Václav Krpelík Photography

OUR WORLD UNDERWATER PHOTO COMPETITION 2018

The two largest underwater photography communities (Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide) each year present one of the world's largest photographic competitions. Every year, thousands of photographers from all over the world participate in the competition, with jury names such as Alex Mustard, Keri Wilk, Lia Barrett, and the results officially announced during Our World Underwater Dive & Travel Show in Chicago.
 

Wetpixel says: "Entries represent some of the finest underwater imagery on the planet."

Vaclav became the WINNER (won 1st PLACE IN THE BLACK & WHITE CATEGORY) IN OUR WORLD UNDERWATER PHOTO COMPETITION 2018.
 
Vaclav won an all inslusive stay in the Philippines (in dive resort Atlantis Puerto Galerra / Antlantis Dumaguete). 
 
 
 
 
 
 

VIEW  MAGAZINE 2016

German magazine VIEW bought an image of Martin Zajac giving lesson to his students for its double-page. It is the same photograph which made it to the TOP SUBMISSIONS TO THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHC PHOTO CONTEST 2015.

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2015

2 of Vaclav´s images made it to the "TOP SUBMISSIONS TO THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHC PHOTO CONTEST 2015". National Geographic Photo Contest is one of the biggest photography competition in the world, entered by thousands of photographers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN AUTUMN 2015

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "SATAYA REEF" for section "Nature".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN SUMMER 2015

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "SHOOTING RAW" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN SPRING 2015

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "MOVEMENT UNDERWATER" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN WINTER 2014

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "CREATIVE LIGHTING" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN AUTUMN 2014

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "LIGHT UNDERWARE" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN SUMMER 2014

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "COMPOSITION UNDERWARE" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN SPRING 2014

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought an article "EXPOSURE UNDERWARE" for section "School of underwater photography" which Václav is in charge of.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZSL ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2013

Václav won the first prize in ZSL ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION (category "DEEP AND MEANINGFUL"). This international competition was organized by ZSL society in London and entered by thousands photographers. Václav was invited to the prize giving exhibition in London, received first prize (1000 GBP) and his photograph "SLOWEST SPRINTER" has been used for the book cover (the book of the competition´s best photographs).

 

The competition have been entered by more than 1000 photographers and the exhibition manager Sarah Barron said: "After the calibre of the entries into the ZSL Animal Photography Prize in 2012 we had high hopes for this year's competition, but we couldn't have anticipated the incredible quality of the images entered."

 

www.bbc.co.uk: Vaclav Krpelik's striking image of a turtle in the Red Sea was the adult winner in the Deep and Meaningful category. Vaclav said: "I met this big animal when free-diving in the Abu Dabbab bay. It emerged out of nowhere, eating the sea grass and coming right at me. This image captures the precise moment when the turtle decided to come up to the surface to take a breath."

 

 

 

 

OCEAN WINTER 2013

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought photographs for its autumn´s issue. Photograph "HIDDEN" has been used for the magazine cover and other photographs, together with the article "PHOTOGRAPHS WITH THE TASTE OF SEA WATER" have been published in the "Portfolio" section. In addition Václav published an article "EQUIPMENT FOR UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY" in section "School of underwater photography".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2013

Vaclav´s image made it to the "TOP SUBMISSIONS TO THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHC PHOTO CONTEST 2013". National Geographic Photo Contest is one of the biggest photography competition in the world, entered by thousands of photographers.

 

 

 

 

 

TRAVELFOCUS 2013

Czech magazine about travelling and exotic locations bought photographs and article "ON A SINGLE BREATH" for its December´s issue. The article was published in section "Portfolio" and desribes Václav as the czech only photographer which takes images with DSLR underwater on a single breath only (without scuba gear).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCEAN AUTUMN 2013

The most popular czech magazine about diving and oceans bought photographs for its autumn´s issue. Photograph "UNDERWATER PASTURE" has been used for the magazine cover and other photographs, together with the article "DUGONG ON A SINGLE BREATH" have been published in the "Freediving" section. Václav has started long term cooperation with magazin OCEAN including regular publishing in section "School of underwater photography".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAF TACHOV 2013 - CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC

Václav won the first prize in the international underwater photography competition PAF TACHOV (category "PORTFOLIO - CHAMPIONSHIP OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC").

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOCUSMAGAZINE 2013

Václav published 15 pages long article called "NATURE WITH VÁCLAV KRPELÍK" in photographic magazine FOCUSMAGAZINE. The article included both photographer´s portfolio and section "Advice on how to photograph mountains".

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL SLR USER MAGAZINE 2010

British magazine DIGITAL SLR USER bought two photographs for its October´s issue. Photograph "DESTINY" has been used for the magazine cover and photograph "LANDS END" has been published in the "Portfolio" section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2010

Photograph "MYSTERY OF CANARY WHARF" has been "Commended" by the judges in the final round and won a place in the Awards book. In addition, it appeared as a large format print at the National Theatre exhibition in London. The exhibition ran from 22nd November 2010 until 16th January 2011. Václav was invited to the Private view party held in the London´s National Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL SLR USER MAGAZINE 2010

British magazine DIGITAL SLR USER bought photograph "HELL BRIDGE" for its December´s issue. The photograph has been published in "The Big Photo Guide - Low Light Projects".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE 2010

British magazine DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY published photograph "ST. MICHAEL´S MOUNT" on double page in the "Showcase" section of its June issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE 2010

British magazine PRACTICAL PHOTOGRAPHY bought photograph "CANARY WHARF" for the "Showcase" section of its July issue.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2009

Photograph "NIGHT VIEW" was "Commended" in the final round and won place both in the Awards book and as part of a projection that ran at the National Theatre exhibition in London from 5th December 2009 until the 27th January 2010. Václav was invited to Private view party held in the London´s National Theatre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

NATURAL LONDON PHOTO COMPETITION 2009

Václav won the first prize in Natural London Photo Competition (category "Rivers and streams"). This international competition was entered by more than one thousand photographers, organized by Natural England and published by London Paper. Václav was invited to the City Hall for prize giving party.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VÁCLAV BECOMES THE MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD FOTORADCE.CZ

Václav became the member of editorial board of Fotoradce.cz. From this point all articles published in section "Actuality" on this web site will be published also on photographic server www.fotoradce.cz.

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