MEMBERS IN THE NEWS

ZACH AND ANNALISE WHALEN
Annalise was a guest lecturer at the University of Central Florida, delivering a presentation titled “Exploring Maritime Cultural Heritage: Archaeological Techniques and Methodologies”. On April 19th, Annalise and Zach will be presenting their paper, “Predicting Locations of Maritime Archaeological Sites Around the United States Using Coastal Geography” at the 2024 American Academy of Underwater Sciences Symposium.

GRACE PEMPEK
will be February’s guest speaker for the Dallas Underwater Photography Society group. She will be presenting virtually on diving in south Florida, specifically improving macro techniques at Blue Heron Bridge

GRACE PEMPEK
is featured in a Dive Photo Guide “Behind the Shot” article in The Dome Report weekly news.

BRYANT TURFFS
placed first in the Compact Wide Angle and third in the Wide Angle categories of the Underwater Photography Guide 2023 Ocean Art Contest.

STEVE KOVACS
received an honorable mention in the Blackwater category of the Underwater Photography Guide 2023 Ocean Art Contest.

GARY ROSE
will have his photographs displayed in an exhibit entitled “Out of the Blue” at the Highland Beach Library, from January 10 – February 28th.

JOSH SCHELLENBERG
was featured in Dive Photo Guide’s Dome Report.

HANK KOLLROSS
was named Dive Photo Guide’s Photographer of the Week on February 29th.

GABRIEL JENSEN
had his image, “Everything is Fine,” featured in the Washington Post. He also gave a presentation on nudibranchs, “South Florida’s Underwater Butterflies,” at Florida Atlantic University.

JACK DER
had his image featured as an Editor’s Pick in the 2023 photo issue of Scuba Diving Magazine

MARK KOSARIN
had his image of Goliath groupers on the Ana Cecilia featured in this month’s issue of Scuba Diver Magazine.

GABRIEL JENSEN
placed fourth in the Portrait category of the Underwater Photography Guide 2023 Ocean Art Contest.

GARY ROSE
has an article entitled “Tell a Visual Story” in Issue 123 of X-Ray Mag (January 2024).

GARY ROSE
has an article entitled “Tones” in issue #125 of X-Ray Mag (April 2024).

GARY ROSE
has an article entitled “Define Your Subject” in issue #124 of X-Ray Mag (March 2024).

REMUNA BECA
was runner up in the Marelux Wide Angle category of the 2024 Underwater Photographer of the Year contest.

DIANN JOHNSON
gave a lecture entitled “Marine Arts: Getting Started in Underwater Photography” at the Smithsonian Marine Station and the Ecosystems Exhibit in Fort Pierce.

LINDA IANNIELLO
did a presentation on “Blackwater Diving – Creatures of the Dark” at Florida Oceanographic Society.

CHRIS GUG
placed fourth in the Blackwater category of the Underwater Photography Guide 2023 Ocean Art Contest.

SANDRA EDWARDS
has her turtle image featured prominently at the South Florida Fair.

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