Arab photographers, divers document Red Sea’s diverse marine life

Jordanian, Egyptian, Kuwaiti citizens recognized in Arab Underwater Photography Championship

aqaba sea turtle
(Photo: Royal Jordanian Marine Sports Federation)
AMMAN — Arab photographers and divers plunged into the depths of the Red Sea to document the vastly diverse marine environment of the Gulf of Aqaba as part of the second Arab Underwater Photography Championship, which ran from March 10–14, Addustour daily reported.اضافة اعلان

During the championship, organized through a partnership between the Royal Jordanian Marine Sports Federation and Ayla Oasis, underwater photographers captured hundreds of distinctive images from the most renown diving sites in the port city of Aqaba.

In the “wide-angle” and “wide-angle with diver” categories, Jordanian Lina Al-Abdullah won first place. In the “close-up” category, Egyptian Hossam Nassef won, while Kuwait’s Rashid Al-Marchoud took first in the “theme” category.

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