Jose Alejandro Alvarez
The 2nd Annual Wetpixel.com and DivePhotoGuide.com International Photo & Video Competition
In association with Our World Underwater
Over $35,000 in Prizes!
Winners have been announced! Wetpixel.com and DivePhotoGuide.com have teamed up again in association with Our World Underwater to celebrate the beauty and delicacy of the marine environment with the 2nd annual international underwater photography and video competition. Congratulations to the winning photographers and videographers!
Photographers from around the world competed in six still image categories plus one video category, to win more than $35,000 in prizes, including premium dive travel, underwater photography equipment, and more! Dive packages included trips to some of the top photo destinations in the world: South Africa, Socoros Islands, Raja Empat, Komodo, Grand Cayman, the Galapagos Islands, Bora Bora, the Solomon Islands, Manado, Lembeh Strait, Yap, Cocos (Keeling) Island and the Bahamas! Other prizes included camera housings, strobes, lighting systems, and other valuable items.
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. All compact category entrants will receive one free online lesson from TheUnderwaterPhotographer.com
Winners were announced on stage at the 2007 Our World-Underwater film festival in Chicago, Illinois, February 9-11, 2007, and will be published by our supporting media partners worldwide.
15% of entry proceeds will be donated to marine conservation efforts.