Press Release Jim Garland

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Jim Garland achieved a high level of success in UnderwaterPhotography.com photo contest 2009.

medalThis photography contest is the longest running and one of the most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it. Many other internationally acclaimed photographers have launched their photo careers here over the years.

Every January a panel of judges select the best images entered in our online photo contest from the previous year. Gold, silver, and bronze medals are awarded for the top three from each category in order of merit.

The judges comprise of industry professionals (and last year’s World Champ). They are unpaid, non-affiliated, and (of course) cannot enter themselves.

One of our medals is the reward for all the hard work Jim Garland put in chasing those great shots in far-flung destinations. It's the most coveted prize because it says you succeeded in the most competitive environment there is, against the top talent of the moment. Jim Garland was up against 12699 entries to get placed this year.

High Resolution Images for Free Publication

Wreck of a Jill Torpedo Bomber, Chuuk Lagoon (Truk), Micronesia.
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My Profile

Jim Garland

I am from Ireland
Member since: Wednesday, October 6, 2004
Qualified as a Zoologist, now Science Teacher by profession. I am also owner of the dedicated wreck photography website WRECKSHOT.COM. I am intrested in natural history, wreck history and photography, my passion being WW2 Aircraft wrecks. I currently use a Canon EOS 5D, Aquatica Housing, Sigma 15mm FE, Sigma 50mm Macro, Canon 24mm wide, Inon z-240 strobes.

My Portfolio

  Stern Gun Thistlegorm Red Sea Egypt. Egypt
  Mitsubishi G4M Betty Chuuk
  Wreck Republic P47 Thunderbolt Corsica
  Ships Telegraph ChuukTruk Lagoon. Chuuk/Truk Chuuk Truk Lagoon
  Emily flying Boat.Taken just before dusk Chuuk ambient light little torch illumination prop. Boat. Boat prop
 

My Contest Stats

I have 129 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Sunday, March 4, 2012
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entered Sunday, September 4, 2011
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entered Friday, December 31, 2010


CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)59519
Humorous11717
Macro - Close-Up11616
Macro - not swimming1114613
Macro - Super macro13838
Macro - swimming5275
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)2189
Temperate Waters917619
Topside (above water but marine related)34113
Wide Angle - Close Focus25025
Wide Angle - Divers181618
Wide Angle - Marine Life1313310
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)1012912
Wide Angle - Wrecks4873615
totals 129178313
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified16684
3175
Adriatic Sea141289
Atlantic3103
Atlantic (European coastal)47719
English Channel13434
Irish Sea817521
Ligurian Sea911813
Mediterranean Sea13232
North Sea24221
Pacific414059
Red Sea2666125
Tyrrhenian Sea11616
totals 129178313
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified14443
199
Croatia141289
Egypt2666125
France610016
Ireland3103
Italy4348
Malta13232
Micronesia414059
Sweden12121
United Kingdom1833918
totals 129178313
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