Press Release Ellen Cuylaerts

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Ellen Cuylaerts achieved a high level of success in photo contest 2012.

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 Ellen Cuylaerts 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. Ellen Cuylaerts was up against 9912 entries to get placed this year.

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Ball of silversides...on the roll!

Finally the silversides arrived at Devil's Grotto. Every year awaited by tarpons, jacks, groupers...and divers!
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Ellen Cuylaerts

I am from Cayman islands
Member since: Tuesday, April 3, 2012
From Belgium, living in Grand Cayman since 2009.
Traveler, adventurer, in awe of nature's beauty.
Recently started diving (June 2011) and can't get enough: Master Scuba diver and very eager underwater photographer since August 2011. There's no way back:-).

My Portfolio

  Playful seals Farne Islands
  Belugas wild where they should be Hudson Bay Churchill Canada
  HiHarp seal pup Gulf St. Lawrence St
  Seeking shelter
  Glory Tarpon having its moment silversides arrived late these year

My Contest Stats

I have 249 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Sunday, December 27, 2015
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entered Sunday, December 27, 2015
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entered Sunday, December 13, 2015

CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Creative - Manipulated (Photoshopped)36521
Macro - Close-Up59719
Macro - not swimming1743025
Macro - Nudibranchia412330
Macro - Super macro23819
Macro - swimming1023023
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)1339530
Temperate Waters611018
Topside (above water but marine related)1227022
Wide Angle - Close Focus1130227
Wide Angle - Divers1239132
Wide Angle - Marine Life36100527
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)54146127
Wide Angle - Wrecks1540727
totals 249668326
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Atlantic (North American coastal)1544529
Banda Sea1120818
Caribbean Sea171467027
English Channel23819
Gulf Of Mexico36822
Labrador Sea49624
Molucca Sea13333
North Sea22412
Norwegian Sea11515
Norwegian Sea23819
Sea Of Cortés /Gulf of California1651432
totals 249668326
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Cayman islands106281826
United Kingdom46215
United States3498228
totals 249668326
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