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Winners Announced for Ocean Art Photo Contest
UnderwaterPhotoGuide - 12/15/2011 3:45 PM
Category: Photography
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Greetings Fellow Underwater Photographers!

The Second Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition, organized by the Underwater Photography Guide, has announced its winners for 2011. This year’s Ocean Art Photo Competition represents entrants from over fifty countries!

Winning photos can be seen here:

Over $82,000 worth of prizes will be awarded to 52 underwater photographers.

Judges this year included prestigious professional photographers Marty Snyderman, Bonnie Pelnar, Martin Edge, and Tony Wu.

The Best of Show was a stunning wide-angle photograph of several manta rays, taken by Tobias Friedrich of Germany. Other stunning images include a hunting leopard seal, a pair of eels, and a beautiful squid composition. Thousands of entries were viewed by the judges before the final set of amazing images were selected, and deemed some of the best underwater photos in the world.

Happy Holidays!