What if you spent every day looking for One Beautiful Thing?

Ocean as Art


Photo: Todd Winner

Hello, lovelies. I’ve got too much going on, so Etsomnia™ is taking the week off.

I found today’s stunningly-beautiful things on Andrea Huelsenbeck’s Friday internet roundup, Creative Juice. Go check her out!

These are the fascinating, intriguing, amazing underwater photos submitted for the 2019 Ocean Art Photography Contest. How did I not know this was a thing? The contest breaks up photos into 17 categories, some very specific (i.e. Nudibranchs, and some more general (Wide-Angle). The Underwater Photography Guide website received thousands of entries from nearly 80 countries. Judges included world-famous underwater photographers Tony Wu, Martin Edge, and Marty Snyderman, along with Underwater Photography Guide publisher Scott Gietler. The winners received prize money totaling more than $85K, making this contest one of the highest awards in the world.

In addition to the contest photos, I’ve also included some magnificent pictures from the Underwater Photography Guide.

You can see all the winners on the Ocean Art Photography Contest website, and you can follow the Underwater Photography Guide on their website and on Instagram and Facebook.

Author: Donna from MyOBT

I have committed to spending part of every day looking for at least one beautiful thing, and sharing what I find with you lovelies!

15 thoughts on “Ocean as Art

  1. Deep in the ocean there are some very intersting animals. Love all of them today . Again, started today with a smile – Hal

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  2. Great photos but I don’t think I would want to be in the same water with some of these.

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  3. I want to know how it really feels like being in the water.

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  4. These are fabulous images. I love how weird and wonderful ocean critters are. It’s definitely like an alien planet.

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