Spectacular Winning Photos From The 2023 Ocean Art Photography Contest – Design You Trust

Spectacular Winning Photos From The 2023 Ocean Art Photography Contest

Best in Show: “Aquatic Primate” by Suliman Alatiqi
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The 12th annual Ocean Art competition, hosted by The Underwater Photography Guide, showcases top underwater photography from over 90 countries. Ocean Art 2023 reflects the ongoing advancement of photographic art and technology.

Suliman Alatiqi’s photo of a crab-eating macaque in Thailand’s Phi Phi Islands, resulting from two weeks of observation, won “the world’s best underwater image.” The contest awarded prizes worth over $120,000 and highlights exceptional underwater photographers. Visit the competition’s website for more information.

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Wide-Angle – 1st Place: “Bunk Buddies” by Suliman Alatiqi
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Wide-Angle – 2nd Place: “Spinner Stampede” by Ines Goovaerts
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Wide-Angle – 3rd Place: “In Our Shadow” by Bryant Turffs
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Wide-Angle – 4th Place: “Face to Face” by Giancarlo Mazarese
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Macro – 1st Place: “Cavalluccio” by Alberto Casati
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Macro – 2nd Place: “Pygmy Poser” by Byron Conroy
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Macro – 3rd Place: “Clownfish and Its Baby” by Dennis Corpuz
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Macro – 4th Place: “Eye” by Lilian Koh
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Marine Life Behavior – 1st Place: “The Birthday” by Kenji Sato
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Marine Life Behavior – 2nd Place: “Mother’s Day” by Josh Raia
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Marine Life Behavior – 3rd Place: “Rough Love” by Kat Zhou
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Marine Life Behavior – 4th Place: “Pearl Necklace” by Johan Sundelin
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Portrait – 2nd Place: “Octopus Macropus, Polpessa” by Alessandro Raho
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Portrait – 3rd Place: “Fresh Start” by Jules Casey
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Portrait – 4th Place: “Everything is A-OK” by Gabriel Jensen
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Coldwater – 1st Place: “Lunch Time” by Alessandro Giannaccini
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Coldwater – 2nd Place: “Pup Playtime” by Celia Kujala
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Coldwater – 3rd Place: “Group Hug” by Johan Sundelin
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Coldwater – Honorable Mention: “Carp Love” by Ferenc Lorincz
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Nudibranchs – 1st Place: “After the Wedding” by Peter Pogany
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Nudibranchs – 2nd Place: “Cutie Guardian” by Yen-Po Huang
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Blackwater – 1st Place: “Squid Hunting” by Keigo Kawamura
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Blackwater – 2nd Place: “Mirror” by Peter Pogany
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Blackwater – 3rd Place: “Snowy Night” by Jialing Cai
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Black & White – 1st Place: “Sealion Playing in Sardine Ball” by Joergen Rasmussen
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Black & White – 2nd Place: “Afternoon Acrobatics” by Jon Anderson
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Black & White – 3rd Place: “Dress for the sea” by Serge Melesan
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Compact Behavior – 1st Place: “Stay-at-home Mom” by Derek Singer
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Compact Behavior – 3rd Place: “Kiss me” by Andrea Michelutti
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