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We have collected some stunning as well as award winning under water photographs from two photography contests – from the 2017 Under Water Photography Contestin 17 categories and 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards. The first contest had received about 5, 000 entries while second one registered about 4,500 entries from across the globe. More Info : planetcustodian

 

Whale breaching by Geo Cloete from South Africa in Topside category (Gold)

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Gold in Topside category – Geo Cloete from South Africa. Whale breaching. One of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures from a major competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contests across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models.
See National story NNAQUA; From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. Pictures range from a sperm whale with its mouth open warning off a diver to a turtle reflected in another diver’s mask on the Great Barrier Reef. Brit Nick Blake won a gold medal in the wide angle natural light category for his stunning shot of a diver in the Kukulkan Cenote, a sinkhole in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

18ft whale calf in French Polynesia (commended in the Up & Coming category)

A larvae mantis shrimp in the Macro category

A pod of dolphins hunting sardines in South Africa in Behaviour category

A Rhizostoma pulmo jellyfish with crabs in the Gulf of Naples by Pasquale Vassallo

A sealion playing with starfish in Los Islotes, Panama in Portrait category

 

Blue shark in Sharks category by Jim Machinchick, US (Gold)

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Gold in Sharks category – Jim Machinchick from the US. Blue shark with a hook in its mouth taken in the US. One of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures from a major competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contests across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models.
See National story NNAQUA; From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. Pictures range from a sperm whale with its mouth open warning off a diver to a turtle reflected in another diver’s mask on the Great Barrier Reef. Brit Nick Blake won a gold medal in the wide angle natural light category for his stunning shot of a diver in the Kukulkan Cenote, a sinkhole in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

By Nicholai Georgiou (Most Promising British Underwater Photographer 2017)

Clownfish Swirl in Indonesia (commended in Macro category)

Common toad by Yannick Gouguenheim

Dancing Octopus by Gabriel Barathieu at Mayotte, in the Indian Ocean (Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017)

Fish dancing between rusted parts of shipwreck by Damien Mauric

Frozen Hunting in Wide Angle category

Great White Shark off Mexico by Alex Suh, US, in Over/Under category (Bronze)

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Bronze in Over/Under category – Alex Suh from the US. Great White Shark off Mexico. One of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures from a major competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contests across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models.
See National story NNAQUA; From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. Pictures range from a sperm whale with its mouth open warning off a diver to a turtle reflected in another diver’s mask on the Great Barrier Reef. Brit Nick Blake won a gold medal in the wide angle natural light category for his stunning shot of a diver in the Kukulkan Cenote, a sinkhole in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

Green Iguana in a cave in Bonaire, Dutch Cribbean by Lorenzo Mittiga, Italy, in Over/Under category

Green Turtles in the rays in Tenerife (commended in the portrait category)

Humpback whale feeding on krill a few miles offshore from Hout Bay, Cape Town by Jean Tresfon

Japanese plane from WWII – Nakajima B6N ‘Jill’ Bomber in Micronesia (commended in Wrecks category)

Jenny Stromvall,Mozambique

2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year awards

Kukulkan Cenote in Mexico by Nick Blake (British Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017)

Medusa Blenny on the Lookout by Jade Hoksbergen U.K.

North Sea on the coast of Yell by Melvin Redeker in British Waters Wide Angle category

Oceanic in the Sky by Horacio Martinez, Argentina

Shrimp underneath a rock by Fábio Freitas

Silversides at Twilight’ on the northern coastline of Koh Tao, Thailand, (commended in the Wide Angle category)

The Nah Hya sinkhole in the Yucatan Peninsula Mexico by Raoul Caprez, Switzerland in Freshwater category

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Runner up in Freshwater category – Raoul Caprez from Switzerland in the Nah Hya sinkhole in the Yucatan Peninsula mexico. One of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures from a major competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contests across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. See National story NNAQUA; From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. Pictures range from a sperm whale with its mouth open warning off a diver to a turtle reflected in another diver’s mask on the Great Barrier Reef. Brit Nick Blake won a gold medal in the wide angle natural light category for his stunning shot of a diver in the Kukulkan Cenote, a sinkhole in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.

Through the coral window by Léna Remy, France

Toads in a freshwater lake of Turnhout in Belgium by Luc Rooman

Entries From Under Water Photography Contest 2017

Troy Mayne from Australia in Wide Angle Diver category (Silver)

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Silver in Wide Angle Diver category – Troy Mayne from Australia. Turtle reflection on the Great Barrier Reef. One of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures from a major competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contests across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. See National story NNAQUA; From a charging great white shark to sunlight streaming into a sinkhole these are just some of the amazing prize winning underwater pictures in a worldwide competition. More than 5,000 pictures were entered for the underwaterphotography.com contest across 17 categories – from above water, to wide angle,sharks and even underwater fashion featuring models. Pictures range from a sperm whale with its mouth open warning off a diver to a turtle reflected in another diver’s mask on the Great Barrier Reef. Brit Nick Blake won a gold medal in the wide angle natural light category for his stunning shot of a diver in the Kukulkan Cenote, a sinkhole in Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
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