Underwater Photo Grand Prix
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  • Best 5 winners 2019
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    Grant Thomas from United Kingdom won the first prize, Greg Lecoeur from France won the second prize and
    Tobias Friedrich from Germany  won the third  prize

  • Global Championship Winners 2019
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    Team USA, comprised of Renee Capozzola, Ron Watkins, and Jeff Milisen won the Championship 2019 category! 
    They competed in the finals against Spanish Team, and another 3 Italian teams
    Renee Capozzola accepted this award on stage with her two sons, Dean and Donovan, since her teammates were unable to attend the awards ceremony. 
     

     

  • Wide Angle
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    First prize went to Greg Lecoeur from France, Second prize went to Raffaele Livornese from Italy and
    Third prize went to Grant Thomas, United Kingdom

     

     

  • German Photographer of the Year
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    Friedrich Tobias was announce as German Photographer of the Year 2019

  • Amateurs
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    First Amateurs prize went to Enrico Somogyi from Germany, Second prize went to Lorenzo Mittiga from Italy 
    and Third prize went to Lorincz Ferenc Jr from Hungary 

  • Black Water
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    First Black Water prize went to Hoarau Galice from Norway, Second prize went to Steven Kovacs from USA and
    Third prize went to Lilian Koh from Singapore

  • UW FASHION
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    First prize went to Christian Zink from Germany, Second prize went to Gianni Pecchiar from Italy and
    Third prize went to Plamena Mileva from Bulgaria

     

  • USA photographer of the year 2019
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    Renee Capozzola was announce as USA Photographer of the Year 2019

  • best picture of the year 2019
    Photo by: Sigala Shoham

    Ryan Koh from Singapore was announce for best picture of the Year 2019

2019 Categories & Prizes
  • Best 5 Images
    5 impressive images or stanning creativity portfolio …
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  • AMATEURS
    Created for beginners, only compact digital camera ....
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  • Wide Angle
    Single image featuring wide angle lens composition .....
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  • MACRO
    Single image featuring macro/super macro .....
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  • UW FASHION
    3 images should introduce creativity and innovative ....
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  • VIDEO CLIP
    Video clip up to 150 seconds taken anytime .....
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  • Championship
    6 images submitted by 3 photographers from .....
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  • Black Water
    3 powerful, impressive standalone shark images .....
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  • French Photographer of the Year 2020
    FINALS
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  • German Photographer of the Year 2020
    FINALS
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  • USA Photographer of the Year 2020
    USA Photographer of the Year 2019
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PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2019

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This year, photographers who register and submit images to any of World ShootOut 2019 categories are automatically enrolled in the Photographer of the Year 2019 competition*!
While no additional registration or submission fees are required, your chances of winning great prizes for your images were just doubled!
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  • Asia
  • Germany
  • France
  • USA
  • Italy
  • Israel
2018 Winners
  • Enrico Somogyi, Germany
    AMATEURS
    Photo by: Enrico Somogyi, Germany
  • Grant Thomas, United Kingdom
    Best 5 Images
    Photo by: Grant Thomas, United Kingdom
  • Greg Lecoeur, France
    Wide Angle
    Photo by: Greg Lecoeur, France
  • Marco Steiner, Maldives
    MACRO
    Photo by: Marco Steiner, Maldives
  • Christian Zink, Germany
    UW FASHION
    Photo by: Christian Zink, Germany
    • Renee Capozzola...
    • Jeffrey Milisen...
    • Ron Watkins, US...
    Championship
    Photo by: Renee Capozzola, USA
  • Koh Ryan, Singapore
    BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR
    Photo by: Koh Ryan, Singapore
  • Felipe Ravina Olivares, Spain
    VIDEO CLIP
    Video by: Felipe Ravina Olivares, Spain
  • Tobias Friedrich
    German Photographer of the Year 2019
    Photo by: Tobias Friedrich
  • Patrice Privé
    French Photographer of the Year 2019
    Photo by: Patrice Privé
  • Marco GARGIULO
    Italian Photographer of the Year 2019
    Photo by: Marco GARGIULO
  • Rafi Amar, Israel
    Israel Photographer of the Year 2019
    Photo by: Rafi Amar, Israel
  • Renee Capozzola
    USA Photographer of the Year 2019
    Photo by: Renee Capozzola
  • Hoarau Galice, Norway
    Black Water
    Photo by: Hoarau Galice, Norway
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Success Stories
  • Franco Tulli
    images that can thrill and maybe make you want to immerse yourself in this silent world.
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  • Ken Kiefer
    I really love shooting almost everything underwater but fashion is a really great medium to express my creativity....
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  • Tanya Houppermans
    Challenge yourself to show your subject to the world in a way that people may have never seen it before. I try to do this with my shark images.....
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  • Gregory Lecoeur
    Achieving speeds of 100 kilometers per hour as they strike the water and pursuing their prey underwater....
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