[Coral-List] University of Miami Underwater Photo Contest

MPS RSMAS mps.rsmas at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 13:48:48 EDT 2018

Please see the new link:

Contest form here: https://umiami.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eb8htjdhbDcRD2l

The University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric
Science is now accepting entries for its annual Underwater Photography
Contest. Since its inception in 2005, the contest has drawn several
thousand entrants from across the globe and a collection of beautiful
images. The deadline for submitting photos is 12p.m., U.S. Eastern Time on
Monday, April 15, 2018.

Judged by a panel of professional photographers and marine scientists,
photographs are divided into five separate categories:

   - Fish or Marine Animal Portrait
   - Macro
   - Wide Angle
   - UM Student (can only be submitted by a University of Miami student)
   - Best overall

The competition is generously supported by Bill Gallwey. The top prize is a
trip on Blackbeard’s Cruises
departing from Nassau to the Exuma Cays, Bahamas (trip prizes do not
include airfare, gratuities, port taxes, Bahamas Underwater National Park
fees, gear rental, etc., and are subject to availability). There will also
be monetary awards for those finishing in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of
the categories.

The Underwater Photography Contest is open to all amateur photographers who
earn no more than 20 percent of their income from 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

The winners will be announced this year at the Rosenstiel School’s popular *Sea
Secrets* Lecture Series on May 15, 2018.

*About the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School*
*The University of Miami is the largest private research institution in the
southeastern United States. The University’s mission is to provide quality
education, attract and retain outstanding students, support the faculty and
their research, and build an endowment for University initiatives. Founded
in the 1940’s, the Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science has
grown into one of the world’s premier marine and atmospheric research
institutions. Offering dynamic interdisciplinary academics, the Rosenstiel
School is dedicated to helping communities to better understand the planet,
participating in the establishment of environmental policies, and aiding in
the improvement of society and quality of life. For more information,
please visit **www.rsmas.miami.edu* <http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/>*.*


Josh Coco, Ed. D.

Executive Director, RSMAS

Tel: (305) 421.4002

Fax: (305) 421.4711

Direct: jcoco at rsmas.miami.edu <%20jcoco at rsmas.miami.edu>

University of Miami

RSMAS Campus – 105C

4600 Rickenbacker Causeway

Miami, FL 33149-1031

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