Deadline for Our World Underwater photo competition fast approaching


The deadline for the 2015 Our World Underwater International Photo and Video Competition, hosted by Wetpixel and Divephotoguide is February 8th, 2015.

The Our World Underwater international underwater photography and video competition is celebrating a decade of amazing underwater imagery. Over the last 10 years, the OWU contest has become one of the biggest and most respected photography competitions in the world. The competition not only celebrates the beauty of the ocean, but the art of underwater photography as well.

The OWU competition is part of a unique series, that together with the DEEP Indonesia competition, comprises the largest and most prestigous underwater photography competition. Winners also take pride in being named one of the world’s best underwater photographers, and their images will be exposed to millions of readers of dive, travel and photography magazines and websites worldwide. Esteemed judges this year include: Alex Mustard, Eric Cheng, Keri Wilk and Brian Skerry.

Underwater photographers of all levels, from novice to professionals, will compete in what has become the “Superbowl” of international underwater imagery events. Along with thousands in prizes of photo gear and world class trips, the Best of Show will receive a cash prize of $1,000!

The unique competition series was founded and hosted by the popular underwater photography websites DivePhotoGuide.com and Wetpixel.com. The competition is held in association with the Our World Underwater dive expo in Chicago.

** Deadline for submissions Feb 8th 2015 **

Winners will be announced live on stage during the Our World Underwater film festival in Chicago, will be revealed here on UnderwaterCompetition.com, and will be published by supporting media partners worldwide shortly thereafter. Winning videos will be broadcast as episodes of the iTunes-featured DiveFilm Podcast Video.

 The entry fees are $10 per image or video entered.