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Dale Sanders
Dale Sanders is a professional photographer based on Vancouver Island in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.  He has been diving and photographing many of the worlds most spectacular diving locations for over thirty years, but still finds some of the very best diving to be at home in the waters of British Columbia.  He has published a book on the area entitled "The Emerald Sea",  and has recently returned from six weeks of diving and photographing beneath the ice in Canada's arctic, working with an IMAX film crew. Dale shoots Canon EOS DSLR cameras in AQUATICA housings,  with Ikelite Strobes and Nocturnal Lights focusing lights.
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Announcing the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition
Posted: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide (DPG) are excited to announce the rebranding of the Our World Underwater imaging contest. From this year, it has become the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition.

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New Competition
DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2020
DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2020

The 2020 competition opens for entries December 13th. Underwater photographers of all levels, from novice to professionals, will compete in what has become the “Super Bowl” of international underwater imagery events.

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Total Prizes: $55,000
Competition Deadline: Saturday, February 8, 2020 11:59PM PST
New Competition
DEEP Indonesia 2020
DEEP Indonesia 2020

The 15th annual DEEP Indonesia competition will open for submission on December 13th, 2019. The 2020 edition features six themed categories and more than $45,000 in prizes, including underwater photo equipment and premium dive travel packages to some of the top photography destinations.

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Total Prizes: $45,000
Competition Deadline: Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:59PM PST

Recent Competitions

The winners of the 2019 DEEP Indonesia imaging competition have been announced! With more than $45,000 in prizes, this year’s contest attracted thousands of entries in several themed categories. The Best of Show was awarded to Grant Thomas for an impressive split shot titled “Papuan Sunset.”

Best of Show by Grant
Best of Show

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Grant Thomas

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Over-Unders
1st Place
Reefscapes Winning Photograph by Tyler

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Tyler Schiffman

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Reefscapes
1st Place
Animal Portrait Winning Photograph by Nicholas

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Nicholas Samaras

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Animal Portrait
1st Place

The 2019 competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to all the underwater photographers who participated, and to the winners from around the world. The Our World Underwater competition has become one of the most prestigous international underwater imagery events, and over $55,000 of world-class prizes have been awarded, including a $1,000 cash prize to the “Best of Show” winner – Luc Rooman.

Best of Show by Luc
Best of Show

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Luc Rooman

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
1st Place
Black and White Winning Photograph by Henley

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Henley Spiers

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Black and White
1st Place
Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Pedro

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Pedro Carrillo

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Wide Angle Traditional
1st Place

The winners of the 2018 DEEP Indonesia imaging competition have been announced! With more than $45,000 in prizes, this year’s contest attracted thousands of entries in several themed categories. The Best of Show was awarded to Yung-Sen Wu for a jaw-dropping image of a blue-ring octopus tending its eggs in Lembeh, Indonesia.

Best of Show by Yung-Sen
Best of Show

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Yung-Sen Wu

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Animal Behavior
1st Place
Over-Unders Winning Photograph by Grant

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Grant Thomas

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Over-Unders
1st Place
Compact Cameras Winning Photograph by Francesco

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Francesco Pacienza

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Compact Cameras
1st Place

The 2018 competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to all the underwater photographers who participated, and to the winners from around the world. The Our World Underwater competition has become one of the most prestigous international underwater imagery events, and over $55,000 of world-class prizes have been awarded, including a $1,000 cash prize to the Best of Show winner – Shane Gross.

Best of Show by Shane
Best of Show

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Shane Gross

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Macro Traditional
1st Place
Black and White Winning Photograph by Vaclav

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Vaclav Krpelik

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Black and White
1st Place
Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Shane

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Shane Gross

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Wide Angle Traditional
1st Place

The winners of the 2017 DEEP Indonesia imaging competition have been announced! With more than $45,000 in prizes, this year’s contest attracted thousands of entries in several themed categories. The Best of Show was awarded to Ralph Pace for a fantastic image of a pelagic feeding frenzy in the waters of Mexico’s Revillagigedo Islands.

Best of Show by Ralph
Best of Show

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Ralph Pace

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Animal Behavior
1st Place
Animal Portrait Winning Photograph by Liang

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Liang Fu

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Animal Portrait
1st Place
Surf Winning Photograph by Beau

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Beau Pilgrim

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Surf
1st Place