Articles & News Tagged “Upy2021”
Wetpixel Live: Image Highlights of UPY 2021
Wetpixel Live: UPY 2021 British Winners Review
Within the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest is categories that are open for images taken within the UK and also awards for British photographers. Adam and Alex discuss the results and enthuse about the gallery as it shows how productive photography in temperate waters can be.
Results: UPY 2021
The results of the 2021 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) contest have been announced. Wetpixel extends hearty congratulations to all those among the competition’s placings. Renee Capozzola’s stunning image of sharks, birds, and the sunset from French Polynesia was awarded as the overall winner. Mark Strickland’s innovative image of a frog in a wetland close to Glasgow was declared as the British winner.
Final Call: Entries for UPY 2021
The 2021 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) Contest closes for entries on 5 January at 23:59 (GMT). There are 12 categories, accepting images that have been taken within the past 5 years. Due to the impact of COVID-19 on the global dive travel market, the contest is not awarding prizes beyond the kudos of the awarded images being judged from among the best underwater images.
Wetpixel Live: Who Will be Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021?
Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard discuss the Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest 2021, which is now open for entries. They chat about a new award for images taken “close to home” that the extension of entries to images captured up to 5 years before the deadline. Adam mentions that the Wetpixel/DPG contest series will be running in Spring/Summer 2021.