CMAS World Championship Report from the 16th CMASWorld Championship in Underwater Photography in La Paz, Mexico

16 th CMASWorld competition Wide Angle winner

The 16th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography was held in La Paz, Mexico from 22nd to 27th November.  35 photographers from nineteen countries and models competed for the medals in five categories – fish, close up seals, macro, wide angle without model and wide angle with model.  The image files were JPEG… Continue reading

5th Anilao Underwater Shootout Winners

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The 5th Anilao Underwater Shootout has been a success that elevate Philippines as the new capital of underwater diving and photography. The event has been organized by the Department of Tourism with the huge partnership of Philippines Airlines.   “I hope the Anilao Underwater Shootout will be another strong avenue… Continue reading

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