Underwater Photo Grand Prix
18 Years | 854 Winners | $276,000 Cash
Imran Ahmad, Malaysia


Imran Ahmad is Asia’s most celebrated and internationally published underwater photographer.

He has been capturing the magnificence of life both below and above the water’s surface for over 20 years. His style is different from anything seen. He is known for his experimental photography with light and motion.

Imran graduated from Middlesex University with a Bachelor of Arts in Filmmaking. He is an ambassador for Mares, Nikon, Blancpain Ocean Commitment, SEACAM, RGB Lights (Japan), and a member of the Ocean Artist Society. He spends much of his time as a professional photographer giving presentations and promoting photography in all its aspects, both as an art and documentation.

His work has been published in National Geographic, Edition Fifty Fathoms, Straits Times and more.

Besides diving the ocean, he is the in-house professional at ESCAPEINC ASIA, a photographically inspired showroom in Malaysia and Singapore that runs photo inspired adventures around the world, and a distributor for some of the best underwater photographic equipment.

Imran was born in Singapore and now lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, with his wife, Debbie, and his daughter Izabell.