This year in the photocontest THE BEST SPELEO PHOTO 2013 there were 29 photographers from Lithuania, Ukraine, Russia, Italy, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Croatia, USA, Brasil and South Africa. They submitted 119 photos that were evaluated by the jury and the visitors of the internet galery. The members of the jury were:
After adding the votes of the jury and the Internet voting the winners are:
This photo was appreciated both by the jury and by the public. Thus it became an obvious leader and gathered 81 point out of 120 possible.
The author of the photo: Mauro Inglese, Italy.
This photo was strongly evaluated by the jury and got the second place in the jury list, but in the internet voting it stayed unnoticed. Nevertheless 64 points from the jury was enough to take the second place in the contest!
The author of the photo: Pavol Kočiš, Slovakia.
This photo got the 5th place from the jury, but the internet voting by public helped it to gain the lead and take the 3rd place in the contest. This photo gathered 62 points out of 120 possible, 15 points were received from internet voting.
The author of the photo: Ghost, Ukraine.
There were 5 contestants from Lithuania. Our speleo school student Edvardas Stalionis was the best among them and took the 35th place by gathering 12 points with this photo:
The first place winner will get a special speleo.lt brand T-shirt and a prize established by the caving club Aenigma - a descender STOP by Petzl.
The second place winner will get a special speleo.lt brand T-shirt and a prize established by the caving club Aenigma - an ascender ASCENSION by Petzl.
The third place winner will get a special speleo.lt brand T-shirt and a prize established by the caving club Aenigma - 3 carabiners OK by Petzl.
The sponsor and the organizer of the contest: