Last weekend was the Monterey Shootout, a three day event where underwater photographers meet in Monterey, California to shoot (still photography and video), process and submit their work to be judged. On the last day, at the awards ceremony, the winners are announced and incredible prizes are given out to the winners. I’ve participated in this event since the late 1990’s.
This year was special for me because I was going to shoot with the system I put together using the Aquatica NEX5 housing that I won at the competition last year!Read More
This is going to be a photo blog featuring a few images from the recent Monterey Shootout which I participated in. The shootout was organized jointly by the Northern California Underwater Photographic Society (NCUPS) and Berkley White (owner Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo). It was really fun although the diving was not the greatest. The film festival Saturday night had excellent presentations by top underwater photographers/videographers featuring big animals; whales, sharks, manta rays. So cool!Read More