Ocean News

SOSF’s Tom Campbell wins Ocean in Focus competition

4th December 2008

SOSF Advisory Committee member Tom Campbell has taken the Grand Prize at the Ocean in Focus Photography Competition. The competition which is run by Seaweb’s Marine Photobank and the Project Aware Foundation challenged those who care most about the ocean to enter their most striking images which related to marine conservation.

Campbell won with his image of a Californian sea lion caught in a gill net. Campbell said of his image “When a photographer comes across such an unfortunate sight as I did, we have the opportunity to shoot and share a compelling, disturbing image to help show what’s happening beneath the surface of the sea,”. Read the full account here.