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Winning Photo by Adriano Morettin
COMPETITION
PHOTOGRAPHER
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Reefscapes
Gold
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David Salvatori
David Salvatori started underwater photography in 2008. His main interest today is around nature photography and conservation issues, to which he devotes his travels around the world. As an amateur, he spends all of his time off planning and realising photographic expeditions to raise awareness on some of the most endangered species of the planet. He also loves writing articles on his trips, collaborating with well-known underwater magazines around the world. During these first 10 years of underwater activity, he has achieved many recognitions and awards in some of the most important international underwater photography and nature photography competitions. In 2015 he has published his first photographic book, “Reflections from the Past”, a physical and personal journey to tell a story about his life experience with water. David’s website: www.ilmaresonoio.com

The winners of the 2023 edition of the competition have been announced! Entrants compete for prizes in 8 categories, with the top photo or video among the category winners receiving the grand prize of $1000 in cash. Congratulations to Marco Gargiulo, whose 1st place image in the Over-Under category earned him the grand prize.

Best of Show by Marco
Best of Show

PHOTOGRAPHER
Marco Gargiulo

CATEGORY
Over-Under
Gold
Black & White Winning Photograph by Martin

PHOTOGRAPHER
Martin Broen

CATEGORY
Black & White
Gold
Traditional Winning Photograph by Fabien

PHOTOGRAPHER
Fabien Michenet

CATEGORY
Traditional
Gold

The winners of the 2022 edition of the competition have been announced! Entrants compete for prizes in 6 categories, with the top image among the category winners receiving the grand prize of $1000 in cash. Congratulations to Martin Broen, whose 1st place image in the Black & White category earned him the grand prize.

Best of Show by Martin
Best of Show

PHOTOGRAPHER
Martin Broen

CATEGORY
Black & White
Gold
Macro Winning Photograph by Nicolas

PHOTOGRAPHER
Nicolas Remy

CATEGORY
Macro
Gold
Over-Under Winning Photograph by JillAnne Ward

PHOTOGRAPHER
JillAnne Ward McCarty

CATEGORY
Over-Under
Gold

The 2021 competition winners have been announced! The competition celebrates the splendor of the oceans, the skill of the entrants, and the intricate and challenging art of underwater imaging. Congratulations to Martin Broen, who won “Best of Show” for his 1st place image from the Black and White category, taking home the $1,000 cash prize.

Best of Show by Martin
Best of Show

PHOTOGRAPHER
Martin Broen

CATEGORY
Black & White
Gold
Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Enrico

PHOTOGRAPHER
Enrico Somogyi

CATEGORY
Wide Angle Traditional
Gold
Macro Traditional Winning Photograph by Julian

PHOTOGRAPHER
Julian Hsu

CATEGORY
Macro Traditional
Gold

The winners of the 2020 DEEP Indonesia imaging competition have been announced! With more than $45,000 in prizes, this year’s contest attracted thousands of entries in several themed categories. The Best of Show was awarded to Enrico Somogyi for a creative capture of a golden jellyfish in Palau.

Best of Show by Enrico
Best of Show

PHOTOGRAPHER
Enrico Somogyi

CATEGORY
Compact Cameras
Gold
Divers Winning Photograph by Petr

PHOTOGRAPHER
Petr Polách

CATEGORY
Divers
Gold
Animal Behavior Winning Photograph by Jenny

PHOTOGRAPHER
Jenny Stock

CATEGORY
Animal Behavior
Gold

The 2020 competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to all the underwater photographers who participated, and to the winners from around the world. The Masters Underwater Imaging Competition is one of the most prestigous international underwater imagery events, and over $55,000 of world-class prizes have been awarded, including a $1,000 cash prize to the “Best of Show” winner–Scott Portelli.

Best of Show by Scott
Best of Show

PHOTOGRAPHER
Scott Portelli

CATEGORY
Wide Angle Unrestricted
Gold
Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Yung-Sen

PHOTOGRAPHER
Yung-Sen Wu

CATEGORY
Wide Angle Traditional
Gold
Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Keigo

PHOTOGRAPHER
Keigo Kawamura

CATEGORY
Macro Unrestricted
Gold