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Photography at OZTek

POSTED 13 JUL

Photography at OZTek

Photography at OZTek

The OZTek2019 Underwater Photographic Competition underwent a significant re-vamp and became a primarily OCEANIA competition - with only one category open to international photographers. The aim was to provide a showcase for, and to encourage Australian and New Zealand photographers - I’m thrilled to report we had our highest entries ever with LOTS of new names, especially those entering a photographic competition for the first time. Very exciting.

Winners were announced in the Scubapix Imaging Centre at OZTek and are now on the website. Congratulations to all entries, and, of course, the winners - some beautiful images. See them here.
The Nikon Dive Shot of the Year had its debut in conjunction with the Nikon Surf Shot of the Year and as always, created huge interest. Congratulations to all the winners.

We do attempt to hold the Nikon Dive Shot of the Year annually, where possible, with continued support from Nikon Australia. Many thanks too to Scubapix for their sponsorship, these things don’t happen without additional support and it is much appreciated. This competition was disrupted by COVID, like so much else but watch out for upcoming details now we have a new confirmed event date.

The last competition was judged by a panel of experienced judges & photographers: Jayne Jenkins, Matty Smith, Chris Dalton and myself. Thank you everyone for your hard work.

OZTek 2019 Photo Competition Winners

Underwater Imagery Competition Winners 2019

The winning images can be seen online at: https://ozdive.net.au/Photography

Cave:

1st: Jonathon Di Cecco
2nd: Jonathon Di Cecco
3rd: Alison Perkins

Prize:

Scubapro G2 Computer, courtesy Scubapro.
Scubapro cabin bag, courtesy Scubapro
OZTek2019 commemorative T-shirt

Macro:

1st: Crispin Middleton
2nd: Peter McGee
3rd: Emma Lundgren

Prize:

Sea&Sea YS-D2 TTL Strobe, courtesy Sea&Sea
Sea&Sea Buoyancy arm & hardware case
OZTek2019 commemorative T-shirt

Marine Life:

1st: Crispin Middleton
2nd: Emma Holman
3rd: Jenny Ough

Prize:

Rodney Fox Great White Dive Expedition trip,
DAN World Membership inc. insurance
OZTek2019 commemorative T-shirt

Marine Life with Diver:

1st: Diana Fernie
2nd: Lena Remy
3rd: Matt Testoni

Prize:

Solomons Master Liveaboard trip,
DAN World Membership inc. insurance
OZTek2019 commemorative T-shirt

Wreck:

1st: Eduardo Arribada
2nd: Vanessa Torres Macho
3rd: Kerrie Burow

Prize:

Truk Lagoon trip
Set of Rod Macdonald wreck books
OZTek2019 commemorative T-shirt

Nikon Dive Shot
of the Year:

1st: Emma Holman
2nd: Crispin Middleton
3rd: Michael AW


Prize:

Nikon D850 & 60 mm lens
Nikon Coolpix W300
Nikon Dry Bag

Note: See all the competition entries here

 

 

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