Photo Contest 2019 Winners Announced


Our 2019 Photo Contest did not disappoint! We received over 70 amazing photos showing our customers hard at work using Teledyne Marine products in some amazing, whacky and wonderful ways. A great opportunity to help raise awareness of the current challenges faced by the international community in connection with the oeans from the office, laboratory and at sea! 

Thank you to all of this year's entrants.

Watch our 2019 winner video >​

Grand Prize

Selected by our panel of judges and industry experts, which included: Dr. Rick Spinrad, President of the Marine Technology Society (MTS); Dr. Elizabeth Jamieson, Senior Engineer for Canada's hydrometric program (Water Survey of Canada); and Mike Nitska, President of The Hydrographic Society of America (THSOA).​

RiverRay in Northern British Columbia

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It doesn't take long for the RiverRay ADCP to be deployed shortly after streams become ice free in Northern British Columbia. Even if that means working in less than ideal conditions to monitor river flow conditions during spring snow melt.

Product: RiverRay ADCP and Oceanscience Q-Boat​
Location: Canada
​Photo taken by: Ryan Buck, EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc, Canada

Voters Choice Award

Selected from the five photographs with the highest number of votes by the public

Bathymetry Survey at Waija Reservoir


The photo was taken when a profile was surveyed to Estimate the Current Reservoir Capacity at Waija Reservoir using 600kHz Workhorse Rio Grande ADCP with Rang Line technique.

Product: 600kHz Workhorse Rio Grande ADCP
Location: Waija Reservoir, Accra-Ghana
Photo taken by: Gabriel  Appiah, CSIR-Water Research Institute, Ghana


Staff Favorite Award

All around favorite photo submission

What could possibly go wrong?

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Recovering a Workhorse Monitor ADCP using a chainsaw and hatchet at the end of a week-long deployment monitoring flows beneath sea-ice on a frozen fjord.

Product: RDI Workhorse Monitor ADCP, 1200KHz
Location: Svalbard
Photo taken by: Alex Nimmo Smith, University of Plymouth, United-Kingdom


Best Data Award

Best data image from a Teledyne Marine sonar or and image created with Teledyne PDS

SS "Pegu"

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Point cloud visualization in PDS Editor of SS "Pegu" wreck - MBES survey

Product: Teledyne PDS multipurpose software
Location: UK Liverpool
Data image created by: Jakub Więcek, Van Oord, Poland


Subsea Image Award

Best image taken with a Teledyne BlueView camera

Everywhere you look

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Global Sub Dive using one of our manned submersibles to dive with Great White sharks onboard R/V Sharkwater in Isla Guadalupe, Mexico.

Product: Blue view sonar, HD Pro Camera Bowtech, Lasers scaler, Lights
Location: Isla Guadalupe, Mexico
Photo taken by: Shane Zigler, Global Sub Dive, United-States


Creativity Award

Most creative composition, staging and/or product usage

Past and Present

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Preparing to deploy the Z-boat in the water

Product: Teledyne Z-Boat
Location: Gothenburg (Sweden)
Photo taken by: Filipe Batel, Rohde Nielsen, Denmark


Adversity Award

The photo that shows our customers and/or products going the extra mile in the extreme environments we know you both encounter.

Patiently waiting for funky sea state to pass...

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Weather conditions at high tidal flow sites can be very challenging when wanting to deploy safely a whole lot of tripod moorings loaded with ADCPs and acoustic releases!

Product: Teledyne Pop Up Buoy 875
Location: Banks Strait, Tasmania, Australia
Photo taken by: Camille Couzi, Australian Maritime College, University of Tasmania (AUSTEn Tidal Energy Project), Australia


Thank You Award

An image will be randomly selected between all entries.

Coral reef ADCP deployment

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One of our many instruments used for long-term monitoring around the island of Moorea, French Polynesia.

Product: Workhorse Sentinel 600
Location: Moorea, French Polynesia
Photo taken by: Keith Seydel, Marine Science Institute UCSB, United-States