ABOUT ME

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Exhibitions

Shannon Moran is an Award-Winning Underwater Photographer based in Falmouth, Cornwall. Shannon has always had a love of the natural world and began scuba diving and photography in 2017, she has been following this passion ever since. Most recently graduating from Marine and Natural History Photography at Falmouth University. 

She is also a volunteer for the Falmouth RNLI water safety team and Seasearch observer for the Cornwall Wildlife Trust, earning "Seasearcher of the year 2019" and runner up "volunteer of the year 2020" for her contributions to the trust.

 

She hopes her photography can be used to highlight the importance of marine life in the UK. In autumn 2020 Shannon discovered a new species of sea slug in UK waters, the Placida cremoniana. ​Shannon had her first major competition win at Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020 and hopes to continue this competition success. She is also a member of the British Society of Underwater Photographers and aims to continue with competition success in the future.

Underwater Photographer of the Year 2020          
Ricoh Arena, Coventry


FEBRUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 23 - 2020

Breathe Deep                     
Institute of Photography, Falmouth 


FEBRUARY 4 - FEBRUARY 6  - 2020

Sea You at the Sea Festival                    Princess Pavillion, Falmouth  


SEPTEMBER 28 - 2019

Heart of the Red Sea                     
Institute of Photography, Falmouth


FEBRUARY 5 - FEBRUARY 7 - 2019

Awards

Third Place

British Waters Living Together


UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - 2020

Highly Commended

British Waters Living Together


UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - 2020

Highly Commended


EARTHRISE PHOTO PRIZE - 2019

Sixth Place - Beginners Portfolio


BRITISH SOCIETY OF UNDERWATER  - 2018

PHOTOGRAPHERS 

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