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Color & light take on a new sensation through a lens when combined with water and modern imagery techniques expressing a totally different art form. Lawrence Alex Wu, specializes in creating underwater images as well as multi-media content to electrify the senses and introduce people to a fantasy world from our ocean depths. His work ranges from portraits to artistic interpretations of ocean wildlife and seascapes to conservation efforts to save our seas.  With over 15 international awards & recognition from prestigious underwater photo contests and film festivals around the world, Lawrence Alex Wu has been published in magazines and exhibited in such cities as Bangkok, London, Chicago, Australia, Jakarta and Switzerland. LawrenceAlexWu.com has online gallery collections which are available for commercial use and prints.
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2018 Competitions Announced with More Than $100,000 in Prizes
Posted: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The 13th edition of the Underwater Competition Series, organized by founders DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel, is returning in 2018 with over $100,000 worth of prizes up for grabs.

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New Competition
DEEP Indonesia 2018
DEEP Indonesia 2018

The 13th annual DEEP Indonesia competition will open for submission on November 13th, 2017. The 2018 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, February 10, 2018 11:59PM PST
New Competition
Our World Underwater 2018
Our World Underwater 2018

The 2018 competition opens for entries November 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, January 27, 2018 11:59PM PST

Recent Competitions

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
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Ralph Pace

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Animal Behavior
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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

The 2017 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 – Yatwai So.

Best of Show by yatwai
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yatwai so

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Macro Unrestricted
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Wide Angle Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Beau

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Beau Pilgrim

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
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Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion Winning Photograph by Alicia

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Alicia Franco

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Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion
1st Place

The winners of the 2016 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 Mathieu Foulquié for his stunning image of mating toads.

Best of Show by Mathieu
Best of Show

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Mathieu Foulquié

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Animal Behavior
1st Place
Divers Winning Photograph by Gianni

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Gianni Pecchiar

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Divers
1st Place
Animal Portrait Winning Photograph by Yen-Yi

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Yen-Yi Lee

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Animal Portrait
1st Place

The 2016 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 – Fabien Michenet.

Best of Show by Fabien
Best of Show

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Fabien Michenet

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
1st Place
Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion Winning Photograph by Lucie

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Lucie Drlikova

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Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion
1st Place
Compact Cameras Winning Photograph by Bert

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Bert Willaert

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Compact Cameras
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The winners of the 2015 DEEP Indonesia imaging competition have been announced! With more than $40,000 in prizes, this year’s contest attracted thousands of entries in several themed categories. The Best in Show was awarded to Eduardo Acevedo for his stunning image of a fish captured in the tentacles of a man-o’-war.

Best of Show by Acevedo
Best of Show

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Acevedo Eduardo

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Animal Portrait
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Divers Winning Photograph by Luc

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Luc Eeckhaut

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Divers
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Animal Behavior Winning Photograph by Petar

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Petar Sabol

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Animal Behavior
1st Place