The Underwater Photography Guide has announced the winners of the Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2020, capturing the beauty of the ocean as well as the impact of Covid-19 and other human activity upon it.

“French Reviera Corona Mask,” 1st place in the Underwater Conservation category. Photo: Christophe Chellapermal.

“These photos showcase the perseverance of underwater artistry amidst the adversity of the times,” the organiser’s statement read.

“Barracuda Meets the Goggle Eyes,” Honorable Mention of the Compact Behaviour category. Photo: Stephaine Doniger.

Visit Underwater Photography Guide’s website to see all the winning photos.

“Dream Meeting,” Honorable Mention of the Coldwater category. Photo: Celia Kujala.
“Cindy vs Lionfish,” 3rd place in the Underwater Conservation category. Photo: Stephaine Doniger.
“Never Smile at a Crocodile,” Honorable Mention of the Portrait category. Photo: Catherine Holmes.
“The Beast of Koh Tao,” Honorable Mention of the Compact Wide Angle category. Photo: Alexandra Vautin.
“The Last Moments of a Sperm Whale,” Honorable Mention of the Underwater Conservation category. Photo: Rafael Fernandez.
“Waiting for the Kiss,” 2nd place of the Coldwater category. Photo: Johan Sundelin.
“Cathedral of Kelp,” 1st place of the Coldwater category. Photo: Jon Anderson.
“Ad Astra,” 3rd place of the Compact Wide Angle category. Photo: Andrea Michelutti.
“The Push,” 3rd place of the Coldwater category. Photo: Matthew Sullivan.
“Baby Anglerfish,” 2nd place of the Macro category. Photo: Sayaka Inchinoseki.
“5 Baby Seahorses,” 1st place in the Compact Macro category. Photo: PT Hirschfield.
“Alone,” 2nd place of the Compact Wide Angle category. Photo: Joanna Chen.

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