Boot Dusseldorf was an exciting dive show with the announcement of the amazingly talented photographer's winners 2017 competition.
Jeff Milisen from USA won the first prize Dreamy dive vacation for 2 people worth $20,000 in Papua New Guinea.
Wu Yung-Sen from Taiwan won the second prize,11-day diving safari in Cocos Islands.
Tianhong Wang from China won the third prize Mares Instinct Regulator 12S and a Puck Pro Computer
ITALIAN TEAM with Pietro Cremone, Massimo Zannini and Marcello Di Francesco won the Underwater Photography Global Championship 2017 category.
They competed in the finals against Spanish Team, Taiwan Team, USA team and another Italian team and won:
$16,000 worth of a prize including: $ 6,000 worth of SEACAM products
+ $ 10,000 dive trip to Papua New Guinea for the winning team courtesy of Papua New Guinea
First Sharks prize went to Tanya Houppermans from USA , who won dreamy sharks dive vacation for 2 people,
worth $7000 by Avalon Cuban Diving Centers.
Second prize went to Filippo Borghi from Italy, who won 6-day diving trip for 1 person in Protea Banks, South Africa with African Dive Adventures.
Third prize went to Mok Wai Hoe from Singapore, who won 5-night diving holiday at Shelly Beach, South Africa.
First Amateurs prize went to Kirsten Görner from Switzerland, who whon $1,500 check, courtesy of Unterwasser magazine.
Second prize went to John Gorman from USA who whon FG9X Fantasea Line Housing for Canon Powershot G9 X.
Third prize went to Barbara Belaz from Italy who whon 7-night holiday for 1 person at the Manta Ray Bay in Yap
First Macro prize went to Filippo Borghi from Italy, who won $1,500 check curtesy of OLYMPUS
Second prize went to So Yat Wai from Hong Kong who won 6-day Red Sea live aboard safari
on M/Y SOUTH MOON for 2 people, courtesy of SEA QUEEN FLEET
Third prize went to Filip Staes, Belgium, who won REGULATOR XS COMPACT PRO/ MC9 SC DIN or INT with computer LEONARDO courtesy of Cressi Sub
First UW Fashion prize went to Ken Kiefer from USA, who won $1,000 check curtesy of World Shootout
Second prize went toMassimo Giorgetta from Italy who won 7 nights dive trip cruise for one person on M/y Conte Max or M/y Duke of York,
courtesy of Luxury Yacht Maldives
Third prize went to David Benzfrom Germany who won Big Blue CF1000P compact dive and video light, courtesy of Mozaik Underwater Cameras.