Welcome to the Monthly Scubaverse Underwater Photo Contest!

Each month, a winning photo will be chosen from your entries by Scubaverse.com’s Underwater Photography editors, Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown. Nick and Caroline will give their views on a selection of the submitted photos, offer hints, tips and advice in an effort to help you improve your underwater photography skills, and will pick their favourite photo as the contest’s winner. The winning photo will be added to the Underwater Photo Contest Winners’ Gallery, and will also be displayed on the homepage of Scubaverse.com. In addition to this, the winning photo will appear as the background image on Scubaverse.com’s Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages.

But that’s not all – the person who has submitted the winning image will also win a £100 voucher for a Scuba Travel Worldwide escorted photography trips with either Mario Vitalini, Martin Edge, or Martin Guess, and a copy of Vivid-Pix‘s Picture-Fix photo editing software (usually $49.99) which has been developed specifically for the underwater world and ‘Auto-magically’ improves underwater pictures (click on the Vivid-Pix before/after picture below to watch a video tutorial that tells you more about the Picture-Fix software and how it works.)

Each contestant can upload as many as 3 photos per contest. Please note that your entries will not be visible until they have been approved by our Administrator, which could take up to 24 hours.

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Scubaverse.com’s Photo of the Year

If you are one of our Photo of the Month winners, your winning picture automatically qualifies as an entry into Scubaverse.com’s Photo of the Year contest – and whoever wins Photo of the Year will walk away with over £1,000 worth of Mares diving equipment (click on the Mares logo below to find out what’s included).

In addition to this, the winner will also receive another voucher, this time worth £150, from Scuba Travel for one of their Worldwide escorted photography trips with either Mario Vitalini, Martin Edge, or Martin Guess (as a winner of Photo of the Month, the winner would have already received a £100 voucher from Scuba Travel for one of their Worldwide escorted photography trips, so that’s a massive £250 off one of these awesome holidays).

Scubaverse.com’s Photo of the Year will be carefully chosen by a panel of some of the UK’s best known and respected Underwater Photography experts, lead by Scubaverse.com’s very own underwater photography editors Nick and Caroline Robertson-Brown. The winner of Photo of the Year will be announced in the New Year.

Submit your entries below – and good luck!

Contest Terms & Conditions

By entering Scubaverse.com’s Underwater Photo Contest you agree to receive further information from Scubaverse and the Contest’s Sponsors – Mares, Scuba Travel, Vivid-Pix and Frogfish Photography (from which you can opt out of following initial contact from any party at any time). Only three images per Contest can be entered by any one photographer. Images must not be taken in aquariums, or of captive animals in any situation. If the judges think the animal has been distressed or moved from its natural habitat, the image will be disqualified. Images entered into Scubaverse.com’s Underwater Photo Contest will be used to promote the monthly Contest and the annual Contest royalty free; copyright will however remain with the photographer. All photos must be the work of the photographer entering. The judges’ decision is final.


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during a black water dive in Mano Bay to Anilao , Philippines I try this click to ribbon eel

during a black water dive without strobe I try this shot to meters in Janao bay , Anilao , Philippines to Anialao photo academy

Blue spotted Ray chilling in the Red Sea.

Up close with Blue Shark off the coast of Plymouth.

Anilao Philippines

It was a nudi, Hypselodoris bullockii with its mass eggs. The hardest part of this pic is how to get a focused picture between nudi and its eggs

It was a lembeh seadragon, very unusual critter which swims like a sea dragon and has a pygmy seahorse face. Discovered in November 2006 in north Sulawesi by eagle eyes

The trioplan is not a sharp lens. But it is a lens to make colours pop and out of focus bubbly. This nudibranch was photographed on the grass of Nacala,

It was a picture of Hypselodoris bullockii with its mass eggs. The hardest part to capture this pic was how to get a focus both of nudi and its eggs.

Frog fish, taken in Nacala, Mozambique. Laowa 24mm probe lens.

The portrait of a mantis shrimp using a Trioplan 100.

Lembeh 2017 Coleman Shrimp

Turtle City Komodo 2019

it was my wife who tried to videoing the schooling of jackfish at the depth of 30 m at anilao, philippines

School of nurse sharks on night dive like spaceships at night.

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