Ocean Art 2023 Competition Now Accepting Entries

Ocean Art 2023 Competition Now Accepting Entries

Now through November 30, 2023 underwater photographers will have the chance to enter one of the world's most anticipated and prestigious photo competitions. Entrants can look forward to incredible prize packages as well as recognition from some of the most widely published news and media outlets from around the globe.

Underwater Photography Guide's Ocean Art contest offers over $110,000USD in prizes - their most substantial year yet. Prizes range from free liveaboard cruises to highly valuable underwater photography gear. This is your chance to win a bucket-list vacation or pick up a new strobe you've been eyeing.

Award winners can also expect international recognition through widespread media coverage. CNN, CBS News, South China Morning Post, National Geographic, among many other prestigious outlets broadcast Ocean Art winning images, giving photographers an exceptional opportunity for free promotion on a global scale.

bryant turffs turtle image ocean art 2022 winner taken with ikelite underwater housing

Ocean Art 2022 winner Bryant Turffs won a 7-night liveaboard trip to St. Kitts or Saba for his image "Chew With Your Mouth Closed!" © Bryant Turffs


Contest Information

This contest is open to all level of photographers from amateur to pro. With 14 different categories there are divisions for every style of underwater photographer. Entry fees are priced at $10/photo (with discounts for submitting 10+ or 20+ photos). You may enter the same photo in multiple categories, though each will be subject to an entry fee and each photo can only win one prize. Learn more about each category plus details on Ocean Art's rules and regulations


Register Today

You don't want to miss this opportunity for international recognition and once-in-a-lifetime prizes. Enter to win!


Additional Reading

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Photo Contest Tips From a 100x Winner

Behind the Shots: Ocean Art 2022 Winners

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Fighting for the Best Picture: Live Underwater Photography Competitions

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