Beneath the Sea 2006 invites photographers and Videographers to enter its annual Worldwide Underwater photo/video competition.
Underwater photographers will compete for the coveted David Doubilet award for excellence in underwater photography – the Grand Prize is a trip for one on either of Mike Balls’ live aboard boats: the Spoilsport sailing from Townsville, Australia across the Great Barrier Reef into the Coral Sea, or the Paradise Sport in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea.
Underwater Videographers will compete for the distinguished Stan Waterman award for excellence in underwater video – the Grand Prize is a trip for one aboard the Nai’a in the beautiful waters of Fiji.
Underwater Photographic Artists compete for the celebrated Jim Church award for excellence in underwater creative photography – this year’s Grand Prize is a trip for one aboard the M.V. Telita in dramatic Papua New Guinea.
Wherever you live in this wide world, submit your underwater photographic entry to the Beneath the Sea 2006 Worldwide Photo/Video Competition. The contest deadline is December 31st, 2005. For contest rules and entry blank visit Beneath The Sea at their Internet site: http://www.beneaththesea.org. There you may see the images of previous winners, get a set of rules and regulations, and download an application form for this year’s competition.
The winners of the Beneath the Sea 2006 Worldwide Photo/Video Competition will be announced at the Saturday Film Festival the weekend of Beneath the Sea’s Dive and Travel Exposition, March 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2006, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey. In addition to the awards that the Grand Prize winners of each category will receive, there will be prizes for all First, Second and Third place winners.
There is a contest hotline: (718) 409-0240. For more information about Beneath the Sea call 914.664.4310, e-mail info@Beneaththesea.org , or visit our web site: www.Beneaththesea.org