NOTE - We didn't have enough video submissions to hold the video competition this month; we will roll it over to October in hopes of getting a few more of you to submit!


Stills  - Click here to see all the winning images

1st Place Open – Kevin Lee
2nd Place Open – Kelly Bracken
3rd Place Open – Fletcher Forbes

1st Place Novice - Jeanette Despal
2nd Place Novice - Linda Takvorian
3rd Place Novice - Linda Takvorian





September 1st Place: Kevin Lee




Please join us on Wednesday, September 21st at 7:30 pm, at the Natural History Museum (exact location TBD - watch this space!), for a presentation by Todd Winner.

Todd Winner has been diving and photographing marine life since 1990. As a professional underwater photographer and cinematographer, his work has appeared in commercials, museums and private collections. Todd is a regular contributor to Sport Diver and Scuba Diving magazines and has won over 60 international underwater photography competitions.

Recently,  Todd co-founded Immersed Imaging with friend and fellow professional photographer, Michael Zeigler. Focusing on marine environments, Immersed Imaging specializes in customizable video production services, stunning marine-focused stock images and domestic and international expeditions.

Todd is a proud member of the Ocean Artists Society, which uses ocean art to inspire people around the world to a greater awareness of our need to protect and preserve our natural world.

To see more of Todd’s work go to:


September Competitions:

The Photo Mini-Comp and the Video Mini-Comp are both: "Teeth."

Please see our submission instructions.  

Video entries may also be brought on thumb drive*** to the meeting, or you can  send them via email (, Dropbox, WeTransfer, or other method.

***If you are entering a video that you are bringing in on a thumb drive, you must declare your intended entry by Monday midnight, so we will know whether we are able to have both open and novice competitions or a single combined category.


2016 Dave Nesheim Memorial Shootout - voting in October!

Just a friendly reminder: you have two more months to take photos/videos in Southern California that are eligible for the (newly expanded) shootout competition. 

For the full shootout guidelines, please visit our Club Competitions and Rules page.