New York, NY (PRWEB) March 20, 2007
Next in the series of UnderwaterCompetition.com underwater photo & video competitions, and on the heels of the popular Our World Underwater & DEEP Indonesia competitions, popular underwater imagery websites Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide have teamed up with the 2007 SCUBA Show to develop a competition for amateurs and hobbyists entitled "UNDER THE BLUE". Winners will be announced online and exhibited at the 2007 SCUBA Show in Long Beach, California, June 2nd - 3rd.
The deadline for submitting images is May 12, 2007.
Photographers will compete in four still image categories, including a category for images that focus on California's unique and beautiful underwater environment, and one video category. Winners will share in more than $20,000 in prizes, including premium dive travel, and underwater photo & video equipment. Travel prizes include trips to some of the top photo destinations in the world including Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, South Africa and Australia.
15% of entry proceeds will be donated to marine conservation efforts.
1. Majesty of the Oceans
2. The Macro World
3. Man & the Sea
4. California Underwater
For more infomartion visit the official competition website at UnderwaterCompetition.com.
UnderwaterCompetition.com hosts a series of underwater photography and video competitions and events for photographers and videographers of all levels from novice to professional. Most of the competitions are in association with dive shows in large cities worldwide. The website is run by Jason Heller of DivePhotoGuide and Eric Cheng of Wetpixel.com.
About SCUBA Show:
Now in its 20th year, the SCUBA Show is a consumer dive expo held in California, the largest diving market in the US.