Best of Show: Compact Cameras – Gold – Enrico Somogyi
DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2020 DEEP Indonesia International Underwater Photo Competition. In conjunction with the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition, the contest constitutes what has become known as the “Super Bowl” of underwater imaging competitions, offering more than $100,000 in prizes.
Once again, the contest attracted hundreds of entries from all over the world, with photographers hoping to bag their share of awesome travel and equipment prizes. This year’s judging panel included professional underwater photographers Mike Bartick, Renee Capozzola, Ellen Cuylaerts, Tobias Friedrich, Kate Jonker, and Andrew Marriott.
Congratulations to Enrico Somogyi, who clinched the “Best of Show” award for his brilliant image of a golden jellyfish, which was shot in Palau. Judge Ellen Cuylaerts summed it up best: “A beautiful, surreal approach to a common subject. Looks like an outer space scene, with marine life taking a time out from planet Earth, but keeping a close connection. It caught my eye and made me dream of exploration!”
Congratulations to all the talented photographers who captured the winners and honorable mentions!
As with all Underwater Competition contests, 15% of proceeds will be donated directly to marine conservation efforts.
Compact Cameras – Silver – Miguel Ramirez
Compact Cameras – Bronze – Ferenc ifj. Lőrincz
Compact Cameras – Honorable Mention – Enrico Somogyi
Compact Cameras – Honorable Mention – Ipah Uid
Animal Behavior – Gold – Jenny Stock
Animal Behavior – Silver – Hannes Klostermann
Animal Behavior – Bronze – Heming Song
Animal Behavior – Honorable Mention – Marco Chang
Animal Behavior – Honorable Mention – Heng Cai
Animal Portraits – Gold – Eric Hou
Animal Portraits – Silver – Joe Daniels
Animal Portraits – Bronze – Peter de Maagt
Animal Portraits – Honorable Mention – Marco Steiner
Animal Portraits – Honorable Mention – Bryan Chu
Reefscapes – Gold – Fressia Peng
Reefscapes – Silver – Alex Dawson
Reefscapes – Bronze – Kevin De Vree
Reefscapes – Honorable Mention – Flavio Vitiello
Reefscapes – Honorable Mention – Luc Rooman
Divers – Gold – Petr Polách
Divers – Silver – Torbjörn Gyellus
Divers – Bronze – Renata Romeo
Divers – Honorable Mention – Alex Dawson
Divers – Honorable Mention – Hannes Klostermann
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