Wetpixel Announces Bi-Monthly Photo Contest


Wetpixel.com Announces Bi-Monthly Photo Contest with Significant Prizes

San Francisco, March 22, 2004 - Wetpixel.com, a website dedicated to the sharing of information about digital underwater photography, has announced a new bi-monthly underwater photography contest for both digital and scanned film images, which will compete o­n even footing for significant prizes donated by sponsors Aquatica, Pictopia, Ikelite, Gates Housings, Ultralight Control Systems, Marine Camera Distributors, and INON America. Contests will run every two months, and at the end of the calendar year, grand prize winners will be chosen and awarded prizes valued at more than $5,000 USD! The winners of each bi-monthly contest will be awarded smaller prizes. Entering the contest is completely free.

Winners will be chosen by a jury of acclaimed underwater photographers including Dr. Alex Mustard, Andy Sallmon, Chris Bangs, David Fleetham, Douglas David Seifert, James Watt, Stephen Frink, and members of Wetpixel staff.

The first photo contest ends o­n April 30th, and additional contests will run through the end of June, August, October, and December 2004.

Wetpixel.com also runs a "Photo of the Week" contest for amateur photographers just getting started in underwater photography. Winners are published o­n Wetpixel.com's home page and receive a $30 credit at Pictopia.com for lightjet printing or other digital photographic services.

For more information about Wetpixel's Photo Contest, visit http://www.wetpixel.com/contest/

Wetpixel.com provides news, features, reviews, and an active forum of over 2,000 digital underwater photographers. Visit Wetpixel at http://www.wetpixel.com