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Ocean Exposures Photo Contest 2016

Our 2016 Ocean Exposures Photo Contest is now closed for submissions, and we will announce contest winners on or by November 15th.  We have posted an album of all of the terrific entries on our Facebook page, where you can vote with your 'likes' for the winner of our Sea Hugger's Choice Award by October 31st.  



Our Judge

Andrew S. Wright is a passionate conservation photographer and has published two photography books arguing for increased environmental stewardship in B.C. His book Emeralds at the Edge  published in 2009 received positive reviews in the Globe and Mail. His current book Faltering Light proposes an end to trophy hunting of bears.

He is also technical advisor to the SOS Marine Conservation Foundation and the Tides Canada Aquaculture Innovation Fund. Since 2008 Andrew has played a lead technical role in the design of the Namgis FinFish aquaculture project. He is a contributor to the Great Bear Rainforest agreement and has travelled on numerous occasions to the region. 

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Contest Prizes

Below the Surface - First prize

A whale watching trip for 2 with Stubbs Island Whale Watching (value: $207.90)

Stubbs Island Whale Watching

Below the Surface - Second prize

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, 6 passes (value $90)

Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Below the Surface - Third prize

1 Sea Hugger T-shirt (value: $28.50)

Sea Hugger T-shirt

Coastal wildlife - First prize

A gift package of extraordinary travel apparel by Lifestyle Over Luxury (value: over $100)

Lifestyle Over Luxury

Coastal wildlife - Second prize

A bucket of green cleaning supplies by Pink Solution (value: $50)

Pink Solution

Coastal wildlife - Third prize

1 Sea Hugger T-shirt (value: $28.50)

Sea Hugger T-shirt

Working/playing on the ocean - First prize

A full colour book of ocean photography by Jeremy Koreski, entitled “This Is Nowhere” (value: $65)

Jeremy's work is published in a lovely 11" x 11" linen hardcover volume of 156 pages containing over 100 photos of surfing, fly-fishing and nature from British Columbia Coast.

Working/playing on the ocean - Second prize

Two passes to the Ucluelet Aquarium (value: $28.00)

Ucluelet Aquarium

Working/playing on the ocean - Third prize

Living Oceans’ own cookbook, “Fish for Thought” (value: $25.00)

Fish for Thought

Sea Huggers' Choice Award

Original Oil by Jan Rosgen, Art for the Soul (value: $50.00)

Art for the Soul