The Underwater Tour Awards

Photography Competition

The Underwater Tour Awards

A natural extension of the annual Underwater Tour speaker series, this prestigious new international photography competition guarantees to take us on a remarkable visual tour of our underwater world. Celebrating the best of the ocean, the Underwater Tour Awards 2020 encourage and inspire passion, exploration and discovery from behind the lens.

We welcome photographers from around the globe to take part, promoting the art of aquatic photography, raising awareness of our incredible marine and aquatic environments and sharing adventures and discoveries with our like-minded community.

For participating photographers in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Auckland, competition entries include the option of incorporating an Underwater Tour evening event ticket with their registration. Participants entering five (5) images will receive a complimentary Underwater Tour ticket in the Underwater Tour event city of their choice.

The Underwater Tour Awards 2020 Schedule

Entries Close
Sat 30 May 2020 at 14:00 UTC/GMT which is Sat 30th May 2020 at Midnight (11.59pm) AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) GMT +10:00 (‘the Closing Date’).
Entries will be judged by our esteemed international panel of award-winning photographers and Underwater Tour speakers.

Ethical Standards Review
Wednesday 3rd June 2020

Judging Starts
Friday 12th June 2020

People Choice Awards voting commences
Saturday 27th June 2020

People Choice Awards voting ends
Friday 24th July 2020

The 2020 Underwater Tour Awards ceremony will be live-streamed on Facebook
Sunday 2nd August at 7:00pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) GMT +10:00

Underwater Tour Awards Facebook Link

Our terms and conditions, category requirements.

Good luck to everyone!

2020 Judges

Aaron Wong

Aaron Wong

2020 Judge

Darren Jew

Darren Jew

Convenor & Head Judge

William Tan

William Tan

2020 Judge

Dr Richard Smith

Dr Richard Smith

2020 Wildlife Steward - Ethical Photography Standards Advisor

Juergen Freund

Juergen Freund

2020 Judge

Jasmine Carey

Jasmine Carey

2020 Judge

A big thank you to the following organisations for promoting the Underwater Tour Awards to their valued audiences. And good luck to all photographers!

 

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