uwphotographers: UWP: MICHELE DAVINO

Monday, March 19, 2012

UWP: MICHELE DAVINO






































Michael Davino is a scuba instructor and expert in technical diving. Approaches the underwater photography in 2004 and since that time he took the opportunity to collect images in every dive.
In 2007 he collaborated to the writing of two books on technical diving and underwater photography one. He participated in major competitions worldwide with excellent results and from 2010 he is part of the Italian team "club azzurro".
He collaborates with several diving magazines, both Italian and foreign, and he also collaborated with the prestigious Encyclopedia Britannica www.britannica.com/blogs/author/mdavino

International Awards
2007 – Capraia Island (Italy), Italian Championships of U.W. Photography
1st Place Wide Angle with Model

In 2013 he won a Gold Medal, a Silver and a Bronze at the XIV World Championship Cuba and winner of the Italian Championship.

In 2014 he won a Gold Medal, a Silver and a Bronze at the European Championship in the Azores (Portugal).




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Michele Davino è un istruttore subacqueo ed esperto di immersioni tecniche. Approccia la fotografia subacquea nel 2004 e subito si appassiona cogliendo l'occasione di raccogliere immagini in ogni sua immersione.
Nel 2007 collabora alla stesura di due libri, uno per le immersioni tecniche e uno di fotografia subacquea. Raccoglie eccellenti risultati nei più importanti concorsi del pianeta, negli ultimi anni concentra la propria attività nelle gare estemporanee e dal 2010 fa parte del "club azzurro".
Collabora con varie riviste del settore subacqueo sia italiane che estere, ed anche con la prestigiosa Enciclopedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/blogs/author/mdavino/  


2007 – Capraia Island (Italy), Italian Championships of U.W. Photography
1st Place Wide Angle with Model

2007 – Piran (Slovenia), Open Slovenian Championship of U.W. Photography
1st Place (Gold Medal)
1st Wide Angle
1st Macro

2008 – Nova Gorica (Slovenia), 11th International U.W. Photo Contest Vodan 2008
1st Gran Prix Vodan 2008
2nd Place Tropical Fish
3rd Place Tropical Macro
3rd Place Cold Water Wide Angle

2009 – Tachov (Checz), 31st International Festival of U.W. Photography PAF TACHOV
2nd Place in Tropical Wide Angle
3rd Place in Fresh Waters

2009 – Singapore, Scuba Diver Austral Asia TTL Contest
1st Place in Wide Angle

2009 – Tremiti Islands (Italy), Italian Championships of U.W. Photography
2nd Place (Silver Medal) Society Championship
3rd Place (Bronze Medal) Individual Championship

2009 – Los Angeles (USA), 47th International U.W. Photographic Competition LAUPS
1st Place in Cold / Green Water
3rd Place in Wide Angle
Honorable Mention in Cold / Green Water

2010 – Rosemont, IL (USA), 5th Our World Underwater International Photo Competition
Honorable Mention in Macro Unrestricted

2010 – Fribourg (Swiss), Festival Mondial de l'Image Sous-marine
1st Place in Macro
1st Place in Black and White
2nd Place in Black and White
2nd Place in Wide Angle
3rd Place in Fresh Water

2010 – Cincinnati, OH (USA), Underwater Images International Photo Competition
1st Place in Macro/Close-up Open 
2nd Place in Macro/Close-up Open
Honorable Mention in Wide Angle

2010 – Istanbul, Turkey, 10th MARMARA Underwater Photo Festival
1st Place in Printed Wide Angle
1st Place in Digital Macro
3th Place in Digital Wide Angle

2010 – Istanbul, Turkey, 17th Living MARMARA Underwater Photo Shootout
1st Place (Golden Medal) in Wide Angle Category
Honorable Mention in Wide Angle Category

2010– Elba Islands (Italy), Italian Championships of U.W. Photography
2nd Place (Silver Medal) Individual Championship
1st Place in Wide Angle with Model
1st Place in Fish category

2010 – Marseille (France), 37e Festival Mondiale de l'Image Sous-marine
2nd Place (Silver Medal) in Black and white print

2011 – Rosemont, IL (USA), 5th Deep Indonesia Underwater International Photo Competition
2nd Place (Silver Medal) in Reefscapes

2011 – Tachov (Checz), 33st International Festival of U.W. Photography PAF TACHOV
1st Place (Golden Medal) in Portfolio - Best Photographer
1st Place (Best of Show) - Best Photo

2011 – Istanbul, Turkey, 11th MARMARA Underwater Photo Festival
2nd Place in Digital Macro
3rd Place in Digital Macro
3rd Place in Digital Wide Angle

2011 – Los Angeles (USA), 49th International U.W. Photographic Competition LAUPS
2nd Place in Cold / Green Water

2012 – Strasbourg (France), Fete Europeenne de l'Image Sous-marine
1nd Place (Golden Medal) in Color Print
3rd Place (Bronze Medal) in Portfolio

2013 vincitore di una Medaglia d’Oro, una d’Argento ed una di Bronzo al XIV Campionato Mondiale di Cuba e vincitore del Campionato Italiano.


2014 vincitore di una Medaglia d’Oro, una d’Argento ed una di Bronzo al I Campionato Europeo alle Azzorre (Portogallo).