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Ocean Photographer of the Year Awards

Produced by Oceanographic Magazine in support of ocean conservation charity SeaLegacy, the objective of the Ocean Photographer of the Year annual competition is to communicate the beauty of the ocean as well as the many perils it faces. Ocean photographers, amateurs and professionals of all over the world, are invited to propose their most impactful work to a panel of judges consisting of photography experts, museum/gallery curators and editors.  

Oceanographic and Blancpain now collaborate and present together this photography competition as partners. Two brands sharing the same passion for oceans and its preservation. 

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The Ocean Photographer of the Year - 2023

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1st place , Jialing Cai

2nd place , Andrei Savin

3rd place, Alvaro Herrero López-Beltrán

Wildlife Photographer of the Year - 2023

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1st place, JACK POKOJ

2nd place, CRAIG PARRY

3rd place, NICHOLAS HOLTON

Fine Art Photographer Of The Year - 2023

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1st place, JADE HOKSBERGEN

2nd place, ALEX POSTIGO

3rd place, HENLEY SPIERS

Adventure Photographer of the Year - 2023

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1st place, TODD GLASER

2nd place, GERGO RUGLI

3rd place, FRANCO BANFI

Conservation (Hope) Photographer Of The Year - 2023

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1st place, SYLVIE AYER

2nd place, JULES CASEY

3rd place, GABRIEL BARATHIEU

Conservation (Impact) Photographer Of The Year - 2023

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1st place, FLORIAN LEDOUX

2nd place, JEROEN HOEKENDIJK

3rd place, SIRACHAI ARUNRUGSTICHAI

Human Connection Award: People & Planet Ocean - 2023

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1st place, JINGYI WANG

2nd place, IOANNIS PAVLOS EVANGELIDIS

3rd place, JEROEN HOEKENDIJK

Young Photographer of the Year - 2023

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1st place, JARVIS SMALLMAN

2nd place, AARON AARON SANDERS

3rd place, JAKE BRANDWINE

Ocean Portfolio Award - 2023

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1st place, SIRACHAI ARUNRUGSTICHAI

2nd place, RENEE CAPOZZOLA

3rd place, KAT ZHOU

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