Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia
The series, organized and founded by DivePhotoGuide.com and Wetpixel , is designed for photographers of all levels, with categories ranging from novice to professional and even commercial photography. As in the past, Our World Underwater contest focuses on technical categories, while DEEP Indonesia offers themed entry categories.
The organizers, Matt Weiss and Eric Cheng, released the following statement:
“We are excited to announce the 8th-annual Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia competitions. Each year, we continue to be surprised by the quality and creativity of the photographs submitted, and we have no doubt that this year will exceed our expectations once again. It is our honor to showcase and award these talented photographers."
As in years past, the judges will consist of a panel of industry experts including professional photographers, cinematographers and magazine editors. The winners of the Our World Underwater contest will be announced and exhibited at theOur World Underwater Exhibition on 15 February. Winners of the DEEP Indonesia contest will be announced on 7 March, 2013 and displayed at the show. Additionally, our international media partners will publish the winning images, reaching an audience of millions.
We are proud to announce that 15 percent of entry proceeds will be donated to marine conservation efforts.