loading ...
please wait
Video Underwater Photo Contest Entries From Australia

Search Contest Entries

Entries by Category
Entries by Sea
Entries by Country
or enter search text
Contest Chat
Stats
Portfolios
Slide ShowSlide Show (latest)
Slide Show
Medal Winners
Spam voting policy
Really Simple Syndication Top 10 RSS feed
The Rules!
Our underwater photography contest is the longest running and most prestigious online. If you want to make a name for yourself this is THE place to do it.
Just look at some of the internationally acclaimed photographers who have launched their u/w photo careers here over the years.

Week 37 winner

weekly hotshot click to zoom

by Mathieu Foulquié

Caribbean reef shark (Carcharhinus perezi) eating lionfish


It's easy to enter the contest just... click here to enter

August Winner

monthly hotshot click to zoom

by Matthew Smith


Last Month's HotShots...


Hotshot stats...
Michael Weberberger (Second place)
Steven Miller (Third place)

Peoples' Vote


sphinx blenny
By Marco Gargiulo
posted (6 days ago)
31 votes

Gaze - Back-selfie. Ik Kil Cenote, Yucatan Peninsula
By Nina Baxa
posted (6 days ago)
20 votes

Belted Kingfisher with Crayfish.
By Richard Goluch
posted (6 days ago)
19 votes

Unusual scenery
By Raoul Caprez
posted (3 days ago)
18 votes

Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
By Haydn Salvas
posted (5 days ago)
16 votes

Mermaid Bride
By Christian Coulombe
posted (3 days ago)
16 votes

cannibal rock
By Oscar Miralpeix
posted (6 days ago)
15 votes

Have you met?
By Sergey Lisitsyn
posted (4 days ago)
15 votes

Mirror
By Christian Coulombe
posted (3 days ago)
15 votes

Passing through
By Elaine White
posted (6 days ago)
14 votes
About Peoples' vote About Peoples' vote



Special Offer
Our Price $899
buy underwater cameras
buy your UnderwaterPhotography.com T-shirts!
The UnderwaterPhotography.com photo course collection
click here to buy the book
2488 Entries Found: Page 1  of  93
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey ... by Bill Van Eyk
Looking up at a diver at Lady Elliott Island near Hervey Bay Queensland Australia
2 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: 04:01 CST Today (17 hours ago)
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Pacific Australia
view portfolio more shots by Bill Van Eyk
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling... by Bill Van Eyk
Scuttling away from under a test cement plate, signalling stay away . . .a Blue Ringed Octopus
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Yesterday
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by Bill Van Eyk
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes i... by Haydn Salvas
Love these gobies that just pop their head out of holes in and around the Flinders Pier engine block
shortlistedShortlisted!
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by Haydn Salvas
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Drag... by Haydn Salvas
Wanted to get a near to front on shot of a Weedy Sea Dragon. After about thirty minutes I managed to get this. The position of the lights hit at just the right angle to highlight the beautiful colours of the body.
shortlistedShortlisted!
16 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: (5 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by Haydn Salvas
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Ningaloo Sunset by Nick Thake
Ningaloo Sunset
3 Votes
VOTE!
"Feeling blue" by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Feeling blue"
10 Votes
VOTE!
A Sweetlip swimming out from the coral....
9 Votes
VOTE!
A school of bump head parrotfish..... Flynn Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
9 Votes
VOTE!
Crimson red Waratah Anemones at low tide in a rock pool during a misty halo sunrise, lit with snooted strobes. The bird in the sun halo was more luck than judgement!!
shortlistedShortlisted!
24 Votes
VOTE!
An over/under of a bluebottle (physalia physalis) I love how the pneumatophore (air bladder) of this bluebottle caught the light from my underwater strobe and lit up like a fluorescent tube!! Amazing!
Winner Monthly HotShots shortlistedShortlisted!

editor's comments

Editor's Comment
This is a clear winner, due to the perfect balanced lighting used here, matching the scene and the subject in every aspect. Stunning shot!
40 Votes
VOTE!
"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW) by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Shark-aerial"
Shot at North rock (Nelson bay, NSW)
14 Votes
VOTE!
Bat Fish circling me while I was doing my safety stop above the exHMAS Brisbane wreck, Mooloolaba, Australia
6 Votes
VOTE!
Green Sea Turtle resting at Cook Island, Fingal Head, NSW, Australia.
12 Votes
VOTE!
Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m by David Haintz
Red Claw at Lake Eacham, depth 20m
7 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by David Haintz
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and se... by Gaetano Gargiulo
"Abducted"... the water was cold and full of seals and sea-birds excrement but was fun!!
9 Votes
VOTE!
Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. de... by David Haintz
Vintage Pose. Taken at Lake Barrine, North Queensland. depth 14m vis around 2m.
5 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
date posted posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by David Haintz
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by ... by Gaetano Gargiulo
millions of juvenile fishes. vis was good but swamped by clouds of little juvenile swimming thru the pylons
8 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, July 20, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there... by Gaetano Gargiulo
the months are passing by.. but this guys is always there :-)
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Close Focus
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise... by Gaetano Gargiulo
my strobe malfunctioned at 20m... so I had to improvise...
4 Votes
VOTE!
diving with seals is always great!!! by Gaetano Gargiulo
diving with seals is always great!!!
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, July 5, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Marine Life
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare... by Gaetano Gargiulo
6+m of vis at Clifton Gardens are rare...
6 Votes
VOTE!
My nephew diving into the Blue Hole in the Daintree Forest, by David Haintz
My nephew diving into the Blue Hole in the Daintree Forest,
6 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, June 28, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by David Haintz
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet by Gaetano Gargiulo
playing with shallow DOF with a friendly dragonet
2 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Friday, June 27, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
cute little mimicking file-fish by Gaetano Gargiulo
cute little mimicking file-fish
13 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, June 23, 2014
date posted category: Macro - swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group wit... by Elizabeth Solich
Giant Australian Cuttlefish impress photography group with Paul Macdonald of downunderpix, Nikon D700, Sea & Sea housing, 15mm sigma fish eye lens, 1.4x TC, 2x Sea & Sea YS110 strobes, f/14, 1/60, ISO-400
10 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Sunday, June 22, 2014
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Great Australian Bight Australia
view portfolio more shots by Elizabeth Solich
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
the debut of Violet-tino on the contest :-) by Gaetano Gargiulo
the debut of Violet-tino on the contest :-)
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Saturday, June 21, 2014
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
date posted location: Tasman Sea Australia
view portfolio more shots by Gaetano Gargiulo
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
Barrine Eal, taken at Laken Barrine up in the tablelands ... by David Haintz
Barrine Eal, taken at Laken Barrine up in the tablelands west of cairns queensland. Visibility was around 7m, photo taken at 20m using Canon 7D, 2x lights, 24-105mm macro lens.
12 Votes
VOTE!

create a new forum thread to discuss this image discuss this image
go to the dive site record where this shot was takenDive Site for this image
date posted posted: Monday, June 16, 2014
date posted category: Freshwater
date posted location: Australia
view portfolio more shots by David Haintz
report inappropriate content to the webmaster report abuse 
2488 Entries Found: Page 1  of  93