SoCal Shootout 2017 Winners Announced

Winning images from the SoCal Shootout 2017 sponsored by Bluewater Photo & Travel
By Matthew Sullivan

Congrats to the winners of the 7th annual SoCal Shootout!

Winning images were taken all over Southern California, from the Northern Channel Islands all the way down to San Diego, and everywhere in between.

Over $20,000 worth of prizes were awarded! These included prizes from platinum sponsors:  Quino el GuardianAquaticaAiyanar Beach & Dive ResortsKraken SportsBluewater Travel

For the full list of winners and to see all of the winning images & videos, please check out the results page on Bluewater Photo


SoCal Shootout 2017 winning photos

This amazing uncropped photo of a Blue-banded Goby was taken with a wet diopter and Nikon 105mm macro lens. Stay tuned for a complete "story of the shot" going up on the UWPG site later today!



1st Place, Edited Video Category



View All Winning Photos & Video Here

The 8th Annual SoCal Shootout is September 14-16th, 2018!!



Matthew Sullivan is an underwater and conservation photographer based out of Los Angeles, CA. For more of his pictures follow him on Instagram.


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