A strong contingent from the East Midlands Underwater Photographers group, whose monthly meetings at Stoney Cove attract 50-70 attendees, set their shutters against several entrants from Yorkshire and other counties.

The results are as follows:

Aquatic Life
1. Tim Ingmire, Leics
2. Rob Cuss, Notts
3. Mark Weston, Yorks

Close Up
1. Tim Priest, E.Mids
2. Simon Morton, Oxon
3. Richard Constable, Beds

Wide Angle
1. Steve Bateman, Yorks
2. Tim Priest, E.Mids
3. Steve Bateman, Yorks

Tim Priest is the overall winner of this year's event, with Steve Bateman second and Tim Ingmire third.

The first prize of a Fuji - F50 Digital Camera has been awarded to Tim Priest. While a Fourth Element Arctic Set (undersuit top, leggings, socks, bag) goes to Steve Bateman and a Fourth Element Xerotherm Set (base layer top, leggings, socks, bag) goes to Tim Ingmire.