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RSMAS 2008 Underwater Photography Contest
By Jason Heller, March 14, 2008 @ 02:00 AM (EST)
Source: Rsmas.miami.edu

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

 

 

Underwater Photo Contest Winner RSMAS   Underwater Photo Contest Winner RSMAS

(Top Left) Best Overall
Patrick Weir
Georgetown, Cayman Islands

(Top Right) Best Student Entry
Evan D'Alessandro
RSMAS

Underwater Photo Contest Winner RSMAS  Underwater Photo Contest Winner RSMAS

(Above Left) Macro 1st Place
Patrick Weir
Cayman Islands, BWI

(Above Right) Portrait 1st Place
Mauro Ristorto
Caracas, Venezuela

Underwater Photo Contest Winner RSMAS

Wide-angle 1st Place
Alex Tattersall
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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