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Our mission - To help underwater photographers achieve 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!

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.

Kip Nead
Silver Medal Winner By Kip Nead
Kiyoung Jang
Bronze Medal Winner By Kiyoung Jang
Tony Cherbas
Gold Medal Winner By Tony Cherbas
Isabella Maffei
Gold Medal Winner By Isabella Maffei
Rafal Makiela
Bronze Medal Winner By Rafal Makiela
Raoul Caprez
Gold Medal Winner By Raoul Caprez
Alp Baranok
Gold Medal Winner By Alp Baranok
Marco Gargiulo
Gold Medal Winner By Marco Gargiulo
Ellen Cuylaerts
Gold Medal Winner By Ellen Cuylaerts
Oscar Miralpeix
Silver Medal Winner By Oscar Miralpeix

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
Get Off My Lawn 
An adorable  but grumpy looking  frogfish at Cocos Island  Costa Rica.
By Tanya Houppermans
posted 08:58 CST Today (1 hour ago)
Intricate   a sea star gliding between coral
By Laura Dinraths
posted 07:33 CST Today (2 hours ago)
I took a front shot as well  but decided that the side profile looks more interesting as I can see more details of the inside organs of the Eubranchus.
By Yen Ngee Koh
posted 04:43 CST Today (5 hours ago)
Gobies and eggs
By Violet Ting
posted 03:42 CST Today (6 hours ago)
Gas flame nudi as they re known here pretending to be an oriental Chinese dragon
By Adrian Slack
posted 03:08 CST Today (6 hours ago)
By Geo Cloete
posted 01:44 CST Today (8 hours ago)
Take me to the Contest!

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