Day 4 - Competition Day
Today was day 4 of the competition and competition day of the fish and invertebrates category.
Voting for the Fish and Invertebrates category opens at 10pm CSET. Thank you for voting for your favorite image!
The contest day for the Fish and Invertebrates round at Gulen Dive Resort dawned grey and rainy. The team was not deterred and set off to capture images.
It is amazing how hard they are working to get their images, doing multiple dives in cold water, dressed in drysuits, thick gloves and laden down with heavy gear.
There was a certain amount of equipment modification, with last contest’s “super tube” being resurrected for the day.
Conditions on the surface and underwater have forced a very creative approach, with team captain Keri Wilk planning and coordinating shots and advising on how to set them up. Once they are planned the team has gone out and created imagery.
One feature of diving at Gulen is Eric the wolfish (Anarhichas lupus). True to form, he came out and offered lots of photographic opportunities.
The continuous diving and shooting gets very tiring:
Round 2 of the contest went live for voting at 10pm CEST. It is an amazing body of stunning images. Voting closes at 10pm CEST on 20 June, so please head on over to the contest site, check out the gallery and chose your favorite one!
Day 1 - Nudibranch Practice Day
Day 2 - Competition Day
Day 3 - Fish and Inverterbrate Practica Day
Day 4 - Fish and Invertebrate Competition Day
Day 5 - Wide angle practice day
Day 6 - Wide angle competition day