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.

Competition closes:  Sat 30 May 2020 at 14:00 UTC/GMT which is Sun 31 May 2020 at 00.00 AEDT (Australian Eastern Standard Time) GMT +10:00   

Entries will be judged by our esteemed international panel of award-winning photographers and Underwater Tour speakers. 

Underwater Tour Award Winners will be notified on 30 July 2020 during the AIDE 2020

In partnership between the Underwater Tour and the Australian International Dive Expo (AIDE), the Underwater tour Awards ‘Showcase’ of 25 specially curated images will be exhibited at AIDE from July 30 to 2 August 2020.  Visitors to the expo will vote for their favourite image in the Public Choice Awards – announced on the afternoon of 2 August, Sydney time.

To take part, please read our terms and conditions, category requirements, and register.

We can’t wait to see your images!

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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