WORLD SHOOTOUT
Awarding Underwater Photographers with Prestigious Prizes
14 Years | 641 Winners | $262,000 Cash
AMATEURS 2018
GUIDELINES
  • Free registration for 1 set 
  • Since the Amateurs category was especially created for beginners, only compact digital camera system owners can participate in this category. Images taken with DSLR or Mirrorless systems cannot be submitted to this category.
  • Any single image taken during November 2nd, 2017 - November 1st, 2018 can be submitted to this category. 
  • Minor editing of images using any imaging software is allowed. This includes color and contrast enhancements, backscatter removal, minor flaws fixes and background consolidation. Image editing that alters the main content of the image, such as moving, removing models and/or implanting foreign elements, is not permitted.
  • 1st prize

    Fantasea FA6500 Housing and Port for Sony a6500 and a6300 cameras, courtesy of Fantasea Line 

  • 2nd prize

    7-night holiday for 1 person at the Manta Ray Bay in Yap, including 5 diving days, courtesy of Manta Ray Bay in Yap organizers of the annual U/W Photography
    "MantaFest” competition/event. 

  • 3rd prize

    Big Blue HL1000XW (1000 Lumens) Underwater Video Light, courtesy of
     Mozaik Underwater Cameras

2017 WINNERS
  • Barbara Belaz, Italy
  • John Gorman, USA
  • Weijun Wu, China
  • Kirsten Gorner, Switzerland
  • Markus Sorger, Austria
  • Barbara Belaz, Italy
  • John Gorman, USA
  • Weijun Wu, China
  • Kirsten Gorner, Switzerland
  • Markus Sorger, Austria