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Tobias Friedrich Joins DPG Monthly Contest Judging Panel
By Matt J. Weiss, June 21, 2012 @ 02:43 PM (EST)

DPG is proud to announce that Tobias Friedrich will join the DPG Monthly Contest judging panel, joining Jeff De Guzman, Keri Wilk, Steve De Neef, Mark Fuller and Joe Tepper. Tobias has likely won the most DPG Monthly Contests since the series inception in August 2009.

He finished either  2nd or 3rd in the December 2009, July 2010, August 2010, April 2011 and May 2011, before finally taking home first place (as well as another 2nd place) in the August 2011 competition.

Tobias’ success extends far beyond our monthly contests. The German photographer has
 been shooting underwater with an SLR since 2007 and since then his images have been published in prestigious scuba diving magazines as Sport Diver US, Unterwasser, Tauchen and many others.  Several underwater photographic competitions, including Smithsonian’s Ocean Views, Ocean Art, Epson Red Sea, Beneath the Sea, and Celebrate the Sea also have honored his work as well.


We are proud to publish Tobias’ most recent article, a techniques piece on shooting 360 degree underwater images, in the latest issue of SDTTL, and even prouder that he has joined our judging panel!

You can check out more of his work on his website - www.BELOW-SURFACE.com

Tobias' first DPG Montlhy Contest first place shot after winning 2nd or 3rd 5 times





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