A Pixel is Worth a Thousand Words
University of Miami Rosenstiel School Hosts Annual Underwater Photography Contest
The University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is now accepting entries for its annual underwater photography contest with a deadline of March 31, 2008. Entry forms are available on the university website.
The contest is divided into three categories:
1) Fish or marine animal portrait
3) Wide angle photography
The School will also recognize the best UM student submission and Best Overall submission. Top prize is a trip on Blackbeard's Cruises, departing from Freeport, Bahamas and $300 cash. The top student entry will win $150. Additionally, the contest will recognize 1st, 2nd and 3rd place submissions for each category with monetary awards. (Trip prizes do not include gratuities, port taxes, Bahamas Underwater National Park Fees, gear rental, etc., and are subject to availability.)
The Rosenstiel School Underwater Photography Contest is open to all amateur photographers who earn no more than 20 percent of their income from their photography. Eligible photos must not have been published or accepted for publication and must be the original work of the submitter. No pool or aquarium shots will be accepted.
A team of professional photographers and marine scientists will judge the entries, and winners will be announced during Rosenstiel School's Sea Secrets Lecture Series event on Wednesday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at the Rosenstiel School, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Virginia Key, FL.
For more information about the photography contest rules, please refer to the contest website.