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UnderwaterPhotography.com is the longest running and most visited resource for underwater photographers on the internet.

Our ultimate goal has always been to help you and fellow underwater photographers fulfill 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!

What makes our competition special?

  • We award winners in over 15 categories thus promoting young talent.
  • We choose weekly and monthly winners so photographers don't have to wait long to get acclaimed for their work.
  • Our competition is also an incredible photo database with over 100,000 entries since 1996 that can be searched by category, location and more...
  • You can enter your photo completely for free, once you are a member, you are part of the community and that entails many benefits, for example, get tips from our experts on how to improve.
  • Our Contest gets featured year after year in so many publications (examples below)

We've seen many newbies beat the pro's in the past...

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Doris Vierkötter
Gold Medal Winner By Doris Vierkötter
Plamena Mileva
Bronze Medal Winner By Plamena Mileva
Hans-Gert Broeder
Bronze Medal Winner By Hans-Gert Broeder
Steven Anderson
Gold Medal Winner By Steven Anderson
Debbie Wallace
Silver Medal Winner By Debbie Wallace
Steven Miller
Silver Medal Winner By Steven Miller
Taner Atilgan
Silver Medal Winner By Taner Atilgan
Paul Colley
Gold Medal Winner By Paul Colley
Marco Gargiulo
Gold Medal Winner By Marco Gargiulo
Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Gold Medal Winner By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith

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!

Latest Contest entries
This is a photo of the tiny creature fondly called the seapen crab. Taken in Anilao  Batangas  Philippines.
By Glenn Ian Villanueva
posted 22:59 CST Today (1 hour ago)
A split image showing both the underwater world  and majestic landscape of French Polynesia
By Matt Neustadter
posted 22:10 CST Today (1 hour ago)
This is a photo of a nudibranch  Doriprismatica Atromarginata  taken during the 2021 Anilao Photo Shootout. I m surprised  this nudi have 3 rhinopores.
By Glenn Ian Villanueva
posted 20:03 CST Today (3 hours ago)
glas fish
By Rune Rasmussen
posted 15:10 CST Today (8 hours ago)
Parablennius gattorugine
Drawing with back lighted
By Cumhur Gedikoglu
posted 10:50 CST Today (13 hours ago)
Hammer Time
By Nick Polanszky
posted Yesterday

You can get featured in major publications, this happens every year since 1996 as the press appreciate the standards and authority of our competition.

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