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2017 Competition Now Closed

  • This year The Underwater Photographer of the Year award ceremony will take place at 2pm on Sunday 12th February in an online video presentation given by Alex Mustard.
    There will be a slide show of the best 200 images and brief interviews with the winners.
    In addition the 2017 Yearbook will be become available to download the same day.
    The UPY awards will not be in London this year, but we hope you enjoy the online presentation just as much!
  • The full 2017 prize list is now available.
    Check out the stonking prizes from the top names in the diving industry. We are very proud to be working with our sponsors and are most grateful to their support of UPY.
  • Underwater Photography Book Of The Year, 2017
    In our continuing commitment to bringing you the very best Underwater Photography competition in the world, we are pleased to announce a brand new award for the 2017 competition.
  • Two new categories have been added for the 2017 competition; aimed at underwater photographers from around the world these new categories are Portrait and Compact.
  • The 2016 Yearbook is still available. This free to download pdf is a reflection of the amazing abilities of underwater photographers from around the world and contains individual feedback from the three judges: Alex Mustard, Peter Rowlands and Martin Edge.
  • Follow us on Facebook to get the latest news, updates and chat about the competition. If you've got a question then it's likely others have too so feel free to post to us there and we'll answer as soon as we can :)

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