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 12 months 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 (Broad Angle), JillAnne Ward McCarty (Over-Underneath), and Alex del Olmo (Quick Movie). Effectively achieved to all of the winners and runners-up, and thanks to everybody who participated. We’d particularly wish to thank our proficient judges for all their arduous work and our superb sponsors for his or her unbelievable generosity.

See beneath for the complete set of successful photographs and movies or try UnderwaterCompetition.com.





Black and White


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


Black and White – Silver – “The Subsequent Technology” 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-Underneath – Gold – “Stingray at Daybreak” by JillAnne Ward McCarty (USA)


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


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


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


Over-Underneath – 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)


Broad Angle


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


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


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


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


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


Quick 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 Finished?” by Tobias Dahlin (Sweden)


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