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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.


Jun V Lao
Silver Medal Winner By Jun V Lao
Nick Blake
Gold Medal Winner By Nick Blake
Salvatore Ianniello
Silver Medal Winner By Salvatore Ianniello
Marco Caraceni
Silver Medal Winner By Marco Caraceni
Marjan Radovic
Silver Medal Winner By Marjan Radovic
Richard Goluch
Gold Medal Winner By Richard Goluch
Tony Cherbas
Silver Medal Winner By Tony Cherbas
Jinggong Zhang
Bronze Medal Winner By Jinggong Zhang
Paul Colley
Bronze Medal Winner By Paul Colley
Doris Vierkötter
Gold Medal Winner By Doris Vierkötter

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
Pontoh s pygmy seahorse  Hippocampus pontohi
By Oksana Maksymova
posted 03:12 CST Today (3 hours ago)
Juvenile filefish
By Julian Hsu
posted 02:16 CST Today (4 hours ago)
Gestippelde mosdierslakjes  Thecacera pennigera  approx. 3 mm.
By Eduard Bello
posted Monday, August 10, 2020
Banded boxer Shrimp with Retra snoot 

Tamron 90mm   subsee  10
By Magali Marquez
posted Monday, August 10, 2020
A clever dusky whaler employs an unusual technique and feasts on a tightly packed bait ball by slowly swimming head first in and waiting for fish to swim into its mouth.
By Naomi Rose
posted Yesterday
Juvenile seahorse
By Julian Hsu
posted Yesterday
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