Winning underwater photography of the year

Organizers of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest shared some winning entries with The Atlantic’s In Focus feature.

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Davide Lopresti’s photograph of a seahorse was the overall winner.  It was taken off Trieste, Italy, in a part of the Mediterranean set aside for the restocking of this endangered species.

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Dan Bolt took this picture of an egg case, or “mermaid’s purse,” of the spotted catshark off Thurlestone, Devon, in the United Kingdom.

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Thomas Heckman took this picture of an underwater wreck off the island of Curacao in the Caribbean.

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Click on 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year for a gallery of 27 astonishing underwater photographs.  They’re all beautiful.

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One Response to “Winning underwater photography of the year”

  1. Lisa the Infidel Says:

    I prefer Heckman’s photo!

    Like

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