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Ocean Exposures Photo Contest 2016

BELOW THE SURFACE CATEGORY

anemone
 inukshuk
 beachcomber

WORK OR PLAY ON THE OCEAN CATEGORY

fishnet
serenity

COASTAL WILDLIFE CATEGORY

seashell
cormorants

Our sincere thanks to judge Andrew S. Wright for his services once again this year. Thanks as well to all of our supporters, who voted Laura Burns yet another prize, the Seahugger’s Choice Award, also for Beachcomber’s Dream. Laura's prize is a lovely painting by Sointula's Jan Rosgen, Art for the Soul.


 

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 Tides Canada Aquaculture Innovation Fund. Since 2008 Andrew has played a lead technical role in the design of the Namgis salmon aquaculture project known as Kuterra. He is a contributor to the Great Bear Rainforest agreement and has travelled on numerous occasions to the region.

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