Photo Contest Statistics
Where do underwater photographers take the most pictures? Which country? What Sea?
What are their favorite subjects?
We have all the answers here, displayed in graphical format. This analysis of our photo contest entries is surely the most unique insight into the travel habits of
underwater photographers ever!
You can use the data here to decide where the utimate u/w photo destination is!
When you enter the contest the sea that the image was shot in is an optional field.
Not everyone knows what sea they were in! And, of course, freshwater shots are excluded.
We have logged seas since 2007
Mouseover the graph bars to see even more detail. Is this the ultimate trip
planner? Mouseover the graph bars to see which seas produce the most medals and so should be most worth
a visit? Of course the most popular seas will have more images and should statistically
therefore have more medals. But note the most popular seas do not always produce the most medals!
Is this the ultimate trip planner? You can see which countries produce the most
medals and so should be most worth a visit, then cross-reference with the seas that
produce the most medals and Viola! Book now!
It is interesting to compare country taken against sea taken. Note that the
Caribbean Sea rates so highly when no single island does as a country.
Please bear in mind that we introduced several new categories in January 2008 so
the figures may be skewed towards older categories. As time goes by this should
even out and become more accurate.
Mouseover the graph bars to see even more detail. You should be
able to deduce not only the most popular categories to enter but also for vistors
to look at from their average vote. Note that new category Nudibranchia punches
way above it's weight in this respect!
More stats - who takes the hot shots?