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Karen Doody
After 25 years working as a designer in the publishing industry in the U.S., Karen moved to Mexico in 2001 with her husband Mike where they own and operate Dive Aventuras. \"Diving is my passion. It has taken me places I never dreamed and allowed me to see things I could not imagine. The desire to share my incredible experiences both traveling and diving continues to fuel my interest in photography.\"
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Underwater Awards Australasia 2024
Underwater Awards Australasia 2024

The Underwater Awards Australasia 2024 is a new underwater imaging competition focused on the Australasian region. The prizes, worth more than A$50,000 in total, include dive trips with the world’s top resorts and liveaboards, as well as the latest underwater photo and video gear. Entrants compete for prizes in 8 categories, with the top image or video among the category winners receiving the distinction of “Best of Show.”

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Total Prizes: $50,000
Competition Deadline: Thursday, August 1, 2024 11:59PM PST

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 Suliman Alatiqi, whose 1st place image in the Wide Angle category earned him the grand prize.

Best of Show by Suliman
Best of Show

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Suliman Alatiqi

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Wide Angle
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Conservation Winning Photograph by Yinan

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Yinan Liu

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Conservation
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Traditional Winning Photograph by Fabien

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Fabien Michenet

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Traditional
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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

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Martin Broen

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Black & White
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Over-Under Winning Photograph by JillAnne Ward

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JillAnne Ward McCarty

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Over-Under
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Wide Angle Winning Photograph by Raffaele

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Raffaele Livornese

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Wide Angle
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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

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Martin Broen

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Black & White
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Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Enrico

PHOTOGRAPHER
Enrico Somogyi

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Wide Angle Traditional
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Macro Traditional Winning Photograph by Julian

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Julian Hsu

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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

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Enrico Somogyi

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Compact Cameras
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Divers Winning Photograph by Petr

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Petr Polách

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Divers
Gold
Animal Behavior Winning Photograph by Jenny

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Jenny Stock

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Animal Behavior
Gold