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News - December 2018

November 2018
News Archive

Anything Goes - Results
December BSoUP Meeting
New 2019 Calendar by Jeremy & Amanda Cuff
Anima Mundi - Latest issue - January 2019

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Anything Goes - Results

First - Martyn Guess

Congratulations to Martyn Guess who was the winner of this year's Anything Goes competition with his close up image of a goby.

Congratulations also to Nick More and Garry Dallas who came second and third respectively. Nick photographed a Great Hammerhead Shark in Bimini and Garry's image was the PML27 WW2 Iron ore carrier, sitting upright in 45m of cold water, Newfoundland.

There were a total of 30 images entered and these were judged by Jane Morgan.

The top six:-

Pos. Photographer Subject
1 Martyn Guess Goby
2 Nick More Great Hammerhead
3 Garry Dallas Wreck
4 Maggs Ashton Crocodilefish
5 Nur Tucker Seahorse
6 David Peake River Abstract

Second - Nick More

Third - Garry Dallas

The top six may be viewed on the Home Page and the Gallery.

BSoUP members may view all of the entries in the Competition archive and see the judge's comments. You will be prompted to login if you haven't already done so this session.

Next month's Competition is Sharks. The competition will open shortly. The deadline is Sunday 6th January 2018 and it will be judged by Joe Daniels.

Please submit your image at 1400 pixels wide (landscape) or 1050 pixels tall(portrait) at 72ppi and at a size less than 1M. Please indicate what your subjects is, where it was taken and what camera system you used.

December BSoUP Meeting

The next BSoUP meeting is on Tuesday 18th December at 7.30 for 8.00 p.m.  It will be in the same building as usual, but on the ground floor in the private bar at the back of the Union bar where we normally buy drinks.  Beit Quadrangle, Imperial College, South Kensington, London SW7 [Entrance via Prince Consort Road] (Directions). New and prospective new members will be welcomed from 7.30 p.m. See Welcome.

Welcome and Introduction - Chairman 
AGM - as per pre-published agenda
Special Award
BIUPC presentation of awards - Chairman 
Open Competition results and Judge’s remarks
Buffet & drinks

BIUPC 2018
BIUPC Results 2018

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Diving Dreams Calendar 2019

New 2019 Calendar by Jeremy & Amanda Cuff

Photographers, photojournalists and BSOUP members Jeremy and Amanda Cuff have published a new 2019 Calendar titled “Diving Dreams” which is now available.

Jeremy said, “The Diving Dreams 2019 Calendar features a variety of images, mostly from our dive travels over recent times, and includes destinations such as Ustica, Bali, Guadalupe, Egypt, Montserrat, the Maldives and the UK.”

The 2019 Calendars can be ordered now - please visit Jeremy & Amanda’s website at for further information and prices.

The website features a wide selection of photography and articles with particular emphasis on scuba diving and travel, although other topics such as abstracts and black and white photography are also included.

Anima Mundi - Latest issue - January 2019

IT’S OUT! Yes, Issue 33, January 2019, of our free online magazine Anima Mundi - Adventures in Wildlife Photography is now online and ready for downloading (or simple online browsing, if you prefer) at! This wonderful photo-filled new issue features tons of great stuff including our own photo story about an unusual encounter with Sri Lanka's enigmatic Pygmy lizard, our spectacular rainy season trip report from Namibia’s legendary (and usually bone-dry) Etosha National Park, an extensive photographic tribute to Ecuador’s Cuyabeno flooded forest environment, a photogallery devoted to those large, raucous and fascinating Hornbills, and finally a fascinating field work report by Peter Janzen about eastern Sinharaja’s mysterious and little explored Morningside.

Anima Mundi
Anima Mundi - No. 33

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