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Our mission - To help underwater photographers achieve their full potential.

The Underwater Photo Contest

Our underwater photography contest is the Worlds largest - online or off! We have more u/w photos in one place than anywhere else online!

The contest is organized into weekly and monthly 'hotshots'. At the end of the year we also have annual awards, which are the highlight of the underwater photographer's calendar.


Conor Culver
Gold Medal Winner By Conor Culver
Lorenzo Mittiga
Gold Medal Winner By Lorenzo Mittiga
Debbie Wallace
Silver Medal Winner By Debbie Wallace
Plamena Mileva
Bronze Medal Winner By Plamena Mileva
Terry Steeley
Bronze Medal Winner By Terry Steeley
Wayne Jones
Bronze Medal Winner By Wayne Jones
Pietro Cremone
Bronze Medal Winner By Pietro Cremone
Iyad Suleyman
Silver Medal Winner By Iyad Suleyman
Francesco Pacienza
Gold Medal Winner By Francesco Pacienza
Marco Faimali (ismar-Cnr)
Silver Medal Winner By Marco Faimali (ismar-Cnr)

Why not upload your images too? Don’t be put off by the high standards, many newbies have beaten the pro's in recent years! Enter the contest now!

Contest entries
When I saw this flatfish in the sand  it looked like a living fossil to me   a story of evolution stamped in the ground at the bottom of the sea. I used natural light with a wide angle lens to capture this shot.
By Shane Jones
posted 18:27 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Gorgonian soft coral shotted in Scilla Calabria Italy
 Canon zoom 10 22mm@16 1/160 f/9 iso400
By Antonio Venturelli
posted 07:17 CST Today (12 hours ago)
Gorgonian Shrimp  Hamodactylus cf. Noumeae
By Oksana Maksymova
posted Thursday, October 29, 2020
Atlantic ocean surface
By Pieter Firlefyn
posted Yesterday
Cratena Peregrina nudibranch 
 Canon macro 60 mm 1/200 f/25 iso 400
By Antonio Venturelli
posted Yesterday
Lara Croft
By Jérome Mirande
posted Yesterday
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