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2019 Winners

2019 California Ocean and Coastal Amateur Photography Contest Winners


1st Place: “For Forever,” Davenport, by Ethan Kone


2nd Place: “Shark Fin Wake,” El Matador State Beach, Malibu, by Simon Xu


3rd Place: “Rocks in Pockets,” Bean Hollow State Beach, by Ron Powell


Dolphins swim in the foreground as Angel's Gate Lighthouse stands strong in the background on a clear blue day.

Viewer’s Choice Winner: “Dolphins at the Gate,” Angel’s Gate Lighthouse, by Mark Radmilovich


Honorable Mention: “Backlit Waves,” San Luis Obispo County, by Gary O’Neill


Honorable Mention: “Violet the Crab,” Pebble Beach, by Andrew Spivey


Honorable Mention: “Octopus Not for Sharing,” Monterey, by Rosalie Gerrans


Honorable Mention: “Dip,” Carlsbad, CA by Todd Teetzel


Honorable Mention: “Tamarack Takeover” Carlsbad, CA by Todd Teetzel


Honorable Mention: “Finding Treasures…” Marin Headlands, by David Gregory


Honorable Mention: “Sea Anemone” Point Lobos by Paul Prudhomme


Honorable Mention: “Searching,” San Onofre, CA, by Olivia Neely


Honorable Mention: “China Camp,” by Carol Thomas