Underwater Photography

2015 Winners


Best Overall
Andrey Shpatak
Japanese War Bonnet (Chirolophis japonicas)
Japan sea, Rudnaya Bay


 


Macro 1st Place
Tony Barros
Crinoid Shrimp (Periclimenes amboinensis)
Siquijor Island, Dumaguete, Philippines


Macro 2nd Place
Ching Kwan Ng
Golden Gobies (Priolepis aureoviridis)
Lembeh, Indonesia


Macro 3rd Place
Mark Fuller
Stony Coral Ghost Goby (Pleurosicya micheli)
Eilat, Israel (Red Sea)


Wide-angle 1st Place
Hani Bader
White Breasted Cormorant (Phalacrocorax lucidus) and Barrel Jellies (Rhizostoma pulmo)
Kingdom of Bahrain


Wide-angle 2nd Place
Filippo Borghi
School of Ribbon Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia)
Wai Island, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

 


Wide-angle 3rd Place
Mark Fuller
Lionfish (Pterois volitans) and School of Glassfish (Parapriacanthus guentheri)
Eilat, Israel (Red Sea)


Fish or Marine Animal Portrait 1st Place
Beth Watson
Greater Blue Ringed Octopus (Hapalochlaena lunulata)
Lembeh Strait, Indonesia


Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
2nd Place

Kostas Milonakis
Larval Fish (Macrouridae nezumia)
Greece- East Attica


Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
3rd Place

Judy Townsend
Molly Miller Blennies (Scartella cristata)
Blue Heron Bridge, FL


Best Student Entry
Laura Rock, Florida
Great Hammerhead (Sphyrna mokarran)
Bimini, Bahamas


Student 2nd Place
Laura Rock
Lemon Shark (Negaprion brevirostris)
West End, Grand Bahamas


Student 3rd Place
Christopher Brown
Panamic Cushion Sea Star (Pentaceraster cumingi
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador