|Sand tiger sharks swimming on Dixie Arrow wreck site. Photo: Hoyt, NOAA|
Monitor National Marine Sanctuary
Shipwreck Photo Contest
NOAA's Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is launching a shipwreck photography competition that aims to showcase and celebrate North Carolina's rich and diverse maritime heritage.
Photographers from all over the world are invited to submit their best photos of any shipwreck or other maritime heritage resource located above or below North Carolina's waters.
Winners will receive a framed North Carolina shipwreck site plan of their choice created by NOAA archaeologists and their partner organizations. To view site plans currently available click here.
Photos will be accepted from May 1 to November 1, 2016, in the following categories:
- a. Underwater shipwreck
- b. Shipwreck above water
- c. Maritime archaeological site other than shipwreck
(i.e. aircraft, jetty, lighthouses, fish traps, etc.)
- d. Macro photography involving maritime heritage
- e. Wildlife and maritime heritage
How to Enter
Submit your completed Entry Application and images (minimum of 1200 pixels wide) to firstname.lastname@example.org. All images MUST include the following information: photographer's full name, contact details, the category the image is being
submitted to and the name and location of the site.
Photo entries will be highlighted on the Monitor NMS's website and on our Facebook page. The winning photos will be announced in December 2016.
|The bow of USS Monitor. Photo: Casserley, NOAA |
Additional Contest Rules