Current Contest – Underwater Photography

Welcome to the Monthly Scubaverse Underwater Photo Contest!


Each month, a winning photo will be chosen from your entries by’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 In addition to this, the winning photo will appear as the background image on’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 Duxy, 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.


Maximum File Size: 1 MB’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’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 Duxy, 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).’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’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!



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Contest Ends In:

Clown Fish Photographed off Batt Reef
Great Barrier Reef Australia

This Turtle was just relaxing in the water photographed off low island Port Douglas
Great Barrier Reef Australia

This macro photo of a ethereal on a sea anemone was taken on the great barrier reef Australia

Giant Gorgonian sea fan
Scanned from film. Nikonos RS and 13mm lens

double exposure

nikon d 7000 1/250s f22 iso 100

double exposure

Nudibranch (Pteraeolidia semperi) posing,
Dauin, Philippines
Canon G16, Fantasea housing, F/4.5, 1/125 sec, Iso 200, ambiant light

Seahorse Portrait form Lembeh, Indoneisa
Olympus EM-5, 60 mm, Iso-200, 1/125, f 5.6

Portrait of Hairy Frogfish from Lembeh, Indonesia
Olympus EM-5, 60 mm, Iso-200, 1/125, f-7.1

Beautiful Hypselodoris Nudibranch posing in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia
Olympus EM-5, 60 mm, iso-200, 1/250, F-11

Sony RX100M2, Sea & Sea YS-D1, iDas +8 wet lens; shot in Croatia

Sony RX100M2, no flash; on Gili Meno, Indonesia

Underwater boxing

I took this picture in Thailand in December of last year, my first tropical trip.

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