26 March 2014
Ulster Wildlife Trust has a vision of ‘Living Seas’. Within ‘Living Seas’, marine wildlife thrives, from the depths of the ocean to the coastal shallows.
Last year Ulster Wildlife Trust ran a photographic competition with a ‘Living Seas’ theme.
The public were asked to submit photographs capturing this them against different categories such as ‘Plant Life, ‘The Sea and Me’, ‘Underwater’ and ‘Animal Portrait’.
The entries of the category winners, overall runner up and overal winner are now being exhibited at different locations around Northern Ireland and Loughs Agency are delighted to have the exhibition at our headquarters in Prehen for 4 weeks (26th Mar – 24th Apr).
The local images showcase the beautiful and inspring marine wildlife we have on, above and below the surface of the seas around Northern Ireland.
Winner of ‘Plant Life’ Rob Spray said ‘some divers don’t appreciate the beauty of the kelp forest but it is a spectacular place, the bright end of many dives and home to a huge biodviersity of animals and algae living on and under the canopy’.
Brian McCready photograph ‘Colours of the Coast’ was taken on the rocks between the beaches of Tyrella and Ballykilner as the sun broke through the clouds and brought the colours of the coast to life.
Ulster Wildlife Trust are currently running their 2014 competition which closes at the end of July. Click here for more information.
Visitors are encouraged to come a view exhibition at Loughs Agency. Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm. Tel: 02871 342100 for more information.