Beneath The Sea again

By Guido Trombetta on 2:10 PM ,
In this old post I showed you some pictures from the 2007 and 2006 editions of the "Beneath The Sea" Amateur Underwater Photography contest. It's time to show some shots from 2008 and 2009 editions.

2008


DAVID DOUBILET AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY


The Mystical Waters of Mexico


Mark Melnick, West Hartford, Connecticut


GENERAL

FIRST: Thought

Csaba Tokolyi, Budapest, Hungary


NOVICE/POINT & SHOOT - HONORABLE MENTION

Tubed

Bill Goodwin, Birmingham, Alabama


MACRO/CLOSE-UP - HONORABLE MENTIONS

Carousel

Marchione Giacomo, La Loggia, Italy


MACRO/CLOSE-UP - HONORABLE MENTIONS

The Kiss

Claudio Stoppato, Ortona, Italy


MACRO/CLOSE-UP

THIRD: Anemone Boudoir

Erin Quigley, Los Angeles, California


MACRO/CLOSE-UP

SECOND: Happy Fish

Steven Kovacs, Boynton Beach, Florida


MARINE LIFE - HONORABLE MENTIONS

Tigershark Taking Pictures

Karin Brussaard, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


GENERAL

SECOND: Mangrove Soft Coral

Ron Lagerlof, Los Angeles, California


CONSERVATION

SECOND: One Man’s Trash!

FLETCHER M FORBES, Islamorada, Florida


CONSERVATION

FIRST: Hook, Line and Sinker

Sumer Verma, Mumbai, India


UNDERWATER BEHAVIOR

FIRST: Jawfish with Eggs

KERI WILK, Ontario, Canada



2009


GENERAL

THIRD: Trio and Wreck

Dany Weinberg, Israel


MARINE LIFE

SECOND: Fish Ball

Burak Dedeler. Istanbul Turkey




GENERAL

SECOND: Wreck of The Giannis D

Jim Garland, Merseyside UK


DAVID DOUBILET AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY

Leafy Sea Dragon

Cal Mero, Victoria, Australia


GENERAL

FIRST: Sea Cucumber and the Anemone

George Vincent, Lewisville TX


MARINE LIFE

FIRST: Lemon Snap

Pedro A Vieyra,, London, United Kingdom


MACRO/CLOSE-UP

SECOND: Emperor Shrimp on Spanish Dancer

Goos van der Heide, GRONINGEN The Netherlands


UNDERWATER BEHAVIOR

SECOND: Velociraptor

Marco Caqraceni, MIGLIANICO ITALY


CONSERVATION

HONORABLE MENTION: What we do

Umeed Mistry, Bangalore, India


NOVICE/POINT & SHOOT

HONORABLE MENTION: Dolphins and
snorkeler

Yan Ottesen, Rennaz Switzerland


CREATIVE

JIM CHURCH AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN UNDERWATER CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY

Rajan at South Button

Umeed Mistry, Bangalore, India


CONSERVATION

HONORABLE MENTION: Sad Encounter

Csaba Tokolyi, Budapest Hungary


UNDERWATER BEHAVIOR

FIRST: Free Ride

Rand McMeins, Lynnwood, Washington


UNDERWATER BEHAVIOR

THIRD: Whale shark & sardines

Matthew D. Potenski, Sayreville NJ


MACRO/CLOSE-UP

FIRST: Pygmy Deluxe

Kim Yusuf, Munich, Germany


Beneath the Sea 2009 will show at Meadowlands Exposition Center since March 27th to March 29th, 2009.