Ocean Conservancy – Marine Wildlife and Seascape Photo Contest

Ocean Conservancy presents The Marine Wildlife and Seascape Photography Contest 2014. Photographs must show marine wildlife or marine habitats, and have to be photographed in a natural setting.

photo contestImages of aquariums, pools or other confined locations will not be accepted. Images of divers touching or stressing marine wildlife will not be accepted.


  • Arctic: Images of land, water, and animals who call the Arctic home.
  • Gulf of Mexico: Images of land, water, and animals who call the Gulf of Mexico home.
  • Human Impact: Images of fishermen, shipping, marine debris, and all the ways that humans can interact with the deep-sea. This class may feature people in an editorial style.
  • Fish: Images of Red Snapper, Tuna, and other fish in their natural habitat.
  • Our Ocean: Images that do not fit the above categories can be entered into this general photo category.

Contest Prize

Every photo entered in the contest has a chance to be featured in the Ocean Wildlife 2016 Calendar.

Grand Prize Winner and People’s Choice Winner will receive

  • A one year free subscription to a diving magazine,
  • A one year full membership to Ocean Conservancy,
  • An Ocean Conservancy T-shirt,
  • A swag gift bag,
  • Participation in a conference call with one of our jury’s,
  • And a piece of signed, framed photography from one of our jury’s,

The category winners will receive a one year subscription to a diving magazine, a one year membership to Ocean Conservancy and an Ocean Conservancy T-shirt.

Copyright & Usage Rights

  • Ownership and copyright of ALL ENTRIES remain with the photographer
  • Submissions in the contest grants Ocean Conservancy limitless and non-exclusive use for Ocean Conservancy publications, website and other uses to promote Ocean Conservancy’s work.

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