Underwater Photography

UnderwaterPhotography.com Has Announced The Winners For 2018

Every year, thousands of photographers submit stunning photos to the world’s longest running underwater photography contest – UnderwaterPhotography.com.

This year’s winners have just been released, so we’ve selected our favorites below!

Bronze medal winner in Over/Under category | Suzan Meldonian (United States) – American crocodile, taken in Cuba


Silver medal winner in Wide Angle – Divers category | Wayne Jones (Australia) – Man From Mars, taken in Indonesia


Silver Medal Winner in Wide Angle – Marine Life category | Nick Polanszky (Australia) – Travel Safely Mantas


Gold Medal winner in Wide Angle – Close Focus category | Salvatore Ianniello (Italy) – Under the clouds


Gold Medal winner in Macro – not swimming category | Jinggong Zhang (China) – Seahorse Mating taken in Japan


Bronze Medal winner in Macro – not swimming category | Iyad Suleyman (Ukraine) – Porcelain Crab taken in Indonesia


Gold Medal winner in Macro – swimming category | Wayne Jones (Australia) – Jack & Jelly taken in the Philippines


Runner Up in the Super Macro category | Patricia Sinclair (USA) – One of the hardest for me to get – this image of an isopod!


Bronze Medal in the Macro – Close Up category | Masa Biru Aruba – A baby eel taken in the Philippines


Gold Medal in the Creative Manipulated category | Filip Staes (Belgium) – An angel is watching over us. Model: mermaid Nyxe, TODI, Belgium.

World Champion and Grand Master

In addition to the medal awards, the judges select the photographers that stood out most – the World Champion and Grand Master.

This year this honorable achievement was given to Alejandro Topete (World Champion) and Mehmet Salih Bilal (Grand Master).

Check out the full list of medal winners here.

Join the contest for a chance to win a medal on next year’s contest!

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Ran Mor

Sales and Marketing at Mozaik Underwater Cameras
Ran is a professional photographer for over 14 years. His passion for scuba diving and photography has pushed him to combine his profession and hobby and become a professional underwater photographer. Teaching is one of his greatest passions and over the years he has shared his experience with many divers and aspiring photographers. Along with his wife Danielle, an experienced Scuba Instructor, they have founded Dive and More, leading dive trips and UW photo workshops all over the world. Ran is also an electrical engineer and an avid internet marketing specialist.
Visit his personal portfolio at www.ranmorphoto.com.
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