Underwater Photography

Underwater Photography Contest: 2011 Winners


Best Overall
Tobias Friedrich, Germany
Two gobies ( Bryaninops natans) — MarsaAlam, Egypt


 

Macro 1st Place
Michael Gallagher, United Kingdom
Pygmy seahorse, Hippocampus bargibanti


Macro 2nd Place
Jordi Benitez, Spain
Nudibranch, Cratena peregrina
Tarragona, Catalunya, Spain


Macro 3rd Place
Erika Antoniazzo, Malaysia
Nudibranchand mantis shrimp
Serayabeach, Bali, Indonesia



Wide-angle 1st Place
Luc Rooman, Belgium
Mating cuttlefish — Oosterschelde, Holland


Wide-angle 2nd Place
David Barrio Colongues, Spain
Sting ray and cardinal fish
Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain

 


Wide-angle 3rd Place
Jackie Campbell, Ireland
Barracuda — Sudanese Red Sea



Fish or Marine Animal Portrait 1st Place
Steven Kovacs, Florida
Jellyfish — Lake Worth Lagoon, Riviera Beach, Florida


Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
2nd Place

Susan Mears, Florida
Web Burrfish, Chilomycterus antillarum
Lake Worth Lagoon, Riviera Beach, FL


Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
3rd Place

Luc Rooman, Belgium
Frog at the surface of a lake — Belgium



Best Student Entry
Laura Rock, Florida
Orange spotted filefish, Oxymonacanthus longirostris
YasawasIslands, Fiji


Student 2nd Place
Laura Rock, Florida
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia


Student 3rd Place
Laura Rock, Florida
Blue striped cleaner wrasse cleaning an Emperor Angelfish,
Pomacanthus imperator – Yasawas Islands, Fiji