The British Society of Underwater Photographers has unveiled the winners of its annual BSoUP / DIVER Annual Print Competition
The British Society of Underwater Photographers has unveiled the winners of its annual BSoUP / DIVER Annual Print Competition – celebrating the best in underwater photography.
11 category winners were decided by a public vote that ran throughout the show, while the overall winner was chosen by an independent panel of judges.
This year, more than a thousand visitors completed voting slips and 4,046 valid votes were counted.
British photographer Terry Steeley’s was the overall winner of the competition with his picture, Taj Mahal Cenote and diver.
Fellow British photographer Kirsty Andrews was highly commended for her photograph, Fireworks anemone, which also won her the British and Irish category.
Nick More’s photograph of a blue shark was also highly commended by the judges.
Elaine White’s landrover picture was the third of the highly commended photographs.
“The balance, composition and lighting were first class with the print quality adding to the overall impression.”
Judge Steve Jones said: “One of the key observations from judging this year’s print competition was the high quality of entries in the non-advanced categories – this bodes very well for up and coming talent.
Nick Blake was awarded Advanced British and Irish winner for his photography, Jellyfish and sunburst.