DivePhotoGuide.com and WetPixel.com have announced the 3rd Annual International Underwater Photo & Video Competition, offering more than $50,000 in prizes.
The underwater imaging contest is being held in connection with â€œOur World Underwater,â€ one of the largest consumer dive shows in the U.S.
The competition includes a category for images that focus on conservation and the marine environment, and one specifically for entries taken by compact digital cameras.
The prizes include premium dive travel packages to some of the top photo destinations in the world, including Socorro, Wakatobi-Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Ambon-Indonesia, the Red Sea, Grand Cayman, the Solomon Islands and Vietnam. Other prizes include housings, strobes, lighting systems, signed books and other valuable items.
Entries to the competition may be submitted until January 13, 2008. Winners will be announced at the 2008 Our World Underwater film festival in Chicago Illinois on February 15-17, 2008.