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Sea Pixels photo competition winners

The winners of DEWNR’s Sea Pixels photo competition and People’s Choice Award were announced on Friday 7 July 2017.

The State Heritage Unit, DEWNR and the Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation, the Hon Ian Hunter MLC congratulate the following winners:

Sea Pixels overall winner

Peter Day - Fish swimming around the Songvaar wreck, near Port Victoria in Spencer Gulf

Fish swimming around the Songvaar wreck, near Port Victoria in Spencer Gulf.

Category 1 - Underwater shipwreck

Wayne Leifert - Wreck of the vessel South Australian (Dredge) in St. Vincent Gulf

Wreck of the vessel South Australian (Dredge) in St Vincent Gulf.

Category 2 - Shipwreck at the tidal line (above water)

Brandon Creighton - Wreck of the vessel Pisces Star near Cape Banks, South East

Wreck of the vessel Pisces Star near Cape Banks, South East.

Category 3 - Video/motion picture capturing images of a shipwreck

No winner was awarded for this category

Category 4 - Wildlife and maritime heritage

Peter Day - Fish swimming around the Songvaar wreck, near Port Victoria in Spencer Gulf

Fish swimming around the Songvaar wreck, near Port Victoria in Spencer Gulf.

Category 5 - People and maritime heritage

Jane Cate - Contemplating Ethel, Ethel Beach, Yorke Peninsula

Contemplating Ethel, Ethel Beach, Yorke Peninsula.

Category 6 - Changing weather and maritime heritage

Kate Fitton - Ethel in the surf, Ethel Beach, Yorke Peninsula

Ethel in the surf, Ethel Beach, Yorke Peninsula.

Category 7 - Maritime heritage site other than shipwreck

Simon Hughes - Historic remains of the Rapid Bay Jetty, St. Vincent Gulf

Historic remains of the Rapid Bay Jetty, St Vincent Gulf.

People’s Choice Award winner

Steve Chapple - Wreck of the vessel Pisces Star near Cape Banks, South East

Wreck of the vessel Pisces Star near Cape Banks, South East.

The winner from each category was awarded a certificate to recognise their winning entry, while the overall winner, plus the winner of the People's Choice Award won an escape to stay at one of DEWNR's accommodation options in a South Australian national park to the value of $450 each.

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition.