Wiki Science Competition The Wikipedia photo contest around science

  Theis an international photo contest for the sciences, organised by Wikimedia, the movement behind Wikipedia, the famous free encyclopaedia. The Wiki Science Competition has two levels: national and international, in many countries there will be a national contest with its own jury and prizes (more information here), the winning photos will… Continue reading

Shrimp Festival Winners Underwater Photography Contest

The second edition of the Deepblu.com / Scubashooters.net jointly organized festival has just finished. This edition’s theme was Shrimp. First place went to the beautiful hairy shrimp framed by Leon Haoqin Zhao, second place by Tianhong Wang and thirs place by Gyno Simus.     Several hundred photos have been submitted from dozens… Continue reading

Anilao Underwater Shootout 2017 Photo Competition Festival - 5th Edition

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The Anilao Underwater Shootout is organized and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Tourism and is held in Anilao that is so popular as one of the premiere macro destinations in the world.  The Anilao Underwater Shootout attracts many participants from all parts of the world. The competition judges are multi-awarded photographers… Continue reading

Capturing wildlife images: an ethic problem

Wetpixel (along with PADI) highlighted the issues around the ethics of capturing wildlife images in response to an image that had been widely circulated featuring a day octopus (Octopus cyanea) apparently “hitching a ride” on a Hawaiian green turtle (Chelonia mydas). Further investigation around the image revealed that the Smithsonian… Continue reading

The SHOOTOUT 2018 Underwater Photography Contest

The Shoootout 2018

Two eminent pro underwater photographers join The SHOOTOUT as team captains for 2018 The SHOOTOUT, which will be held from 15 to 23 June 2018, will again pitch two teams head to head in a live underwater photography contest.  A team from the beautiful Gulen Dive Resort in Norway  – www.gulendiveresort.com –… Continue reading

8th Lanzarote Mar de Lava Underwater Photography Competition

logo lanzarote mar de lava

From 2010, the Open Fotosub Lanzarote Mar de Lava is the meeting point where photograph, nature and diving lovers enjoy a unique competition. The nice weather, the richness of seabeds of the Lanzarote Island and the festive atmosphere make this Open Fotosub an unforgettable experience. The 8th edition will take place in Lanzarote… Continue reading

Nudi Festival Photo Contest Deepblu & Scubashooters.net

Deepblu nudibranch contest 2017

Deepblu teaming up with Scubashooters.net for an exciting underwater photo contest  🙂 ! The theme is the every diver’s favorite macro-subject: Nudibranch! Submit yours photos to win amazing prizes! From now through April 28, enter your best photos for a chance to win COSMIQ+ dive computer and other prizes, for… Continue reading

2018 SHOOTOUT Lembeh vs Gulen: two teams competing half a world apart at the same time

2018 SHOOTOUT Lembeh vs Gulen

The Shootout Returns It’s back and it is serious… During the 2016 Lembeh vs Gulen shootout, two teams did battle to decide which would be champion. After an intense battle and by a narrow margin, Lembeh eventually proved victorious. In 2018, round two commences. From 15 to 23 June, two… Continue reading