2012 SoCal Shootout - Winners Announced
Bluewater Photo recently announced the winners from its annual underwater shootout event
Bluewater Photo is proud to announce the winners of the second annual SoCal Shootout. There were many excellent entries in all categories, with photographers and videographers from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The SoCal Shootout was judged by some of the top professional underwater photographers in Southern California: Andy Sallmon (www.seait.com), Todd Winner (www.toddwinner.com), Roger Carlson, Jim Lyle, Mark Strickland (www.markstrickland.com), and Scott Gietler (www.bluewaterphotostore.com/staff).
Congratulations to all the winners for showing what Southern California diving is all about!
Best of Shootout Patrick Smith, Mola mola in the Santa Monica Bay
First Place Wide-angle, Nirupam Nigam, "Perch in Kelp Forest", Anacapa Island
First Place Macro, Brian McHugh, "Goby with Mouth Open"
First Place Behavior, Allison Vitsky, "Garibaldi guarding eggs"
First Place Portrait, Roeland Papen, "Cabezon in a window"
To see all of the winning images, please visit :
List of all the winners
4th: Ron Watkins
HM: Brent Durand
HM: Michael Zeigler
4th: David Andrew
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