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OG Pictures of the Year Competition 2022: Calling for Entries
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, January 24, 2022 @ 06:00 AM (EST)

Ocean Geographic is now calling for entries to this year’s edition of OG Pictures of the Year Competition (PICOTY). As usual, there are awesome trips, gear and cash prizes up for grabs, and a prestigious judging panel that includes David Doubilet, Stephen Frink, Sylvia Earle, Doug Perrine, Pascal Lecocq and Valerie Taylor.

The contest, which is in its 10th year, invites contributions to 17 categories: Animal Portraits, Fish Behaviour, Animal Behaviour, Black & White Print, Colour Prints, Coral Reefs of the World, Creative Vision, Small Exotic Animals, Human & Ocean, Open Water (Pelagic Zone), Black & Blue Water Exploration, Emerging Photographer of the Year, Music & Pictures, OG Master Portfolio, Emerging Ocean Geographic Photo-Journalist, Conservation Picture of the Year, and Vision of the Sea Movie.

Entry costs $50, which allows you to submit up to 20 images, but you can take advantage of the Early Bird Special and enter an extra 10 images for free if you register by January 31st. Find out more on the Ocean Geographic Society website. The competition is open for submissions until February 28th, 2022.


Shouting out for your pictures to help inspire greater love for our Ocean

The OG Pictures of the Year competition is now open for entry.

Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Special to enter this year’s OG PICOTY photo and video competition.

Register by 31st Jan 2022 and you will get the Early Bird Special to enter 10 extra images free of charge! 17 categories including categories for Emerging Photographers, aspiring Photo Journalists and a brand new category for Coral Reefs of the World.

Win dive trips, liveaboard expeditions, trip vouchers, equipment and cash prizes.

Be judged and awarded by some of the icons of the underwater world. Luminaries such as David Doubilet, Stephen Frink, Sylvia Earle, Doug Perrine, Pascal Lecocq and Valerie Taylor will be not only be viewing and judging your images but will be awarding the best in each category with awards named in their honour.

To find out more or check out the awards, categories and competition info go to https://ogpicoty.ogsociety.org/

Register to enter now before 31st Jan 2022 and you can send in up to 30 images for judging instead of only 20. Once registered you can take time to prepare your submission because you have until 28 Feb 2022 to upload your entries.

If you are ready to register to enter you can register here.

We look forward to seeing your images again in this year’s competition.

The Ocean Geographic Pictures of the Year Competition team



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