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Last Call For The DEEP Indonesia Competition, Deadline Feb 15th
By Jason Heller, February 11, 2008 @ 12:00 PM (EST)

This is the last call for entries for the 2nd Annual DEEP Indonesia Underwater Photography Competition, hosted by Wetpixel & DivePhotoGuide.

The competition offers categories for all levels of photographers.

For the 2nd annual DEEP Indonesia Competition, photographers will compete in 7 themed categories to win over $30,000 in prizes, including photo equipment, dive gear, and premium dive travel packages to some of the top photo destinations in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and The Bahamas. (Indonesia trips include Ambon, Bali, Fak Fak, Komodo, Lembeh, Manado, and Raja Empat.)

Over $30,000 IN PRIZES   --  DEADLINE IS FEB. 15th, 2008.

Details, guidelines and entry forms available at: UnderwaterCompetition.com


  1. Divers
  2. Animal Portrait
  3. Animal Behavior
  4. Compact Camera
  5. Reefscapes
  6. Environment & Conservation
  7. Indonesian Residents

TEnter the competition before the deadline of FEB 15th, 2008.

The esteemed judging panel for the 2008 DEEP Indonesia competition:

Stephen Frink is the world's most frequently published underwater photographer with editorial work appearing in Scuba Diving Magazine, for whom he is Director of Photography and writes a monthly column on underwater photo trends and techniques. His work has also been published in a wide variety of general interest publications, including Natural History, Glamour, Time, Newsweek, Islands, Travel and Leisure, Esquire, Fortune, Money, and National Geographic. Frink has authored a coffee table book entitled Wonders of the Reef, and teaches a school of underwater imaging in his home waters of Key largo, Florida

Eric Cheng is an underwater photographer who has become known around the world for his expertise in underwater imaging. He has meticulously documented his travels around the world, and has been published in numerous publications, both in print and on the web. In 2003, Eric was awarded a prestigious Antibes Festival award for his work with Wetpixel.com, the Antibes underwater imaging web site of the year, and in 2005, he won a category in the prestigious Nature's Best Magazine photo competition, which has placed some of his work in the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum. Eric also leads trips and has given workshops and seminars in locations around the world. Eric owns and runs Wetpixel.com, the premiere online resource for underwater photographers. Hosting over 6,150 registered underwater photographers internationally, Wetpixel's friendly community offers breaking news, reviews, features, community forums, image galleries, photo contests, photo expeditions, and more.

David Espinosa is the Editor of Scuba Diver Australasia  (scubadiveraustralasia.com), the official publication of the PADI Diving Society in Asia Pacific. Though he prefers shooting video to still photography, he has a keen eye for what makes a great underwater photograph: With 18 years in the dive industry, he has seen thousands of spectacular underwater images, and has been a judge for numerous competitions. David has authored a guidebook to diving southeast Asia, and has published hundreds of articles on everything from destinations, equipment, and profiles on the world’s top dive celebrities and underwater photographers





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