The results of this year’s Ocean Views photo competition have been announced, with Andrew Sallmon clinching the overall prize for his beautifully composed shot of California sea lions. Many other well-known underwater shooters from the DPG community placed images in the “Highly Honored Gallery,” including Eduardo Acevedo, Filippo Borghi, Michael Aw, Justin Gilligan, Scott Portelli, Joaquin Gutierrez Fernandez, Greg Lecoeur, Beth Watson, Gabriel Barathieu and Wade Hughes.
The annual photo contest is organized by Alert Diver in partnership with Nature’s Best Photography magazine and has been integrated into the Windland Smith Rice International Awards program as a category. Alert Diver’s Stephen Frink and Nature’s Best Photography publisher Stephen Freligh and joined by ocean activist and underwater photographer Shari Sant Plummer, who is president and founder of the Code Blue Charitable Foundation.
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