MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

LINDA IANNIELLO
SUSAN MEARS
JIM MEARS

have black water images and video in a Scientific American article titled “See the Mysterious Sea Creatures that Only Come Up at Night – “Blackwater” divers photograph the largest migration of animals on the planet”

GARY ROSE
has a piece in an article in the latest issue of X-Ray International Dive Magazine titled “My Favorite Spots, Stripes & Stars: Contributors’ Picks.” Gary’s piece is titled “Starring Sharks.”

DR GARY ROSE
has an article in X-Ray Mag issue #110 in the “My Favorite Black & White” section entitled “Why Black and White” with four shark images – page 61.

STEVE KOVACS
JACK ISRAEL
ANDRE JOHNSON

placed in the UPY 2022 competition. Steve was Commended in the Macro and Behavior category, Andre was Highly Commended in the Macro category, Jack was Commended in the Wrecks category.

JACK ISRAEL
Placed Fourth in the Wide Angle 2021 Category World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix.

JACK ISRAEL
had an article published in Scubashooters: My Florida, My Home, Favorite South Florida Dive Spots During Quarantine

SUZAN MELDONIAN
received Runner Up in the Black and Blue Water category in the Ocean Geographic 2022 Pictures of the Year Contest.

GARY ROSE
has an article in the latest issue of X-Ray International Dive Magazine titled “Giant Manta Rays of Las Catalinas Islands in Costa Rica”

SUZAN MELDONIAN
Her Sea Angel spawning won 1st place in the “Submerged World” Category, and Honorable mention in the Macro Category for her False Moray in the Memorial Maria Luisa International Photo Contest.

JACK ISRAEL
has an article in the First Quarter 2022 Alert Diver magazine entitled “Short But Beautiful Lives.” The article tracks the regal sea goddess population (Felimare picta) on the Okinawa wreck near Pompano, Florida.

LINDA IANNIELLO
SUSAN MEARS

will be doing a Blackwater Creatures presentation and book-signing at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum in Sanibel, Florida on March 15th at 5:30 PM.

JACK ISRAEL
was the featured artist at the North Beach Art Gallery charity event February 17. This is a 45”x30”print of a “Sunset in the Maldives.”

JOHN BORYS
had his photo published in THE EPOCH TIMES, Photographer Captures Incredible Pictures of a Shark That Appears to Be Smiling.

GARY ROSE
has an article in the Second Quarter 2022 issue of Alert Diver magazine titled “A Little Detail.”

GABE JENSEN
ANDREA WHITAKER
TOM HALLERAN
TIM SULLIVAN

donated prints to Loggerhead Marine Life Center’s Annual TurtleFest Silent Auction event .

STEVE KOVACS
was published in the February 2022 issue of Undercurrent: “Discarded single-use plastic continues to pollute the environment. Steven Kovacs photographed a paper nautilus drifting along on an item of plastic rubbish, in Anilao (Philippines) to become one of the winners in last year’s Ocean photography awards.”

STEVEN KOVACS
Placed in the 2021 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition, organized by Underwater Photography Guide. Blackwater – 1st Place, 2nd Place and Honorable Mention Underwater Conservation – 2nd Place.

JACK ISRAEL
had an article published in Russian Dive Magazine Predel’naya Glubina: Diving, Humor and a Little Politics about Galapagos Dive Trip

ANDRE JOHNSON
had his photos displayed at Sarasota High School.

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