"Promoting Excellence In Underwater Photography"

NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

6:00 PM Social, 7:20 PM Meeting

Courtyard Marriott, Ft. Lauderdale North
2440 W. Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale,
954-772-7770

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PROGRAM:

GUEST SPEAKER:
JIM ABERNETHY

“Wildlife Voice” – Giving a voice to the world of nature; and true stories of case studies leveraging the power of imagery to speak for those who can’t.

SFUPS welcomes Jim Abernethy for an evening filled with breathtaking imagery mixed with conservation stories that will motivate you to grab your camera and go. Jim will share his amazing tales of adventure as an acclaimed conservation photographer, along with heart warming stories sure to lift your spirit.

APRIL MEETING AGENDA .pdf

MONTHLY CONTESTS:

April Masters Winners - Lip Locked (locked in battle or mating)

1st Place – Wayne MacWilliams
2nd Place – Judy Townsend
3rd Place – Wayne MacWilliams
4th Place – Judy Townsend
5th Place – Walt Stearns

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April Challenger Winners - Things That Slither

1st Place – Elly Wray
2nd Place – Walt Stearns
3rd Place – Tony Barros
4th Place – Carlos Jaile
5th Place – Carlos Jaile

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MEMBERS IN THE NEWS:

LEE BURGHARD
won first place in the 2015 Our Word Underwater Photo & Video Competition for his film “My Sanctuary.”

LEE BURGHARD
Lee’s film “My Sanctuary” was also an official selection for the 2015 Beneath the Waves Festival.

SUZAN MELDONIAN
had an article about photography at the Blue Heron Bridge published in Underwater Photography Guide.

SHANA PHELAN
of Pura Vida Divers was appointed to the Artificial Reef & Estuarine Enhance-ment Committee by the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners.

RICHARD LADISKY
presented three seminars at Beneath the Sea, in NJ, the weekend of March 28-29. The titles were “Tubbataha Reef Part 1, Part 2, and the third was Adventure to Malapascua Island.

SUZAN MELDONIAN
JUDY TOWNSEND
DIANE RANDOLPH
Placed in the “Beneath the Sea” photo contest. Suzan Meldonian won 1st place in the “Behavior” category, Judy Townsend won 2nd place in the “Behavior” category, and Diane Randolph won 2nd place in the “60 second video” category and 2nd place in the “International Film” category.

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