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Underwater Imaging2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition Now Accepting Entries

2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photography Competition Now Accepting Entries


The Underwater Photography Guide has announced that it is now accepting entries for its 2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition.

Contestants have through November 30th, 2019, to submit their pictures.

Prizes for this year’s competition are provided by more than 20 industry stakeholders, including liveaboards and dive resorts. Grand prizes this year include liveaboard trips in Indonesia, Palau, and the Solomon Islands, and a host of others, as well as packages of premium diving gear. The total prizes for this year are valued at over US$80,000 (~72,621 Euros).

There are 16 categories in this year’s competition, including:

  • Wide-Angle
  • Macro
  • Marine Life Behavior
  • Portrait
  • Cold Water
  • Nudibranchs
  • Supermacro
  • Reefscapes
  • Novice Wide-Angle
  • Novice Macro
  • Blackwater
  • Underwater Conservation
  • Compact Wide-Angle
  • Compact Macro
  • Compact Behavior
  • Underwater Art

The judging panel for this year is as impressive as the prize list with Marty Snyderman, Scott Gietler, Martin Edge, and Tony Wu among the jury.

You can find out more information here, find the competition rules here, and submit your entries here.

Sam Helmy
Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life! Sam is a Staff Writer for DeeperBlue.com