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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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Uwe Schmolke
Silver Medal Winner By Uwe Schmolke
Jérome Mirande
Silver Medal Winner By Jérome Mirande
Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Bronze Medal Winner By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Luke Gordon
Silver Medal Winner By Luke Gordon
Kelvin H.y. Tan
Bronze Medal Winner By Kelvin H.y. Tan
Marco Gargiulo
Gold Medal Winner By Marco Gargiulo
Filip Staes
Bronze Medal Winner By Filip Staes
Iyad Suleyman
Silver Medal Winner By Iyad Suleyman
Peet Van Eeden
Silver Medal Winner By Peet Van Eeden
John Roach
Silver Medal Winner By John Roach

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
Verzasca River
By Michael Baukloh
posted 11:07 CST Today (7 hours ago)
This is a photo of a hermit crab focusing on one of his eyes. A friendly little curious fella.
By Glenn Ian Villanueva
posted 02:00 CST Today (16 hours ago)
First UW photo entry ever.  Nudibranchs are my favorite macro subjects I found this guy drifting in the water column.
By Wayne Joy
posted Yesterday
Brown Chromis with Pederson Shrimp
By Leslie Howell
posted Yesterday
zenobia wreck
By Natascha Lobisch
posted (2 days ago)
This is a photo of the tiny creature fondly called the seapen crab. Taken in Anilao  Batangas  Philippines.
By Glenn Ian Villanueva
posted (2 days ago)

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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