The University of Miami Rosenstiel School is now accepting entries for its annual underwater photography contest.
The contest is divided into three categories:
1) Fish or Marine Animal Portrait,
2) Macro, and
3) Wide Angle photography.
The contest will also recognize the best UM student submission and Best Overall submission. Top prize is a trip on Blackbeard's Cruises, departing from Freeport, Bahamas, and $300. Deadline for submissions is March 31, 2008.
Winners will be announced at the Rosenstiel School's Sea Secrets Lecture Series presentation on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 6:00 p.m. in the Rosenstiel School Auditorium, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key. Dr. Michael Schmale, underwater photographer and Rosenstiel professor is that evening's lecturer, discussing, “Light & Color on Coral Reefs.” The reception to recognize the winners will take place after the lecture, at approximately 7:30 p.m., in the Rosenstiel School's Library. All events are free and open to the public; however, seating is limited.
For contest rules and information read more…
SAMPLE OF LAST YEAR's WINNERS
(Top Left) Best Overall
Georgetown, Cayman Islands
(Top Right) Best Student Entry
(Above Left) Macro 1st Place
Cayman Islands, BWI
(Above Right) Portrait 1st Place
Wide-angle 1st Place
Charminster, Dorset, United Kingdom
To see all of last year's winners and for 2008 contest rules and information read more…
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