And the Master of Competition is Lorenzo Mittiga – the result of public votes and the OG Jury panel. Lorenzo Mittiga is awarded the title plus an expedition to the Antarctic sponsored by Aurora Expeditions – you can see his amazing winning work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xd12Rm_fHWA
Lorenzo’s winning work also won the Michael AW’s Music and Pictures Award of Excellence with a live-aboard prize on the DAMAI sponsored by Alberto Gracia. Congrats to all participants, and winners! Deep appreciation to sponsors, OG Team, and judges – the success of OGPICOTY is possible because of you. Thank you thank you thank you! www.OceanGeographic.org
CONGRATULATIONS @charlottesamsphotography – Winner of Creative Vision category OGPicoty 2022. Thank you to @nauticamhousings – Sponsor of the Colour Prints Category in this years competition. Charlotte has won USD 2000 Nauticam voucher.
Huge thankyou to Pascal Lecocq @bluepainter357 for helping judge this creative category and selecting the winner of the Pascal Lecocq Award of Excellence
Don’t forget to vote to help us choose the winner of the Master of Competition. Link to vote in our bio. Charlotte is one of the winners with a chance to win the ultimate prize …a trip to Antarctica with @aurora_expeditions
This is the time of the year Michael Aw puts me under pressure since 2016 as juror for the Ocean Geographic Pictures of the Year Awards to choose between amazing pictures winner and runners up for THE PASCAL LECOCQ AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT about CREATIVE VISION
Inspiring Love with Images & recognitions named in Honour of the Masters. Competition is judged by luminaries of Ocean Arts & Science: E.Kristof, Dr G.Allen, D.Perrine,E.Brooks, V.Taylor, Dr.C.Wallace, Dr.P.Lecocq, N.Coleman, S.Frinck, B.Skerry, Dr.W.Hamner, Dr.A.Mustard, M.Aw, D.Doubilet, Dr.S.Earle, H.Hall.
On it’s tenth year, the Ocean Geographic Pictures of the Year Awards is one of the most longstanding and influential underwater imagery competitions.
Pascal Lecocq, Ph.D, is the painter of the diving world’s most recognized picture: "The Matador".
He is the Painter of blue® who paints as a stage director, on high backdrops, sky, figures, horses, funny divers, allegories, architectures, Venice and ancient ruins. All between hyperrealism and surrealism flavored with humor.
Pascal's paintings have been exhibited worldwide in more than 350 solo exhibitions since 1977 and in museums in France (2000-2001) and USA (2012-2013). Set and costumes designer for many operas since 1986.
Pascal lives and works in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, since 2001.
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