Discover the 23 winning shots from the Millimages des Récifs contest 2023, organized by the Pacific Coral Reef Institute in French Polynesia.
This contest, opened to photographs from French Polynesia, received 185 shots, highlighting the underwater beauties of the coral reef ecosystems. Vetea Liao wone the imposed category “Reefs and Leisure” and a trip to the Marquesas Island with ARANUI CRUISES. His image, ‘Underwater fishing: sport or livelihood’ shows a fisherman “flying” above an amazing coral reef. In addition, winners have been selected in 3 categories: Free – people could send any picture of coral reefs from French Polynesia, Vahine – the category sponsored by the VAHINE ARATA’I association helping female entrepreneur and, New hope – the category for young photographs under 25years old. For the second time, the IRCP added two categories: Inspiring pictures, selected by cultural personalities of French Polynesia. And the Public vote.