Saturday, June 15, 2024

There’s Still Time To Submit Your Photos To the World Shootout 2022


Underwater shutterbugs still have time to submit images and video clips for the World Shootout 2022 photo contest.

Categories include:

* Best Picture of the Year 2022
* Best 5 Images
* Wide Angle
* UW Fashion
* Championship
* Humoristic Image
* Wrecks of the World
* Amateurs
* Macro
* Black Water
* Environmental & Conservation
* Sharks of the World
* Video Clips of the World

For the Picture of the Year, a jury panel will select the 10 best and most outstanding images submitted to any of the World ShootOut 2022 categories. These images will be nominated for the 2022 Picture of the Year prize.

Prior to the winners ceremony, Petros Michelidakis, director of boot Dusseldorf, will select the winning image.

The 10 nominees will be exhibited in a booth in hall 14 at the upcoming boot Dusseldorf show, and participants are welcome to visit and attend the award ceremony on Saturday January 28th, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. on the main stage in hall # 12.

The grand prize is a dive vacation for two people worth US$10,000/~€10,241 in Papua New Guinea, consisting of 7 nights at Walindi Resort, 7 nights at Tufi Resort and 7 nights at the Lissenung Resort.

The submission deadline is November 1st, 2022. A “Competition Album” will be produced and sent to all participants.

Photos can be submitted at

(Featured image credit: Hannah Le Leu)

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.