Forza Italia!

The results for the Unterwasser Visions photo contest in June are out, and my image entitled Forza Italia! recieved accolade from the jury and was awarded a fifth place. Grazie mille!



Posted on Jul 2, 2013

The theme for the July contest was series, and participants had to enter a composite made up of 3 or 4 images - which preferably told some sort of story.

Most of the entries were series of different animals, some of which were really good. I loved Wahrmut Sobainsky's winning series of an octopus - very nice stuff.

Forza Italia!

I tried to come up with something that would tell a different story than the classic "timeline" and put together three images that formed the Italian flag - or even the Mexican, which has been pointed out to me later:

   

From left to right: Algae from Croatia, a sand dollar from Bonaire and a cushion star from Norway.

I might a little bit bias towards Italy at the moment, since I'm leaving for a Sardinia in a couple weeks... But I think it worked pretty good, and the jury seemed to agree (translated from German):

Very nice - and funny. Putting three images together to form a flag is a splendid idea, and it is well excecuted with images that fit nicely together."

Overall results

The good result propelled me into third spot on the overall leaderboard. There are however still five months to go before the contest ends and I will have to work hard to defend this.

Team Norway did not have a strong month, and was only awarded a 6th place in the team competition - the same place which is held in the overall ranking.

Team Norway 2013 consists of Lasse Iversen, Lill Haugen, Bjørnar Nygård and myself.

Please visit the Unterwasser website to see the winning images and read more about the competition.

» Click here to read more at the Unterwasser website



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