DPG/Wetpixel Masters 2022 Competitors Winners Introduced

DPG and Wetpixel are proud to announce the winners of the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2022. Our esteemed panel of judges—Erin Quigley, Kurt Amsler, Marty Snyderman, Renee Capozzola, Tom St George, and William Tan—pored over a whole bunch of entries submitted by shooters from all over the world.

Extremely, for the second yr in a row, it was Martin Broen who took the “Better of Present” prize for a spectacular seize of a Mexican cenote. The picture, which received Gold within the Black & White class, as soon as once more earns Martin the highest money prize of $1,000. Martin additionally bagged an Honorable Point out within the Conventional class for one more otherworldly shot from the Yucatán Peninsula. Congratulations, Martin!

We’d additionally wish to congratulate the first place winners within the different classes: Renata Romeo (Conventional), Nicolas Remy (Macro), Raffaele Livornese (Large Angle), JillAnne Ward McCarty (Over-Beneath), and Alex del Olmo (Brief Movie). Effectively achieved to all of the winners and runners-up, and thanks to everybody who participated. We’d particularly wish to thank our gifted judges for all their onerous work and our wonderful sponsors for his or her unbelievable generosity.

See beneath for the total set of successful photos and movies or try UnderwaterCompetition.com.





Black and White


Better of Present: Black and White – Gold – “Large Cave Chamber” by Martin Broen (USA)


Black and White – Silver – “The Subsequent Era” by Sage Ono (USA)


Black and White – Bronze – “Chandelier at Night time” by Wen Chou Wu (Taiwan)


Black and White – Honorable Point out – “Circle of Gentle” by Gianni Pecchiar (Italy)


Black and White – Honorable Point out – “Cenote Xulu” by Herbert Meyrl (Germany)




Macro – Gold – “Dragon in a Dream” by Nicolas Remy (Australia)


Macro – Silver – “Little Magnificence” by Enrico Somogyi (Germany)


Macro – Bronze – “New Life” by Alessandro Giannaccini (Italy)


Macro – Honorable Point out – “Yellow Gobies with Inexperienced Mini Goby within the Shell” by Adriano Morettin (Italy)


Macro – Honorable Point out – “The Design of Nature” by Suzan Meldonian (USA)




Over-Beneath – Gold – “Stingray at Daybreak” by JillAnne Ward McCarty (USA)


Over-Beneath – Silver – “Sharks and Birds” by Borut Furlan (Slovenia)


Over-Beneath – Bronze – “Compass Jellyfish at Dawn” by Martin Stevens (UK)


Over-Beneath – Honorable Point out – “Toads” by Claudio Zori (Italy)


Over-Beneath – Honorable Point out – “Sundown Over the Reef” by Nathalie Rodrigues (France)




Conventional – Gold – “Lion Rays” by Renata Romeo (Italy)


Conventional – Silver – “Leafy Seadragon within the Solar” by Nicolas Remy (Australia)


Conventional – Bronze – “Salmon 1” by Yung-Sen Wu (Taiwan)


Conventional – Honorable Point out – “Mobula Dance” by Vanessa Mignon (France)


Conventional – Honorable Point out – “Tannic Glow” by Martin Broen (USA)


Large Angle


Large Angle – Gold – “Godiva within the Sunshine” by Raffaele Livornese (Italy)


Large Angle – Silver – “Face to Face within the Darkish” by Taner Atilgan (Turkey)


Large Angle – Bronze – “Face to Face” by Mirko Zanni (Switzerland)


Large Angle – Honorable Point out – “Automotive Wash Cavern with Tannic Water” by Fan Ping (China)


Large Angle – Honorable Point out – “Frog Spawn” by Takasu Naohiro (Japan)


Brief Movie


Video – Gold – “Out of the Black and into the Blue: Banda Sea” by Alex del Olmo (Spain)


Video – Silver – “Coldwater Range” by Mattias Granberg (Sweden)


Video – Bronze – “Out of the Black and into the Blue: Triton Bay” by Alex del Olmo (Spain)


Video – Honorable Point out – “What Have We Carried out?” by Tobias Dahlin (Sweden)


Video – Honorable Point out – “Sharkydelity” by Alfred Schaschl (Austria)