2017 Annual World Ocean Day Photo Contest

Soon the results of the Fourth edition of the Annual World Ocean Day Photo Contest!
Winning images were recognized at the United Nations’ HQ in New York on Thursday, 8 of June 2017 during  the World Oceans Day 2017 event.

For the fourth year running, the United Nations organises for the World Ocean’s Day a photo contest open for all and free. Participants will be able to share the beauty and the importance of the Ocean through their photographs!

The photo competition has five thematic categories open for photographic submissions:

  1. Underwater Seascapes
  2. Underwater Life
  3. Above Water Seascapes
  4. Human Interaction: Making a Difference
  5. Youth: open category, any image of the ocean—below or above the surface (photographed by a person under 16 years of age as of 1 April 2017) 

Winning images and finalists will form part of an information exhibit in which the photos will be paired with narratives explaining the importance of the Ocean to humanity and relating humankind’s positive relationship with the Ocean.

For more information, go on Dive Photo Guide.

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