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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
Sergey Lisitsyn
Gold Medal Winner By Sergey Lisitsyn
Michael Weberberger
Gold Medal Winner By Michael Weberberger
Ellen Cuylaerts
Bronze Medal Winner By Ellen Cuylaerts
Mathieu Foulquié
Silver Medal Winner By Mathieu Foulquié
Marchione Giacomo
Gold Medal Winner By Marchione Giacomo
Uwe Schmolke
Gold Medal Winner By Uwe Schmolke
Alp Baranok
Gold Medal Winner By Alp Baranok
Paul Colley
Silver Medal Winner By Paul Colley
Troy Mayne
Silver Medal Winner By Troy Mayne

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
A rising star  sandy sea anemone
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted 13:54 CST Today (2 hours ago)
This is Hymenocera Picta a.k.a Harlequin Shrimp. Shoot in at Tulamben  Bali with Canon G16 and strobe Sea Sea YS D2 using DIY snoot with Aquako IV. Trying to make different pose for this and this is it. Dive with my buddy Ajiex Dharma.
By Vincent Christian
posted 12:02 CST Today (3 hours ago)
Devil Scorpionfish hiding in the dark.
By Dragos Dumitrescu
posted 11:44 CST Today (4 hours ago)
A small pipefish hiding inside a soft coral
By Fabrizio Torsani
posted 11:13 CST Today (4 hours ago)
Crayfish portrait
By Sigitas Sirvydas
posted 10:50 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Reef Sharks move quick across the healthy reefs of the Bahamas. This image was taken at Tiger Beach off of West End Bahamas
By Steven Anderson
posted 10:46 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Take me to the Contest!

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