge, Marty
Snyderman, Tony Wu, and Todd Winner. Martin Edge is the author of The Underwater
Photographer, a top-selling book on underwater photography. Marty Snyderman has
won an Emmy and has been publish in dozens of top publications such as
National Geographic. Tony Wu is a renowned underwater photographer and author of
Silent Symphony. Todd Winner has won over 60 international underwater photo
competitions and is author of The Shipwrecks of Truk.
Photos must be submitted before the deadline on November 10, 2013.
We look forward to your participation. Information can be found on our Ocean Art
Photo Competition page at
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