Dive Into the Pink Announces Winners of Third Annual Photo Competition


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Nonprofit group Dive into the Pink is delighted to announce the winners of the Think Pink underwater imaging competition. The competitors, organized by Dive into the Pink, invited photographers to submit their most enjoyable photographs that includes the colour pink, with proceeds used to help the struggle towards most cancers. We had a unbelievable response as soon as once more this yr, with virtually 600 entries elevating almost $4500 for most cancers analysis and affected person help. The standard of the entries was completely excellent, and the judging panel had an extremely robust time choosing the winners.

[ngg src=”galleries” ids=”71″ display=”basic_slideshow”]Finally, first place within the wide-angle class went to Richard Barnden’s charismatic sheephead wrasse, and first place within the macro class to Pietro Cremone’s superbly executed backlit Rhinopias. Richard gained a 7-day liveaboard journey to Indonesia with Dive Damai, whereas Pietro scored a 7-day package deal to Crystal Blue Resort, Anilao, Philippines. In second place, Juan Murillo gained a Mild and Movement Sola 3800 video mild for his serene water lilies within the wide-angle class, whereas Enrico Somogyi will get a Sea and Sea YS-D2J strobe for his backyard eel surrounded by pink “disco” lighting.

The third place finishers are Rosie Leaney for her pretty pair of big cuttlefish and Volker Lonz for his delicate skeleton shrimp, in wide-angle and macro, respectively. They every took residence a €250 present certificates in the direction of Saga Dive merchandise. Lastly, Desmond Ho acquired an honorable point out within the wide-angle class for his completely composed angelfish beneath Bonaire’s well-known Salt Pier, whereas Gino Symus earned an honorable point out within the macro class for his lovely kelpfish portrait. Desmond will obtain a replica of “Underwater Images” by Tobias Friedrich, and Gino will get a replica of “Ocean Metaphor: Sudden Life Classes from the Sea” by Cathryn Citadel Garcia and Gui Garcia.

Dive into the Pink will use profitable photographs to assist promote the fourth annual Pink Public sale, a silent on-line public sale that kicks off on September 29, 2019. Gadgets up for bid embrace unique dive journeys, dive gear, underwater images gear, jewellery, and attire. Public sale gadgets are nonetheless being added and might be previewed at 32auctions.com/divepink2019

About Dive into the Pink

Dive into the Pink, Inc was based in 2016 by Allison Vitsky Sallmon, a breast most cancers survivor, veteran scuba diver, and underwater photographer who needed to boost cash to struggle most cancers by mobilizing the scuba group via dive charters and dive-related actions. Dive into the Pink is a 501c3 group, and 100% of our proceeds are redistributed. Our 2019 beneficiaries embrace the Younger Survival Coalition (YSC), a world group devoted to the essential problems with younger ladies with breast most cancers, and the Guise Laboratory at Indiana College, which is investigating whether or not sure traits of the bone marrow microenvironment can alter/promote the unfold of most cancers to the bone.