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DEMA 2007: Wetpixel Happy Hour
By Jason Heller, November 6, 2007 @ 02:00 AM (EST)

On Friday evening, while the DEMA Awards Party was going on, the lobby of the Rosen Center was abuzz about underwater imaging as Wetpixel hosted their annual DEMA happy hour. We bounced from the awards party to the happy hour so we can cover both Doubilet receiving his award, as well as our friends "the drunken underwater imagery scene".

Last year DivePhotoGuide co-hosted the happy hour, but this year we had to be in two places at once and didn’t want to be bad hosts. Eric Cheng, the brainchild of Wetixel and our good friend, did a great job and the happy hour turned into a happy all nighter, as we merged with other show attendees and took over the main hotel bar until the wee hours of the night.


Jason, Eric & Wendy

Norbert Wu & Eric Cheng

Kathy (NCUPS), Wendy, Berkley (Backscatter)
and Mary Anne Hines (Aquatrek Beqa)

Chip Scarlett & Todd Essick

Joe Holly (Marine Visions) &
Sally Thompson (Staurt Cove's)

Eli Martinez (Shark Diver Magazine) &
Lawrence Groth (Shark Diving International)

Jaosn, Lee Peterson (Marine Camera), Joe
Holly, and Larry Cohen (NYUPS & B&H Photo)

Talented videographers Evan Kovacs
and Sean Henreichs

Andre Crone (soon to be featured in DPG galleries)

Annie Crawley, Jason & Wendy Heller

For more photos of some of the personalities during the show, see:

People, Players & The DivePhotoGuide Booth

DEMA Awards Party: David Doubilet Honored





Fantasea FG7X II
Ikelite Housing for Nikon D500
I-DiveSite Venom 35s
SeaLife DC2000
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