Awards

Rok Kovačič made his first diving license in 2001 at DRM Ljubljana. Since then he has been diving constantly, and since 2003 he is always taking with his camera. Until 2009 he used various compact cameras, but since than he is using professional DSLR camera and strobes. He was noticed from the early beginnings having great results on national and international competitions.

He has logged more than 1.000 dives and has achieved one of best rankings of all time at World Championships. He had 4 of 5 pictures in "top 10" and won GOLD in Macro and BRONZE in general classification!


.                 1st "MACRO"                          4th "MACRO THEME"                5th "AMBIENT"                       7th "FISH"                       "AMBIENT WITH MODEL"

 

AWARDS AND MEDALS IN TOTAL:

GOLD: 36                     SILVER: 15                     BRONZE: 9                     BEST OF SHOW: 3

 

List of awards and trophies:

2013 -  ROVINJ CUP

1st at International Competition of City Rovinj (Macro)
2nd at International Competition of City Rovinj (Fish)
3rd at International Competition of City Rovinj (Team)

 

2013 - DRM FRESH

1st at International Competition DRM Fresh (Fish)
1st at International Competition DRM Fresh (Creative)
2nd at International Competition DRM Fresh (General)
2nd at International Competition DRM Fresh (Team)

 

2013 - DRM ONLINE

2nd at International Competition DRM Online (Ambient)
3rd at International Competition DRM Online (General)

 


2012 - DRM OPEN

1st at International Contest DRM Open (General)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Ambient)
2nd at International Contest DRM Open (Macro)
2nd at International Contest DRM Open (Fish)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Team)

 

2012 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

1st at National Championship (General)

 

2012 - DRM FRESH

1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (General)
1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (Fish)
1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (Ambient)
2nd at International Contest DRM Fresh (Creative)
1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (Team)

 

2012 - UW ADA

1st at International Contest UW Ada (General)
1st at International Contest UW Ada (Macro)
1st at International Contest UW Ada (Fish)
1st at International Contest UW Ada (Ambient)
1st at International Contest UW Ada (Team)

»Best of Show« award at International Contest UW Ada (Ambient)

 


 

2011 - SPZ Sportsman of the year

Slovenian diving association's award for achieving best results in history of Slovenian's underwater photography on World Cups, having 4 of 5 pictures in "TOP 10" selection and finishing with gold medal in macro category and bronze medal in general classification.

 

 

2011 - DRM OPEN

1st at International Contest DRM Open (General)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Macro)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Fish)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Team)

»Best of Show« award at International Contest DRM Open (Macro)

 

2011 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

1st at National Championship (General)

 

2011 - UW ADA

2nd at International Contest UW Ada (General)
1st at International Contest UW Ada (Macro)
2nd at International Contest UW Ada (Fish)
3rd at International Contest UW Ada (Ambient)
3rd at International Contest UW Ada (Team)

 

2011 - DRM FRESH

1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (Fish)
1st at International Contest DRM Fresh (Team)


2011 - WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

1st at World Championship (Macro)
4th at World Championship (Macro theme)
5th at World Championship (Ambient)
7th at World Championship (Fish)

3rd at World Championship (General)

 


2010 - DRM FRESH

1st at International Freshwater Contest DRM Fresh (General)
1st at International Freshwater Contest DRM Fresh (Fish)
3rd at International Freshwater Contest DRM Fresh (Creative)
1st at International Freshwater Contest DRM Fresh (Team)


2010 - CUP ANTUN GAVRANIC

2nd at International Contest Kup Antun Gavranić (Macro)

 

2010 - CROATIA OPEN

2nd at International Contest Croatia Open (Ambient)

 

2010 - DRM OPEN

1st at International Contest DRM Open (General)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Ambient)
1st at International Contest DRM Open (Team)

»Best of Show« award at International Contest DRM Open (Ambient)

 

2010 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

1st at National Championship (General)

 

2010 - INTERNATIONAL UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHY CUP

4th at International Underwater Photography Cup (General)

 


2009 - CUP ANTUN GAVRANIC

2nd at international Contest Kup Antun Gavranić (Team)

 

2009 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

1st at National Championship (General)

 

2009 - DRM OPEN

2nd at International Saltwater Contest DRM Open (General)
2nd at International Saltwater Contest DRM Open (Ambient)
3rd at International Saltwater Contest DRM Open (Fish)
1st at International Saltwater Contest DRM Open (Team)


2008 - DRM OPEN

1st at International Saltwater Contest DRM Open (Fish-Compacts)

 

2008 - VODAN

2nd at Vodan International Competition (Fresh waters-Compacts)

 


2007 - INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION VODAN

1st at Vodan International Competition (newcommers portfolio)

 

2007 - INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION DRM ONLINE

3rd at International Competition DRM Online (General)

 


2006 - NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

4th at National Championship (General)

 


2005 - FOTOSAFALARIFARI

3rd at Fotosafalarifari Competition (General)