Masters of Underwater Photography
Liquid Capture Photography Contest and Exhibition
Call to Artists
Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) invites underwater photography artists to submit their work for review for the upcoming exhibition Liquid Capture: Masters of Underwater Photography on view at OMA April 28 through June 17, 2012 with an Exhibition Reception and Panel Discussion on May 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Organized by renowned photographer Lee Peterson, this exhibition will present the best underwater photographic art from around the world. There will be five categories for the photography contest: Ocean Environment Underwater, Macro, Diver, Ocean Environment Above Water and Marine Mammals. An optional category is Submersion, a creative look at diving. Prizes are being continually added. All selected photographs will be published in the exhibition catalogue being created by Digital One and artists will receive an exhibition certificate from Oceanside Museum of Art.
Respected jurors include Andrew Sallmon of Sallmon Marine Photography, Stuart Westmorland, Yoshi Hirata from Japan, and Eric Hanauer. The exhibition is organized by Lee Peterson, one of the founders of the San Diego Underwater Photographic Society in 1961. He now runs the San Diego Photo District community and his own commercial photography business.