ADEX 2016
ADEX 2016

The annual ADEX Voice of the Ocean Photo/Video/Art Competition celebrates visual representations of the ocean and its many creatures. The best works by underwater photographers and videographers are presented and judged live by a celebrated panel of distinguished experts.

Thank you to all who have submitted their amazing photos and videos and good luck for the competition!

To those who haven't got a chance to participate in this year's competition, do look out this space for ADEX Voice of the Ocean competition 2017!


Winners

Best of Show & Photo of the Year - Eduardo Acevedo (Spain)  PhotoWinner lowres


Artwork of the Year (Seahorses) - Abimael Marquez (Puerto Rico) ArtworkWinner lowres


Macro Photo of the Year (Seahorses) - Louisa Lam (Canada)  MacroPhotoWinner lowres
The original photograph selected for Macro Photo of the Year (Seahorses) was unfortunately disqualified as our Rules and Regulations of the competition – Rule number six states that "Images/videos/art works that have won or placed in photo contests announced before 28 February 2016 may not be submitted"(screenshot below). This selected image was previously runner-up.

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Compact Camera Photo of the Year - Lynn Wu (Taiwan)
 CompactCameraPhotoWinner lowres


Underwater Fashion Photo of the Year - Andrew Lau (Hong Kong)  UnderwaterFashionPhotoWinner lowres


Video of the Year - Evan Sherman (USA)

 
For the full list of finalists, please visit http://www.uw360.asia/adex-2016-voice-of-the-ocean-winners-and-finalists/


Judges

1. Alex Mustard (UK) - Head Judge
2. Iyad Suleyman (Ukraine)
3. Kurt Amsler (Switzerland) - Guest Judge
4. Lynn Funkhouser (USA)
5. Matthew Smith (Australia)
6. Pasquale Vassallo (Italy)
7. Rico Besserdich (Turkey)
8. Shawn Heinrichs (USA)
9. Tim Ho (Malaysia)

The live judging was held on April 17 2016, 3pm during the event.


Categories and Prizes


We want to see what you’ve managed to capture at the right moment underwater. We’ll be judging shots in all aspects, from the technical (lighting, exposure) to the situation itself (subject rarity, difficulty level).

Prizes

1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu

cosmiq front
2. Canon EOS 7D Mark II Kit (EF-S18-135mm f3.5-5.6 IS STM)
Canon7DMK2
3. 7D/6N on MV Discovery Palawan for ONE person/Twinshare in Standard Room - Batangas-Apo-Coron-Batangas  

MVDiscoveryPalawan

4. SEACAM Seaflash 150D

Seacam Seaflash 150D

5. Nauticam Wet Wide Lens - WWL-1


NauticamWetWideLens

6. INON Z-240 Strobe


Z 240 Type4

7. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced)

8. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy
9. Invitation to present your work at ADEX 2017


ADEX2017



Been documenting your dives on video for the longest time? Then give this a shot and send us your best work.

Prizes


1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu
cosmiq front
2. Canon EOS 70D Kit (EF-S18-135mm IS STM)
Canon70D
3. 7D/6N on MV Discovery Palawan for ONE person/ Twinshare in Standard Room Tubattaha

MVDiscoveryPalawan

4. (2) x Nauticam Fisheye FIX Neo DX 800 Lumen Underwater Video Light
NauticamFIXNeoDX800 
5. INON GoPro Semi-fisheye lens and lens mount


SD FrontMask UFLG140SD
6. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced)
7. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy
8. Invitation to present your work at ADEX 2017


ADEX2017



Prizes

1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu
cosmiq front
2. Canon EOS 700D Kit (EF S18-55 IS STM)
Canon700D
3. Nauticam Super Macro Converter 

Nauticam Macro Converter
4. INON LF800-N (Snoot light) 
LF800 N
5. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced)
6. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy



Prizes

 1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu
cosmiq front
2. Canon PowerShot G3 X
CanonG3X
3. Nauticam Compact Macro Converter

NauticamCompactMacro

4. INON UCL-100 (Macro Lens)

UCL 100M67

5. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced) 
6. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy



Prizes

1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu
cosmiq front
2. Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II + PowerShot Waterproof case WP-DC53

CanonG1XMarkII CanonWPCase

3. Nauticam NA-RX100III Underwater Housing
nau rx100iii front
4. INON LF2700-W (Video Light) 
LF2700 W

5. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced)
6. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy

We’re looking for amazing illustration/artwork of seahorses (NOT photography).

Prizes


1. COSMIQ Dive Computer by Deepblu
cosmiq front
2. 7SEAS Dive Gili, Lombok Indonesia / 4D3N dive and accommodation package for ONE pax
7SEAS Cottages
3. DIWA Underwater Photography Specialty Course Books (Basic & Advanced)
4. Trophy by DIWA


Seahorse Trophy