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Kungkungan Bay Resort

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Winning Imaes by Paul Colley

Cameras Underwater - Sponsor of the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition 2015 - 2018 and BIUPC 2015 and 2016

Brtish Divers Marine Life Rescue - Sponsors of BSoUP / DIVER Print Competition 2017

Carpe Diem, Sponsors of BUIPC 2017


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O'Three - Sponsor of the BIUPC 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Underwater World Stony Cove

Diver Magazine - Sponsor of the Annual Beginners Portfolio Competition and the BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition

DiveQuest - Sponsor of the Underwater Excellence

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BSoUP/DIVER Print Competition 2009

Organised by the British Society of Underwater Photographers in association with DIVER Magazine

The London International Dive Show, ExCel, 28th-29th March 2009


Grand prize for the Best Print

Marc Montocchio - Winner

Marc Montocchio
Winner - Striped marlin and sardines by Marc Montocchio

Marc Montocchio is USA based professional photographer. Big pelagic action in the blue water is his passion, his work has been published internationally in a variety of publication and other media.  Marc started diving in South Africa in 1986 and after leaving school joined the South African Navy as a diver. Before turing pro in 1996 Marc worked as a scuba instructor diving and fishing his way around the world.

This striped marlin image was taken off the Pacific coast of Baja Mexico. Annually, striped marlin congregate to feed on schools of sardines. "Jumping in the water around the bait ball put me right in the middle of 40 to 50 marlin and sea lions in a fantastic feeding frenzy!"  See more of Marc's marlin images at www.marcmontocchio.com.


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