Paddle Through Breathtaking And Prize-Winning Underwater Photos Of The 2018 Ocean Art Contest

The winner of theWide-Angle Category was François Baelen’s “Gentle Giants”, showing a Humpback whale and her calf. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

The 2018 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition announced its winners this week. The amazing pictures of beautiful sea creatures including crown fish, whales and squids are good reminders on the importance of ocean preservation. The full list of winning pictures are displayed at Underwater Photography Guide.

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Bruno Van Saen’s “Disco Nudi” won the Underwater Art Category. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

Yen-Yi Lee’s “Mangrove” won first place in the Reefscapes Category and shows soft coral growing on mangrove roots. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

Flavio Vailati’s “Inside the Eggs” won the Nudibranchs Category with a picture of a Favorinus pacificus and eggs. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

The Cold Water Category 1st place went to Greg Lecoeur’s image of a grey seal, “Grey Seal Face”. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

The winner of the Compact Macro Category was Sejung Jang’s “Hairy Shrimp”. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

Edison So’s picture of a Hairy Shrimp, titled “Hairy Flames”, garnered the Supermacro Category 1st Place. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

A picture of a Yellowtail clownfish oxygenating its eggs won the Mirrorless Behaviour Category for Fabrice Dudenhofer’s “My Babies”. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

Alvin Cheung was recognised in the Novice DSLR Category for this image of an Oceanic manta ray, “Special Encounter”. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

“Dancing Jellyfish” won Melody Chuang the Compact Wide-Angle Category prize. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

The Macro Category 1st place went to Jeff Milisen’s “Ancistrocheirus”, an image of a Sharp-eared enope squid. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

Steven Walsh’s “3 Baby Seahorses” won the Mirrorless Macro Category. Photo: Ocean Art 2018

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