Submit your best and most impressive images, taken between November 2, 2022 and, November 4, 2023.
Photographers are invited to submit up to 3 images (you can also submit images submitted to other categories).
AI Usage Prohibition:
We want to emphasize that it is absolutely forbidden to use AI (Artificial Intelligence) in any form for image creation, enhancement, or manipulation in this year's competition.
At World ShootOut, we value the traditional artistry and skill of underwater photography, and thus, all submitted images must be a result of conventional photography techniques, void of any AI-generated content.
An international panel of judges will select 10 outstanding images from all of the images submitted to the category.
Mr. Petros Michelidakis the director of boot Dusseldorf show will select the best picture of the year.
The winner will be announced during the award ceremony at the boot Dusseldorf show on January 27, 2024.
The winning image will appear on the album cover to be produced for the competition.
Minor editing of images using any imaging software is allowed. This includes color and contrast enhancements, backscatter removal, up to 15% cropping, 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.