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UPY 2017 Winners Announced
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, February 14, 2017 @ 03:30 AM (EST)
Source: UPY


The Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) competition has announced the winners of this year’s contest, with France’s Gabriel Barathieu being named Underwater Photographer of the Year for the above image of a hunting octopus. Baratheiu’s shot was deemed the best image out of some 4,500 pictures entered by photographers from 67 different countries.

British Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 went to Nick Blake for his image from Mexico’s Chac Mool Cenote, while Horacio Martinez from Argentina was named Up & Coming Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 for his image of a lone oceanic whitetip shot against a dramatic ocean backdrop. The title of Most Promising British Underwater Photographer 2017 went to Nicholai Georgiou for his picture of a pod of orcas shot in northern Norway.

Download a free yearbook of the top 100 images from the competition here.
 

 

 

 

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