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Our World Underwater 2012 Photo Competition Winners Announced
By Joseph Tepper, February 20, 2012 @ 07:00 AM (EST)

Completing its seventh year, the OWU  undewater photography contest continues to produce some of the world’s most striking underwater images. 

After months of judging through thousands of entries, we are now proud to announce the winners, which can be viewed  on the official competition website- UnderwaterCompetition.com. 

The winner of the "Conceptual, Commercial & Fashion" Category, along with Best in Show, was Jeffery Hartog with the stunning shot below.

Best in Show- Jeffery Hartog

This year’s images prove that the only limit in underwater imaging is the photographers imagination. What’s more, the diverse list of winners hails from more than a dozen countries. Below are the winning images and make sure to check out the rest here

Novice Gold- Diego Forero

Wide Angle Traditional Gold- Gazzaroli Claudio

Wide Angle Unrestricted Gold- Jacques de Vos

Macro Unrestricted Gold - Ross Gudgeon

Compact Camera Gold- Chia Chi Chang

As always, we would like to extend a tremendous ‘thank you’ to our amazing sponsors, who make this contest possible and continue to promote underwater photography through their participation!






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Ross Gudgeon
Feb 22, 2012 2:39 AM
Ross Gudgeon wrote:
You have attributed my winning shot in the Macro Unrestricted section to the wrong person.
Ross Gudgeon
Ross Gudgeon
Feb 22, 2012 3:09 PM
Ross Gudgeon wrote:
Thanks for sorting out the incorrect credit for my photo so fast.
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