Gold medal in 4th Wetpixel competition

The results from the 4th Annual Wetpixel & DivePhotoGuide Competition has been made public at the Our World Underwater Film Festival in Chicago, and I got some very good news from the organizers.



Posted on Feb 22, 2009
My image of a crown jellyfish (Periphylla periphylla) was awarded a gold medal in the macro traditional category. In competition with close to 3.800 images from around the world, this is an achievement that makes me real proud!

» Click here to see the winning images

Judges in the competition were well-known photographers Cor Bosman, David Doubilet, David Espinosa, Dietmar Fuchs, Jason Heller, Tony Wu and Dr. Alexander Mustard.

Deep-sea jellyfish

The image was shot at 30 meters depth at night on January 31. 2008 in Lurefjorden north of Bergen, Norway on the annual Periphylla Safari at Gulen Dive Resort.

» Click here to read about the Periphylla Safari

The organizers posted a presentation video with the winning images:

If you're interested in running a story about the Periphylla jellyfish in your magazine, I have a print-ready 1.900 word story complete with high-quality images for sale. Just get in touch!

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