Ocean Art 2021

Ocean Art 2020 Photo Competition


Ocean Art 2020 Underwater Photo Competition

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Over $40,000 in prizes awarded!


Ocean Art 2020 Winners Have Been Announced! Click Here to View All Winners


Ocean Art 2021 Will Be Announced in Early September, 2021

Please support our sponsors - they are all small businesses that are trying really hard to support divers around the world! 


Please see the competition details before entering

Entries can only be accepted through our online portal


Ocean Art 2019 Underwater Photography Competition


Open to all photographers; Winners choose their own prizes!*

*Nudibranch category winner awarded the Villa Markisa Resort Prize!

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Please contact contest@uwphotographyguide.com with any questions.


Click Here to View the Past Ocean Art Winners


Mirrorless camera technology advanced at lightspeed scince 2018 and many new systems are as good or better than DSLR's. Therefore we have merged our mirrorless categories into the "open" categories. We are excited to announce the continuation of our very successful Blackwater and Underwater Conservation categories. We can't wait to see what this amazing community of underwater photographers produces!



Marine Life Behavior


Cold Water



Underwater Conservation

Compact Wide-Angle

Compact Macro

Compact Behavior

Underwater Art



Platinum Sponsors

see full prize descriptions )

Coralia Liveaboard

Bilikiki Cruises

Villa Markisa

Siladen Resort & Spa



Bluewater Photo


Bluewater Travel

Premium Sponsors

see full prize descriptions )

Volivoli Beach Resort

Crystal Blue Resort

Sea & Sea