loading Photo Contest loading ...
please wait - lots of graphics on this page!
Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea

Underwater photo contest

Peoples' Vote


Flatworm in
By Rico Besserdich
posted Friday, November 4, 2011
91 votes

Squid. 
Settings : F16, 1/160 sc. , ISO 100, 1 x Ikelite Ds125 strobe in TTL mode ( center spot measuring ) , 60mm EF-S makro lens on Canon 40D.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Saturday, May 28, 2011
87 votes

While I tried to capture a shot of these juvenile squids near to the diving platform, a curious guest is watching me and wonders what the heck I am doing there ;-) The lights on top are reflections of my strobe lights on water surface.
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, October 19, 2011
80 votes

Dakota C-47. That was a bit
By Rico Besserdich
posted Wednesday, November 9, 2011
77 votes

serranus cambrilla
canon 5d + sigma 105mm macro + inon z 240 type 4
By Moutafis Nikos
posted Friday, November 13, 2009
76 votes

...in flames
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Monday, October 8, 2012
75 votes

Taken in Portofino in November at around 30m, using a Canon A20 with built in flash.
By Darren Baldwin
posted Monday, December 18, 2006
74 votes

just for fun ;-)
By Rico Besserdich
posted Monday, October 10, 2011
73 votes

little splash wave.......
By Claudia Weber-Gebert
posted Monday, May 9, 2016
73 votes

Man at work.....
By Babula Mikulova
posted Tuesday, April 10, 2012
72 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote
Forums
forum latest Anyone Know What This Is Worth?
By Rightstuffer
04:45 CST Today (8 hours ago)
forum latest sending picture
By marc van den broeck
04:46 CST Today (8 hours ago)
forum latest Wow !
By indianfish
06:12 CST Today (6 hours ago)
forum latest your photo
By Leena Roy
07:54 CST Today (5 hours ago)
forum latest Your photo
By Leena Roy
12:01 CST Today (within the last hour)
Photo Dive Sites
dive sites latestTackle Box San Pedro Belize
Belize, Gulf Of Mexico
dive sites latestqatar, sealine
Qatar, Gulf Of Oman
dive sites latestHaugesund
Norway, Norwegian Sea
dive sites latestNuvilu Diving Palm Beach Island Resort & Spa
Maldives, Indian Ocean
dive sites latestNuvilu 2
Maldives, Indian Ocean
dive sites latestNuvilu Diving 1
Maldives, Indian Ocean
dive sites latestshark site
Mexico, Caribbean Sea
dive sites latestPunta Falconiera
Italy, Tyrrhenian Sea
dive sites latestSidem Bali indonesia
Indonesia, Bali Sea
dive sites latestBajo Cope
Ecuador, Pacific

Search the Contest

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text

forum forum Stats Portfolios Annual Medal Winners slide show Annual Medal Winners spam voting policy photo contest RSS feed rules

Weekly Hotshot

Week 7 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Mehmet Salih Bilal

Cyerce nigra.

Monthly Winners

January Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Allen Walker


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Susannah H. Snowden-Smith (Second place)
Jinggong Zhang (Third place)
Upload a Photo
Our UW photo contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Underwater Photo Contest Entries From The Mediterranean Sea

3503 Entries Found: Page 1  of  130
Chrysalide by Jérome Mirande
Chrysalide
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (last week)
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to France
view portfolio more shots by Jérome Mirande
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
pelagia noctiluca by Jérome Mirande
pelagia noctiluca
shortlistedShortlisted!
10 Votes
VOTE!
The tree flowers. by Francesco Pacienza
The tree flowers.
4 Votes
VOTE!
The curve. by Francesco Pacienza
The curve.
shortlistedShortlisted!
11 Votes
VOTE!
Shot is  taken during a training by Russian Freediving su... by Sevil Gurel Peker
Shot is taken during a training by Russian Freediving superstar Alexey Molchanov at Plane wreck in Kaş
at plain wreck in Kaş.
9 Votes
VOTE!
Sea star swimming
14 Votes
VOTE!
Baby scorpionfish
10 Votes
VOTE!
David vs Goliath - Sea-horse vs Octopus
12 Votes
VOTE!
The Valfiorita Shipwreck Bow - Strait of Messina - Italy by Marco Bartolomucci
The Valfiorita Shipwreck Bow - Strait of Messina - Italy
shortlistedShortlisted!
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, December 30, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
view portfolio more shots by Marco Bartolomucci
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
The Karwella, one of my favourite wrecks around Gozo, Mal... by Joerg Lietzmann
The Karwella, one of my favourite wrecks around Gozo, Malta. Always worth a dive.
5 Votes
VOTE!
PINS

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
Octopus Inking from a person handling it is a definite sign of stress and in violation of conservation rules for the contest.
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Croatia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Croatia
view portfolio more shots by Marjan Radovic
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
FREEDIVER TAMARA
shortlistedShortlisted!
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 28, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Croatia
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Croatia
view portfolio more shots by Marjan Radovic
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Puffer portrait from Kemer
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Turkey
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Blue bird. Just regular night dive at Malta... by Alex Levin
Blue bird. Just regular night dive at Malta...
6 Votes
VOTE!
coastguard wreck from Kemer
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Monday, December 25, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Turkey
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Cockroaches. Its like looked Arch in Gozo now. Underwater... by Alex Levin
Cockroaches. Its like looked Arch in Gozo now. Underwater it still great. Not worse then been in the Air before. Is it?
7 Votes
VOTE!
The nerd
shortlistedShortlisted!
15 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
A sunbeam shines through an hole inside the comino caves. by Joerg Lietzmann
A sunbeam shines through an hole inside the comino caves.
13 Votes
VOTE!
Having another view to a wreck. The Rozi is a tugboat in ... by Joerg Lietzmann
Having another view to a wreck. The Rozi is a tugboat in front of the harbour of Malta. I'd loved to show the wreck in another kind of way than you usually do.
16 Votes
VOTE!
Reflexion by Jérome Mirande
Reflexion
11 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 17, 2017
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to France
view portfolio more shots by Jérome Mirande
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
jellyfish and the lighthouse in the med - under the surfa... by Claudia Weber-Gebert
jellyfish and the lighthouse in the med - under the surface....
18 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 17, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to France
view portfolio more shots by Claudia Weber-Gebert
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Shelter
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, December 16, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Spain
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Spain
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Une pensée pour nos arbres by Jérome Mirande
Une pensée pour nos arbres
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017
date posted category: Fashion
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea France
date posted Book a Dive Trip to France
view portfolio more shots by Jérome Mirande
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Under the light. by Francesco Pacienza
Under the light.
shortlistedShortlisted!
Final RoundThrough to 2017 awards final round judging
9 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Tuesday, December 12, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Italy
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Italy
view portfolio more shots by Francesco Pacienza
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
FEEDIVING WITH MONOFIN
7 Votes
VOTE!
Snooted goby
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Sunday, December 10, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Mediterranean Sea Turkey
date posted Book a Dive Trip to Turkey
view portfolio more shots by Taner Atilgan
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Le speleologue by Jérome Mirande
Le speleologue
6 Votes
VOTE!
3503 Entries Found: Page 1  of  130