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Underwater Photography Contest “RSMAS Underwater Photography 2013”
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Underwater Photography Contest “RSMAS Underwater Photography 2013”

Underwater Photography Contest “RSMAS Underwater Photography 2013”

The University of Miami’s school “Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science” has been in existence for almost 65 years. Every year, RSMAS hosts an underwater photography contest for professional and non professional photographers. The inception of underwater photography is carry on since 2005. Each year, more than 400 images are included in this competition. Photographs are judged in 5 separate categories: Macro, Fish or Marine Animal Portrait, Student, Wide Angle, and Best Overall. The prize money from the competition is purely symbolic. Maximum check does not exceed $ 300. However, in addition, all winners will get the opportunity to visit the ship several beautiful places the Caribbean, where it will be possible to arrange an entire photo shoot for underwater photography. Now, we are offering the most interesting works of the competition.

1. Harbor seal by Kyle McBurnie, California
1. Harbor seal by Kyle McBurnie, California

2. An anemone shrimp in Puerto Galera, Philippines by Beth Watson, Missouri
2. An anemone shrimp in Puerto Galera, Philippines by Beth Watson, Missouri

3. An emperor shrimp by Douglas Good
3. An emperor shrimp by Douglas Good

4. A porcelain crab by Frederica Bambi
4. A porcelain crab by Frederica Bambi

5. A lionfish on the Thistlegorm wreck in the Red Sea, Egypt by Alex Tattersall
5. A lionfish on the Thistlegorm wreck in the Red Sea, Egypt by Alex Tattersall

6. Spinner dolphins by Joseph Tepper
6. Spinner dolphins by Joseph Tepper

7. Raccoon butterfly fish and angelfish by Pietro Cremone
7. Raccoon butterfly fish and angelfish by Pietro Cremone

8. A juvenile lionfish during a night dive in Roatan, Honduras by Steven Kovacs
8. A juvenile lionfish during a night dive in Roatan, Honduras by Steven Kovacs

9. The greater blue-ringed octopus by Marcello DiFrancesco
9. The greater blue-ringed octopus by Marcello DiFrancesco

10. A male Dusky Jawfish with his clutch of eggs by Judy Townsend
10. A male Dusky Jawfish with his clutch of eggs by Judy Townsend

11. Goliath grouper by Laura Rock
11. Goliath grouper by Laura Rock

12. Great hammerhead by Laura Rock
12. Great hammerhead by Laura Rock

13. Oceanic white tip shark by Austin Gallagher
13. Oceanic white tip shark by Austin Gallagher

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