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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 make 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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Suzan Meldonian
Gold Medal Winner By Suzan Meldonian
Mehmet Öztabak
Gold Medal Winner By Mehmet Öztabak
Rene B. Andersen
Silver Medal Winner By Rene B. Andersen
Pepe Suarez
Bronze Medal Winner By Pepe Suarez
Jérome Mirande
Silver Medal Winner By Jérome Mirande
Raoul Caprez
Bronze Medal Winner By Raoul Caprez
Tom Radio
Gold Medal Winner By Tom Radio
Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Bronze Medal Winner By Susannah H. Snowden-Smith
Allen Walker
Gold Medal Winner By Allen Walker
Nadya Kulagina
Silver Medal Winner By Nadya Kulagina

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
Leopard Anemone Shrimp
By Julian Hsu
posted 01:30 CST Today (8 hours ago)
By Abimael Márquez
posted Tuesday, September 21, 2021
half picture in Garden of the queen
By Massimo Giorgetta
posted Tuesday, September 21, 2021
nassau grouper feeding on silver side fish. Canon 60D  tokina lens 10 17mm at 10mm  two ikelite strobe Ds125. seacam housing.
By Noel Lopez
posted Yesterday
Goniobranchus coi nudibranch
By Jose Maria Abad Ortega
posted Yesterday

Lysmata amboinensis shrimp clean Fangtooth moray teeth  Enchelycore anatina
By Jose Maria Abad Ortega
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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