33th World Festival of Underwater Pictures Antibes Juan-les-Pins, France
WORLD GRAND PRIZE
International Prize for Book of Underwater Images Water Vision was awarded First Prize at the prestigious World Festival of Underwater Pictures in Antibes.
Having spent years and years wandering the seven seas together with his inseparable cameras, he accumulated thousands of images, portraying every kind of living creature. Then came the long and laborious process of elimination to arrive at a selection of the best 225 pictures - the most significant, the most exciting to shoot "Water Vision" its a work of art, down to the last detail with specific aspects that give it a unique position in the current market. With 256 pages, the format of the book is 23cm by 33cm, 66cm when the book is opened. But that’s not all. As well as the pictures Mirko is the author of the accompanying text, together with Licia Paris. Every one of the nine themes have a written introduction so that the reader can enter into the spirit of the marvels under the water’s surface. From the spectacular rocks of the river Verzasca, to the frozen mountain lakes, to the inhabitants of the blue depths, and submerged deserts, not forgetting Neptune’s gardens, seething with an infinity of creatures. All the animals presented in this book have been classified by their Latin as well as their common name, both in Italian and in English.
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