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"Promoting Excellence In Underwater Photography"

NEXT MEETING:

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023

February’s meeting will be in person only.
Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

IN-PERSON MEETING:

6:00 PM Social, 7:00 PM Meeting
We have moved!  See location
Aloft Hotel
202 SE 5th Avenue, Delray Beach

REMOTE ZOOM MEETING:

Sign in at 6:45, Meeting starts at 7:00 pm sharp!
Click on the button below to join the meeting. Make sure you have downloaded the Zoom app, and are logged into your Zoom account. If you are asked, the Meeting ID is 94559407242 and Passcode is 359571.
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PROGRAM:

MICKEY CHARTERIS

“CARIBBEAN REEF LIFE: FROM CAMERA TO COVER”
Mickey’s talk will cover his approach to underwater photography and how it changed over the years as his book, Caribbean Reef Life, grew – from ID shots to photographing reef behaviors and understanding species hosts and habitats. He will introduce the photographic opportunities of CoCo View resort, including the rare and interesting species that can be found on the shore and muck dives from Roatan’s south side. Mickey will be presenting IN PERSON. There is NO Zoom meeting this month.

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MONTHLY CONTESTS:

January Masters Winners - Flatworms

1st Place – Susan Meldonian
2nd Place – James Garber
3rd Place – Linda Ianniello
4th Place – Rick McCawley
5th Place – Judy Townsend

SEE THE WINNERS

January Challengers Winners - Parrotfish

1st Place – Silvana Ghiu
2nd Place – Susanne Skyrm
3rd Place – Christopher Higgs
4th Place – Remuna Beca
5th Place – Carlos Estape

SEE THE WINNERS

January Video Contest - No Contest

SEE THE WINNERS

MEMBERS IN THE NEWS:

SUZAN MELDONIAN
received an Honorable Mention in the Macro category of the DPG/Wetpixel Masters 2022 Competition

REMUNA BECA
placed 2nd in the Sharks of the World category of the 2022 World Underwater Shootout. She also placed 3rd in the Environmental and Conservation category

STEVE KOVACS
Won 1st and 5th place in the Blackwater portfolio category of the 2022 World Underwater Shootout. He also placed 3rd in the Macro category

CHRIS GUG
Won 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place in the Blackwater portfolio category of the 2022 World Underwater Shootout

ANDY DEITSCH
is Dive Photo Guide’s Photographer of the Week for January 20th.

CHRIS GUG
won 2nd place in the Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition – with an iPhone photo!

BRYANT TURFFS
won 2nd place in the Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition of 2022’s Marine Life Behavior category

STEVE KOVACS
Placed 3rd in the Blackwater category in the Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition of 2022. Another of his images received an honorable mention.

REMUNA BECA
is this week’s (January 6th) Photographer of the Week for Dive Photo Guide.

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