Results AIDE 2018

Huge Congrats to Winners of the first AIDE Australasia Underwater Photographer of the Year competition:

Thank you to The Jury team: Valerie Taylor, Jayne Jenkins, Matthew Smith, Brett Lobwein, Peter Lightowler, Chris Dalton (Nikon)
Arbiter & Moderator: Michael Aw

 

Australian Waters category


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Leopard Seal: Jorgen Rasmussen – Winner

DIVE MUNDA
5 nights/10 dives – 2 PAX – For travel between 1 July 2018 – 30 June 2019
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Black frogfish: Andy Wingate – Runner Up

DIVEPLANIT travel voucher AUD 300
Ocean Geographic – Gardens of the Queen, Cuba AUD 500 voucher
Ocean Geographic expedition vouchers AUD 250
 

Compact Cameras category


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Squid in blue water: PT Hirschfield – Winner

SPIRIT OF FREEDOM
3 day Ribbon Reefs trip valid for travel from February to April 2019 and August or September 2019.
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Batfish in blue water: Kerrie Burow – Runner Up

DIVEPLANIT travel voucher AUD 300
Ocean Geographic – Gardens of the Queen, Cuba AUD 500 voucher
Ocean Geographic expedition vouchers AUD 250
 

Portrait category


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Reef octopus: Yung-Sen Wu – Winner

VOLIVOLI FIJI
7 nights/5 dive days Ocean View accommodation.
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Flying fish: Marco Gargiulo – Runner Up

DIVEPLANIT travel voucher AUD 300
Ocean Geographic – Gardens of the Queen, Cuba AUD 500 voucher
Ocean Geographic expedition vouchers AUD 250
 

Small Exotic Animals category


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Baby seahorses – PT Hirschfield – Winner

ATLANTIS PHILIPPINES
5 nights, 30 dives. Accommodation in a deluxe room (single occupancy) All meals. Boat diving (up to 5 dives a day including night diving; excludes dawn dives and additional day trips). A day trip to Apo Island (in Dumaguete)
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Porcelain crab (D exposure) – Giacomo Marchione – Runner Up

DIVEPLANIT travel voucher AUD 300
Ocean Geographic – Gardens of the Queen Cuba AUD 500 voucher
Ocean Geographic expedition vouchers AUD 250
 

Seascapes category


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Over Under worms & land – Marco Gargiulo – Winner

TEMAN LIVEABOARD
10-night cruise of South Raja Ampat aboard Teman.
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Waves – Warren Keelan – Runner Up

DIVEPLANIT travel voucher AUD 300
Ocean Geographic – Gardens of the Queen Cuba AUD 500 voucher
Ocean Geographic expedition vouchers AUD 250
 

The 1st AIDE – Australasia Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018 (overall winner)


PT Hirschfield

One week Gardens of the Queen Cuba Dive package by Avalon Cuban Dive Centre; Luisa Sacerdote Avalon, Luisa Sacerdote
Prizes details & Sponsors