Events & Publications

2020 Ocean Geographic Picture of the Year, Runner up Pictures and Music https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOCeEWxfryc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3WJRP69IroOyWh_Ma3F2AYHrblG68mbsf8pJfNnsyOLItqrqCzeterzSA

June 2020 Dive Photo Guide Guide: http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-special-features/article/dream-photographing-blue-whales-sri-lanka

April 2020 Scuba Diving Magazine (USA) Award: Sea Hero https://www.scubadiving.com/author-and-underwater-photographer-suzan-meldonian-named-sea-hero

Dive Photo Guide: Backscatter Mini Flash article http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-special-features/article/blue-heron-bridge-florida-backscatter-mini-flash?fbclid=IwAR09YY0uX6wB5oZNOUn0DNPZ6m6K6RjejZ7PcjvTj8GNdESOpgI_gR8bi8g

January 2020 Honorable Mention Ocean Art Contest BlackWater Category UWphotographyGuide.com
https://www.uwphotographyguide.com/ocean-art-contest-winners-2019#black

Nov 2019 Scuba Diving Magazine: No Place Like Home, Article & images on the Pride of the Blue Heron Bridge


Sept 2019: Fall issue Guy Harvey Magazine, Portfolio & article on The World of Black Water, and Also Alone in the Dark.

August 2019 Anima Mundi, Diving in the Dark
Article 

July 2019 DRT Show Photo Contest top 100- Top 10 Finalist  Image

June 2019 Scuba Diving Magazine, Korea, Portfolio

May 2019 UWPhotographers.net Portfolio
http://www.uwphotographers.net/2012/07/uwp-suzan-meldonian.html

May 2019 Birdshead Seascape: 
Article: 

April 2019 UW Photo Challenge Asia:
2nd Place Black Water: 
https://www.uwphotochallenge.com/photodetails.php?id=121

April 11, 2019 The Blue Heron Bridge finally made a No-Take Zone recognition by Direction Eric Call to Suzan Meldonian for her Book Under the Bridge   https://www.wptv.com/news/protecting-paradise/palm-beach-county-holds-event-celebrating-marine-life-protection-under-blue-heron-bridge?fbclid=IwAR3DryCqAmavHQ7QvCSGEHNcXq_b5LvncioKfaflR_HV7vQLdztLm1pGCXY

April 2019 Top 10 UW Asia Photo Challenge https://www.uwphotochallenge.com/2019top10.php

UnderwaterPhotography.com : Bronze winner in over/undershots: http://www.underwaterphotography.com/photo-contest/Winners.aspx?fbclid=IwAR0g63-zDWwvuc1Nxl0JXr3BM6fIgvL-u-TY1UD8JouTzdoq3gh5LRMFtQQ#.XKKlpNeDEZs.facebook

Viewbug TopShot Feb 2019
https://www.viewbug.com/user/topshotaward

Viewbug Won Featured January, 2019
https://www.viewbug.com/user/topshotaward


National Geographic
https://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/8998532/

Cover of ScubaShooters Magazine
http://www.scubashooters.net/magazine/magazine-sep2018/index.html
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10215018522089107&set=pcb.1931357966944763&type=3&theater&ifg=1

November 2018 Won Community Choice Award 
https://www.viewbug.com/photo/77695529

Sept 2018 Viewbug Won Contest Finalist in World Photography Day Photo Contest 2018
https://www.viewbug.com/photo/77695529


June 2018 Viewbug Won Finalist in the Wildlife and Water Photo Contest:  https://www.viewbug.com/contests/wildlife-and-water-photo-contest

Finalist Viewbug  https://www.viewbug.com/blog/wildlife-and-water-photo-contest-finalists

May 16, 2018 Underwater Dive Photo Guide:
http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-special-features/article/aliens-deep-black-water-diving-florida/

April 2018  Contest Judge: Neville Coleman Nudibranch Event, Australia.

USA Today: Best Underwater Photos take in the World :
https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/nation/2018/04/03/these-best-underwater-photos-taken-world/33501657/

ABC News: 
http://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/photos/2016-national-geographic-nature-photographer-year-contest-entries-42713780/image-42714108

National Geographic Photographer of the Year
https://creators.vice.com/en_us/article/aenbv4/best-wildlife-photography-internet-national-geographic

2nd Place Overall: Beneath the Sea 2018 Photo contest
http://www.beneaththesea.org/imaging-competition/2018-imaging-contest-winners/68554

ScubaShooters Feb 2018 Issue 36
Article on Alligator diving in Florida pg 110
http://www.scubashooters.net/magazine/magazine-feb2018/index.html

Smithsonian, World Finalist 
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/detail/natural-world/papas-got-a-brand-new-bag/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

Smithsonian, Photo of  the Day: Feb 20, 2018
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/photocontest/photo-of-the-day/2018-02-20/fish-in-a-pyrosome/

Dive Photo Guide: Jan 2018
Photographing Alligators Underwater in Florida
http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-special-features/article/top-feature-stories-2018

 2017
HEINZ Press: November 2017 Edition
Black Water Diving Imagery
http://en.heinz.press/v/7/heinz05

2017-2018 Ocean Geographic Picture of the Year: Winner Photojournalist of the Year;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f4t1wgORhw

October 2017 Underwater Photoraphy Workshop Dabirahe, Lembeh Indonesia

 August 2017 2nd Place: Underwater Dive Photo Guide: Think Pink contest.
http://www.divephotoguide.com/underwater-photography-scuba-ocean-news/announcing-winners-first-think-pink-photo-competition/

August 2017 DRT Top 100 Images of year:

July 2017 Photographer of the Week UW360 Asia
http://www.uw360.asia/underwater-photographer-of-the-week-suzan-meldonian/

May 2017:
Winner Ocean Geographic's Photojournalist of the Year
http://ogpicoty.ogsociety.org/results-2017/ocean-geographic-photo-journalist-award-2017/
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 Honorable Mention: Small Exotic Animal, The Neville Coleman Award for Outstanding Achievement 
http://ogpicoty.ogsociety.org/results-2017/small-exotic-animal-winners-2017/
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Honorable Mention: OG's Portrait,
David Doubilet Award for Outstanding Achievement;
http://ogpicoty.ogsociety.org/results-2017/portrait-winners-2017/

April 21, 2017 Announced 3rd Place Deep Visions (2016) Macro ScubaShooters Underwater Photo Contest
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10211181934136806&set=a.1613058538969.81729.1611461497&type=3&theater

March 2017  Contest Judge: Neville Coleman Nudibranch Event, Australia.

February 2017 EZ DIVE Magazine issue 64, pg 38 July 1st place winner UWMP, Cyclopsetta fimbriata

January 2017 Judge for the Neville Coleman Memorial Nudibranch Dive Photo Contest, Australia
https://www.facebook.com/events/701987239971951/