NAME : DAMIR ZURUB
COUNTRY : CROATIA
TITLE: DISCO SEA HORSE
This Seahorse photography is taken in Vrsar (Croatia) in front of the house reef of diving center “Ugor”. On this house reef live 2 species of seahorse. The photography is taken with a background “bokeh” effect on a depth of 8 meter.
WIDE ANGLE CATEGORY
NAME: Marchione Giacomo
TITLE: The spaceship
From the deep blue emerges a great whale shark, completely enveloped by hesitations, it slowly moves in search of plankton. Its majesty and its charm are unique thanks, too, to the traveling companions who follow it.
NAME: ADRIANO MORETTIN
Title: “Kissed by the sun”
The seahorse Hyppocampus guttulatus photographed with the snoot applied on flash and the technique of double exposure.
Title: “Towards the castle”
This shot depicts the jellyfish Rhyzostoma pulmo under the Miramare Castle in the Marine Protected Area of Miramare and was taken with the special fisheye lens 8-15 mm. Nikon used at 8 mm.
Title: “John Dory’s sun”
This juvenile John Dory (Zeus faber) was very small, only three centimeters long, so I could photograph it with the snoot applied on flash and the technique of double exposure.
Title: “In motion”
The seahorse Hyppocampus guttulatus photographed with the snoot applied on flash and the technique of panning.
NAME: TRACEY JENNINGS
TITLE: Not another Sunset
Arborek Jetty, Raja Ampat, Indonesia. I spent 6 hours under the jetty from lunchtime to sunset.
TITLE: Living Wall
Sardines, Moalboal, Philippines. In the shallows of Moalboal, Philippines a living wall of sardines can be found.
A snake eel in Seraya Secrets Bali, Indonesia. I used a Retra LSD to highlight the face of the snake eel.
TITLE: Nemo in orange
Anemone Fish, Dumaguette, Philippines. I used a junk-shop filter to create the motion effect.
NAME: FAN PING
TITLE: FIND YOURSELF
Life is a journey, embrace the ocean in the beautiful Saipan with Chinese freediver Jessea Lu.
NAME: TOM VIERUS
TITLE: Fiji’s Sharks – Diving the Shark Reef Marine Reserve
Up to eight species of sharks can be observed in Fiji’s Shark Reef Marine Reserve, though the dive is most famous for its bull sharks. Shark populations are declining around the world and sustainable, safe and science supporting sharkdiving can be a valuable tool in shark conservation and public awareness.
BEST OF SHOW
NAME: Norhayati Ahmad
TITLE: Mangrove Raja Ampat
CAPTION: Mangroves hold a certain fascination for most of us, for the rich bounty in the form of timber, fish, shellfish, and seafood. At Raja Ampat, much pleasure is derived by the tranquility, abundance and the beauty of the mangrove habitat, that seems to come out as alive and exciting.