3rd place Conservation (Hope) Photographer of the Year
Renee Capozzola Hawaii
Three green sea turtles gather under the sun in Maui, Hawaii. "Turtles thrive in Hawaii thanks to the legal protections they are provided."
BEHIND THE LENS
ABOUT THE IMAGE
- Early morning shoot
- Slight swell
- Taken while scuba diving
- Accessed from shore
Renee is an award-winning underwater photographer who specialises in wide-angle and split-level images. Renee believes that striking images help increase awareness of our fragile marine ecosystems and encourage others to protect our oceans. Her images have won more than 45 prestigious international awards, including most recently Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021. When she is not in the water, Renee teaches biology and educates her students about the challenges facing the ocean and the importance of conserving marine ecosystems.
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