Results of Our World Underwater 2012 announced

Fire in the Water by Jeff Hartog.
Fire in the Water by Jeff Hartog.

The results of the Our World Underwater competition were announced live on stage at the Our World Underwater Show in Chicago over the weekend. The judges have had a very difficult task choosing the finalists from the over 1500 entries. Hearty congratulations to Jeff Hartog (Wetpixel member Loftus) on winning Best of Show with his stunning image Fire in the Water, and congratulations to all the other winners as well.

Full results and the winning videos are available on the UnderwaterCompetition.com site.

Wide-angle traditional winner Stingray at Sunset by Claudio Gazzaroli.

Supermacro traditional winner Brown Trout Embryo by Anders Salesjö.

Macro unrestricted winner Unwelcome Mouthguest by Ross Gudgeon.

Wide-angle unrestricted winner Lady of the Deep by Jacques de Vos.

Compact camera category winner Spacecraft turn right by Chia Chi Chang.

Novice category winner Goby in Cave by Diego Forero.

Macro traditional winner The Kill by Luc Eeckhaut.

The winning video was 1932 Revisited by Edward Snijders.

The competition is possible only with the generous support of our sponsors. Many thanks to the companies below for providing the fantastic prizes were available for this year’s contest.