The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020

Sharks in raging waves and widowed penguins who console each other-these are the subjects of amazing shots from the list of winners of 2020. Works for this competition are sent from all over the world. At the annual Ocean Photography Awards competition, images are presented that capture the wild water element in all its glory. See the best photos of the ocean that impressed the jury and the audience this year.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020The Ocean Photography Awards competition is open to amateurs and professionals who work in all genres. The best masters of ocean photography become members of the jury. Among them are such iconic photographers as Paul Nicklen, Christina Mittermeier and Sean Heinrichs.

The participants ' works are divided into six categories. Here are the most stunning images from the turbulent ocean life presented at this year's competition.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020A diver in an underwater cave at the Little River Springs spring in Mexico during a flood in a photo by Jason Gully.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Crab-eating seals on ice floes in Antarctic waters in the frame of Florian Ledoux.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Sean Scott captured two sharks in raging waves in Red Bluff, Western Australia.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Penguins walk through a blizzard near St. Andrew Bay in South Georgia. Photo by Ben Kranke.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Craig Parry: Stickfish and Humpback Whale in Tonga.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Three sea devils during mating games in the Philippines in a photo by Duncan Murray.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Two widowed penguins comfort each other in Melbourne. The touching moment was captured by photographer Tobias Baumgertner.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Freediver explores caves in Tonga. The author of the photo is Karim Ilya.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020A plastic bottle among the nests of emperor penguins in Argentina in the frame of Andrea Benvenuti.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Henley Spears: Octopus in the Night Ocean, Anilao, Philippines.

The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020A big-eared sea lion seal looks intently into the camera of Celia Kuzhala on Hornby Island in British Columbia.

Meanwhile, the International Photography Awards (The International Photography Awards) held an annual competition for professional photographers, amateur photographers and students studying the art of photography. Here are 30 incredible pictures from the winners of the contest.

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