The Northern California Underwater Photographic Society announces the 48th Annual International Underwater Photo & Video Competition and the Bob Commer Award of Excellence in Underwater Photography.
The competition is open to amateur photographers and videographers from around the world. Award sponsors of the SEA 2013 competition, with prizes totaling in the tens of thousands of dollars, include SCUBA ecotourism resorts, travel agencies, and luxury live-aboard dive boats, as well as SCUBA and photography equipment manufacturers. Previous competitions have brought in the finest still images and video entries from underwater photographers and videographers around the world!
The SEA 2013 competition will issue awards for the best work in still categories including Macro, Wide Angle, Underwater California, and Marine Conservation; plus Creative. There are two video categories; Classic and Video Snapshots.
The SEA 2013 competition Best of Show, in addition to a selected prize from the prize list, is awarded the prestigious Bob Commer Award of Photographic Excellence! The Bob Commer Award consists of a trophy and a check for $500.00 USD! As a very special incentive, all winning images will be showcased at the 2013 Northern California Dive and Travel Expo in Santa Clara California.
Entry is Open on March 1, 2013, and Deadline for entry is April 12, 2013.