The beauty and power of the ocean in the photos of the winners of the Ocean Photography Awards 2020Pictolic
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 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.
A diver in an underwater cave at the Little River Springs spring in Mexico during a flood in a photo by Jason Gully.
Crab-eating seals on ice floes in Antarctic waters in the frame of Florian Ledoux.
Sean Scott captured two sharks in raging waves in Red Bluff, Western Australia.
Penguins walk through a blizzard near St. Andrew Bay in South Georgia. Photo by Ben Kranke.
Craig Parry: Stickfish and Humpback Whale in Tonga.
Three sea devils during mating games in the Philippines in a photo by Duncan Murray.
Two widowed penguins comfort each other in Melbourne. The touching moment was captured by photographer Tobias Baumgertner.
Freediver explores caves in Tonga. The author of the photo is Karim Ilya.
A plastic bottle among the nests of emperor penguins in Argentina in the frame of Andrea Benvenuti.
Henley Spears: Octopus in the Night Ocean, Anilao, Philippines.
A 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.