Photo Contest
of "DAN Europe (Divers Alert Network)"



A quarterly internet photo contest with online voting by both the community of the visitors of the website and a pool of expert underwater photographers is held by DAN Europe. In the third quarter of 2007, I entered the contest for the first time and managed to be awarded the third place by the jury of experts (Paolo Cassinari, Pierfranco Dilenge, Andrea Giulianini).

3rd quarter 2007: "Pigmy Seahorse", 3rd rank in the jury vote

website of the Dan Europe Photo Contest


Underwater photo competition of German dive magazine "unterwasser"

Five times I managed to reach the top ten in the monthly underwater photo competition of German dive magazine "unterwasser". The jury consists of so renowned experts as Doug Perrine, founder of Innerspace Visions and Seapics, Andreas Blum, art director of the National Geographic World, Christoph Gerigk, world-press-award-laureate in duplicate, Michael Tafelmaier, editor in chief of the magazine "Colorfoto" and Dietmar Fuchs, editor in chief of the magazine "unterwasser".

The positioning in detail:

November 2008: topic "black and white in colour", picture "Like Bats out of Hell", rank 9 according to the jury, rank 61 in the internet voting

article in unterwasser.de (German)

October 2008: topic "Clownfishes", picture "Stronghold", rank 10 according to the jury, rank 33 in the internet voting

article in unterwasser.de (German)

June 2006: topic "Silhouettes", picture "Tusiops truncatus", rank 9 according to the jury, rank 9 in the internet voting

article in unterwasser.de (German)

October 2006: topic "Critters", picture "Dragon in the Wind", rank 8 according to the jury, rank 5 in the internet voting

article in unterwasser.de (German)

June 2006: topic "The Mediterranean Sea", picture "Nightdive", rank 7 according to the jury, rank 8 in the internet voting

article in unterwasser.de (German)