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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.


Uwe Schmolke
Bronze Medal Winner By Uwe Schmolke
Mawi Mugen
Silver Medal Winner By Mawi Mugen
Leena Roy
Gold Medal Winner By Leena Roy
Ellen Cuylaerts
Silver Medal Winner By Ellen Cuylaerts
Ellen Cuylaerts
Gold Medal Winner By Ellen Cuylaerts
Salvatore Ianniello
Gold Medal Winner By Salvatore Ianniello
Mathieu Foulquié
Silver Medal Winner By Mathieu Foulquié
Valda Fraser
Gold Medal Winner By Valda Fraser
Sergey Lisitsyn
Gold Medal Winner By Sergey Lisitsyn
Andre Philip
Silver Medal Winner By Andre Philip

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

By Viktor Vrbovský
posted 19:46 CST Today (within the last hour)
Happy Shark Week.  A kissable mug.
By Jan Morton
posted 16:24 CST Today (3 hours ago)
Island Split  Raja Ampat
By John Parker
posted 11:05 CST Today (8 hours ago)
Cardinal with eggs   taken on the barge June 2014
By John Parker
posted 11:02 CST Today (8 hours ago)
Jelly fisf and friend
Nikon D800E  17 35mm Nikon
Two strobo sea and sea 120YS
By Marchione Giacomo
posted 10:05 CST Today (9 hours ago)
Tanker Tour Guide
A sand tiger shark swims through the interior of the wreck of the tanker Papoose off the coast of North Carolina.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted Friday, July 3, 2015
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