Underwater photographer of the year 2017 winners – in pictures

Posted In Beach Art, Celebrate
Feb
14


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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French photographer Gabriel Barathieu has been named this year’s winner for his ‘balletic, malevolent’ dancing octopus, in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte, while British winner Nick Blake captured a lone diver among the otherworldly sunbeams of a Mexican cave…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (02-14-2017)

More Pictures: The 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest; The Atlantic (02-14-2017)
The winner Gabriel Barathieu beat entrants from 67 different countries with his portrait of an octopus in the lagoon of the island of Mayotte. Prizes and commendations were also handed out in a number of categories, including Wide Angle, Macro, Wrecks, Behavior, Up & Coming, and, in British waters, Wide Angle, Compact, and Macro shots…

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