Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Luc Rooman Takes Top Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest Honors


The winners of the annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition have been announced, with Luc Rooman taking “Best of Show” with his image of a pair of freshwater Pike locked in a ferocious battle.

Organized by the Underwater Photography Guide, the 10th annual competition brought out the best from underwater shutterbugs despite the ongoing challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ocean Art 2021 judges included prestigious underwater photographers Tony Wu, Mark Strickland and Marty Snyderman.

Over US$35,000 (~€30,678) in prizes have been awarded, making the Ocean Art prize value among the highest in the world.

Winning photos can be seen at uwphotographyguide.com.

(Featured Image credit: Luc Rooman)

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John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.