Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018

The 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition has now closed for entries.

5rd Jan 2018: The judging is now complete! Winners will be notified during the week commencing 8th January. In the mean-time we would like to thank all of you for your amazing support of the UPY competition - the UPY Team


Our sponsors list for this year has now been released, and cone agian we're very proud to be working with some of the biggest names in the diving and travel industries.

See the 2017 Collection in the Winners Gallery or download the 2017 Yearbook for some inspiration.

UPY Logo

© Gabriel Barathieu (France)

Category details

We have 8 international and 3 British waters categories for you to enter. Please make sure you submit your images into the correct one!

2017 award video

Check out the 45min 2017 Awards Presentation, featuring interviews with some of our winners.

Meet the judges

Meet our top team of international judges

UPY 2017 on the road

See where you can visit the UPY 2017 exhibition

© Csaba Tökölyi (Hungary)

2017 Winners Gallery

See all the 2017 winning images here. Picked from over 4000 entrantries from 57 countries

© Greg Lecoeur (France)

Competition Rules Updated

We've updated the rules, agreement and image limits for the 2018 competition

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