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Salish Sea in Focus

A Nature Photography Competition in the Pacific Northwest

 
Entry Period
April 20, 2018 -
June 5, 2018
Prizes
$1,000 Grand Prize Plus
$5,100 in category prizes
Renowned Judges
Amy Gulick, Cristina Mittermeier, Kevin Schafer



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2018 Cash Prize Winners

(You may also enjoy a gallery display of the Top 130 highly commended images for this year's contest.)

Grand Prize Winner

GRAND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Invertebrates, Plants, Kelp
Title: Octopus tentacle in a spiral
Location: Sund Rock, Hoodsport, Hood Canal, Washington
Credit: © 2018 Bruce Kerwin
Contact: Bruce Kerwin


First Prize Winners

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea
Title: T73A1
Location: Haro Strait
Credit: © 2018 Ken Rea
Contact: Ken Rea
Website: http://www.spiritoforca.com


FIRST PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Fish of the Salish Sea
Title: One Fish, Two Fish
Location: Sund Rock, Hood Canal, Washington, USA
Credit: © 2018 Nirupam Nigam
Contact: Nirupam Nigam
Hoquiam, WA
USA
Voice: 4252417270
Email: Send Email
Website: http://www.photosfromthesea.com


FIRST PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Invertebrates, Plants, Kelp
Title: Nudibranch eating fish eggs
Location: Edmonds, WA
Credit: © 2018 Jeffrey Martel
Contact: Jeffrey Martel
Bainbridge Island, WA
Email: Send Email


FIRST PRIZE WINNER
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Category: People of the Salish Sea
Title: Fisherman
Location: North Olympic Peninsula
Credit: © 2018 Pat O'Hara
Contact: Pat O'Hara
Pat O'Hara Photography


FIRST PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Scapes
Title: Sunset
Location: Yellow Island
Credit: © Robert Dash
Contact: Robert Dash
Email: Send Email
Website: http://www.robertdashphotography.com


FIRST PRIZE (UNDER 18) WINNER
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Category: Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea
Title: Caspian Tern Catch
Location: Hawley Cove Park, Washington
Credit: © 2018 Faith Halko
Contact: Faith Halko


Second Prize Winners

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea
Title: Look out, landing!
Location: Chetzemoka City Park, Port Townsend, WA
Credit: © 2018 Eric Carr
Contact: Eric Carr
Eric G Carr Photography
Website: http://ericgcarr.com


SECOND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Fish of the Salish Sea
Title: Lingcod eats octopus
Location: Keystone Jetty, Whidbey Island
Credit: © 2018 Jan Kocian
Contact: Jan Kocian


SECOND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Invertebrates, Plants, Kelp
Title: Purple world
Location: Nanaimo - Dive spot Madrona
Credit: © 2018 Gino Symus
Contact: Gino Symus


SECOND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: People of the Salish Sea
Title: The Young Ones
Location: Seattle Aquarium
Credit: © 2018 Robert Dash
Contact: Robert Dash
Email: Send Email
Website: http://www.robertdashphotography.com


SECOND PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Scapes
Title: Tree of Life in Mud
Location: Skagit Bay Mud Flats
Credit: © 2017 Christopher Teren
Contact: Christopher Teren


SECOND PRIZE (UNDER 18) WINNER
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Category: Invertebrates, Plants, Kelp
Title: barnacle on a log.
Location: Orcas island,westsound
Credit: © 2018 Krystal Luchterhand
Contact: Krystal Luchterhand
Orcas
Voice: 3609516941
Email: Send Email


Third Prize Winners

THIRD PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea
Title: Cleat Pillow
Location: Westport, WA
Credit: © 2018 Bruce Carpenter
Contact: Bruce Carpenter
Tacoma, WA 98446
Email: Send Email


THIRD PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Fish of the Salish Sea
Title: Painted greenling eats sculpin
Location: Keystone Jetty, Whidbey Island
Credit: © 2018 Jan Kocian
Contact: Jan Kocian


THIRD PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Invertebrates, Plants, Kelp
Title: Red Curtain
Location: Eagle Cove, San Juan Island, WA
Credit: © 2018 Nirupam Nigam
Contact: Nirupam Nigam
Hoquiam, WA
USA
Voice: 4252417270
Email: Send Email
Website: http://www.photosfromthesea.com


THIRD PRIZE WINNER
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Category: People of the Salish Sea
Title: Whose beach is it?
Location: Tofino, Vancouver Island, BC
Credit: © 2018 Joan E. Miller
Contact: Joan Miller
Seattle, WA
US


THIRD PRIZE WINNER
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Category: Scapes
Title: Northern Lights over the Salish Sea
Location: Stuart Island
Credit: © 2016 Christopher Teren
Contact: Christopher Teren


THIRD PRIZE (UNDER 18) WINNER
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Category: Birds and Mammals of the Salish Sea
Title: Heron at Sunset
Location: Union Bay Natural Area, Seattle, WA
Credit: © 2018 Nathan Bawaan
Contact: Nathan Bawaan
Email: Send Email


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