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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.


Giuseppe Piccioli
Gold Medal Winner By Giuseppe Piccioli
Marco Gargiulo
Bronze Medal Winner By Marco Gargiulo
Terry Steeley
Bronze Medal Winner By Terry Steeley
Helen Brierley
Gold Medal Winner By Helen Brierley
Christian Vizl
Gold Medal Winner By Christian Vizl
Nick Blake
Gold Medal Winner By Nick Blake
Doris Vierkötter
Silver Medal Winner By Doris Vierkötter
Marylin Batt
Bronze Medal Winner By Marylin Batt
Christian Schlamann
Silver Medal Winner By Christian Schlamann
Stefan Follows
Gold Medal Winner By Stefan Follows

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Contest entries
The Curtain. Filigreed coral  worms with their delicate white tube and their red feathery feeding branches
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted Sunday, January 17, 2021
Nudibranch Phyllodesmium koehleri
By Oksana Maksymova
posted Sunday, January 17, 2021
Azoren rock formation
By Pieter Firlefyn
posted Yesterday
The Gate keepers. Sandy anemones occur also in gullies and collect passing food with their sticky tentactles. Sand also sticks to its tentacles therefore the name sandy anemones
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (3 days ago)
Spiral of Life. The fan of the Red fan worm demonstrated the Fibonacci sequence.
By Peet J Van Eeden
posted (4 days ago)
Lionfish on the house reef at Marsa Shagra.
By Shannon Moran
posted (4 days ago)
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