The results of the 2013 Beneath the Sea (BTS) imaging contest have been announced. The three major awards were awarded as follows: The David Doubilet Award for Excellence in Underwater Photography to Peter G Allinson for his hunting sailfish image, the Jim Church Award for Excellence in Underwater Creative Imaging to Filip Staes for his creation of a winged model underwater and the Stan Waterman Award for Excellence in Underwater Videography to Erick Higuera for his film entitled Baja.
Congratulations to all the winners, so many are active members of the Wetpixel community that it feels like a real celebration! The full results of the contest and the winning images are posted on the BTS website and will be available to view on March 22, 23, and 24, 2013 at The Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, New Jersey.
Beneath The Sea is pleased to announce and congratulate the winners of The BTS 2013 International Imaging Competition.
The top winners are:
The David Doubilet Award for Excellence in Underwater Photography:
Peter G. Allinson (Kingsville, Maryland).
The Jim Church Award for Excellence in Underwater Creative Imaging.
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Filip Staes (Mechelen, Belgium).
The Stan Waterman Award for Excellence in Underwater Videography.
Erick Higuera (La Paz, BCS Mexico).
These and the other winning images can be seen at the Beneath The Sea Film Festival on March 23 and are posted on the Beneath The Sea website
Beneath The Sea is a federally tax-exempt (501(c)(3)) organisation incorporated as not-for-profit in the State of New York and all proceeds from the Imaging Competition go to further BTS’s goals to (1) provide continuing education to the recreational diver community, (2) educate the public in the benefits of protecting the ocean environment and (3) support ocean and environment related projects and charities. A special thanks to our 2013 contributors who are listed here.
The 37th Annual Beneath The Sea Dive Exposition will take place March 22, 23, and 24, 2013 at The Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus, New Jersey – 10 minutes from Manhattan. Further information can be found on Beneath The Sea’s internet website.