Concursazo de fotografía submarina (por si nos dejan bucear este verano) ~

18 de abril de 2020

Concursazo de fotografía submarina (por si nos dejan bucear este verano)

UPDATE: We are extending the deadline to August 3rd to hopefully allow
people to submit anything they shoot this summer (if we are all given the
opportunity to go back into the water). Any questions, please ask!

The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric
Science is now accepting entries for its annual Underwater Photography
Contest. Since its inception in 2005, the contest has drawn several
thousand entrants from across the globe and a collection of beautiful
images. The deadline for submitting photos is 12p.m., U.S. Eastern Time on
Monday, April 6, 2020 (changed to August 3rd).

Judged by a panel of professional photographers and marine scientists,
are divided into five separate categories:

- Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
- Marine Conservation
- Macro
- Wide Angle
- UM Student
- Best overall

The competition is generously supported by Canon USA. The top prize is a
trip on Blackbeard’s Cruises
departing from Nassau to the Exuma Cays, Bahamas (trip prizes do not
include airfare, gratuities, port taxes, Bahamas Underwater National Park
fees, gear rental, etc., and are subject to availability). There will also
be monetary awards for those finishing in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of
the categories.

The Underwater Photography Contest is open to all amateur photographers who
earn no more than 20 percent of their income from photography. Eligible
photos must not have been published or accepted for publication and must be
the original work of the submitter. No pool or aquarium shots will be

The winners will be announced this year at the Rosenstiel School’s popular *Sea
Secrets Lecture Series
April 28, 2020 (changed to Fall - TBD). To view past winners, contest rules
and entry form, please visit:


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