Results from the 2nd Annual 2017 Kona Underwater Shootout

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Grand Prize Trip Aboard The Palau Aggressor

big island hawaii photo contest winner
Grand Prize Winner - Bo Pardau
  


Thanks to the competitors for their participation in helping to raise $350 for the Malama Kai Foundation



Categories

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Wide Angle
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1st - Bo Pardau

Wide angle winner bo pardau with emily sepeta and akule



2nd - Jim Ward

Wide angle 2nd place Jim Ward Manta Picture


2nd - Chris Kim

dolphins and freediver kona hawaii



3rd -Kimberly Jeffries

tiger shark



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Macro
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1st -Stuart Ganz

box puffer fish




2nd - Chuck Babbitt

chuck babbit photographer blackwater salp



2nd - Andy Feifarek

flourescent eel kona hawaii



3rd -Bryant Grady

whip coral with fish


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Natural Light
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1st -Bo Pardau

emily sepeta with akule natural light photography winner bo pardau


2nd -Chuck Babbitt

chuck babbit photographer akule picture

3rd -Kimberly Jeffries

tigershark natural light jim ward photographer



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Black Water
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1st -Andy Feifarek

blackwater picture colonial tunicate


2nd -Chuck Babbitt

blackwater fish chuck babbit


3rd -David Kearnes

david kearnes blackwater shot


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Compact
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1st - Ryan Brennan

ryan brennan turtle kona hawaii



2nd -Rita Ganz

rita ganz photographer goat fish


3rd -Jim Dingess

turtle kailua kona hawaii


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SeaLife Cameras
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1st -Karie Smart

karie smart sealife cameras winner eel

2nd -Karie Smart

sealife camera manta

3rd -Cris Funada

sealife camera chris funada


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Video
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1st -Wayne Ettel







2nd -Ryan Brennan







3rd -Kim Jeffries



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Seminars

@ Jack's Diving Locker

8amMike "Friggin" Hong - The Art of Freediving Photography
9am - Bo Pardau - Photographing with Natural Light
10am - Jeff Milisen - Black Magic, how to shoot in space
11am - Sam Johnson - Videography, creating a shot list
12pm - Sam Johnson - Videography, Editing
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2pm - Zack Follis - Silent Film, Shooting on Rebreather
3pm - Matthew D'Avela - Photographing Birds in NWHI

5pm Awards Ceremony at Humpy's Alehouse


Dive Discounts Available!
Kona Honu Divers
Jack's Diving Locker


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 * A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Malama Kai Foundation*

 

Kona Underwater Shootout 2017 Registration