The inaugural World Oceans Day Photo Contest allows people from around the world to contribute their favorite photos under five themes:
- Underwater seascapes
- Underwater life
- Above water seascapes
- Humans’ positive interaction/experience with the ocean
- Youth: open category, any image of the ocean – below or above the surface – photographed by a young person, age 16 and under
The contest is open to entrants of all skill levels. Winning images will be recognized at the United Nations on Monday, 9 June 2014 during the United Nations event marking World Oceans Day 2014.
The First AnnualWorld Oceans Day Photo Contest is being launched by The United Nations together with World Ocean Network, The World Underwater Picture Festival, The Ocean Project and Dive Photo Guide.
This photo contest is organised in scope of the celebration of the World Oceans Day (June 8th) and it is one of the several activities being organised all over the world. For further information on the 2014 World Ocean Day activities please consult http://worldoceansday.org/.
Source: World Oceans Day Website
See a Sea For Society related news about the World Oceans Day here.