DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel this week announced the expedient photos and short movies in the 2022 version of the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition.
The competition invited submissions to 5 image categories and a video class, with entries evaluated by a panel of award-expedient photographers: Kurt Amsler, Renee Capozzola, Erin Quigley, Marty Snyderman, Tom St George and William Tan.
For the 2nd one year running, Martin Broen bought the “Easiest of Display” prize for his first home in the Dark and White class. The image, a bag of the stalactites and stalagmites in a Mexican cenote, earned Broen the head cash prize of US$1,000 (~€918.50).
The first home winners in the opposite categories were Renata Romeo (Used), Nicolas Remy (Macro), Raffaele Livornese (Huge Attitude), JillAnne Ward McCarty (Over-Below) and Alex del Olmo (Instant Film).
In a joint assertion, DPG Editor-in-Chief Joseph Tepper and Wetpixel Publisher Adam Hanlon said:
“The expedient entries on this one year’s DPG/Wetpixel Masters competition all over all any other time showcase the good abilities that exists in our community of underwater shooters. By receiving the ‘Easiest of Display’ accolade for the 2nd consecutive one year — a serious for the Underwater Competition Collection — Martin Broen has demonstrated the irresistible enchantment of an distinctive image shot in an unheard of atmosphere. An good achievement!”
Organizers also announced that 15 p.c of entry proceeds will all over all any other time be donated to marine conservation efforts.
You might also check up on the overall expedient photos at underwatercompetition.com.
(Featured Image credit score: Copyright © Martin Broen | UnderwaterCompetition.com)
John Liang is the Data Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first bought the diving malicious program whereas in Excessive College in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Commence Water Diver certification in the Crimson Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Fly of Costa Rica, and other locations including a pool in Las Vegas helping to spoil the realm document for the greatest underwater press convention.