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Karen Doody
After 25 years working as a designer in the publishing industry in the U.S., Karen moved to Mexico in 2001 with her husband Mike where they own and operate Dive Aventuras. \"Diving is my passion. It has taken me places I never dreamed and allowed me to see things I could not imagine. The desire to share my incredible experiences both traveling and diving continues to fuel my interest in photography.\"

Recent Competitions

The winners of the 2022 edition of the competition have been announced! Entrants compete for prizes in 6 categories, with the top image among the category winners receiving the grand prize of $1000 in cash. Congratulations to Martin Broen, whose 1st place image in the Black & White category earned him the grand prize.

Best of Show by Martin
Best of Show

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Martin Broen

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Black & White
1st Place
Over-Under Winning Photograph by JillAnne Ward

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JillAnne Ward McCarty

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Over-Under
1st Place
Traditional Winning Photograph by Renata

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Renata Romeo

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Traditional
1st Place

The 2021 competition winners have been announced! The competition celebrates the splendor of the oceans, the skill of the entrants, and the intricate and challenging art of underwater imaging. Congratulations to Martin Broen, who won “Best of Show” for his 1st place image from the Black and White category, taking home the $1,000 cash prize.

Best of Show by Martin
Best of Show

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Martin Broen

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

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Tom Shlesinger

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
1st Place
Macro Traditional Winning Photograph by Julian

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Julian Hsu

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Macro Traditional
1st Place

The winners of the 2020 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 Enrico Somogyi for a creative capture of a golden jellyfish in Palau.

Best of Show by Enrico
Best of Show

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Enrico Somogyi

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Compact Cameras
1st Place
Animal Behavior Winning Photograph by Jenny

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Jenny Stock

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Animal Behavior
1st Place
Reefscapes Winning Photograph by Fressia

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Fressia Peng

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Reefscapes
1st Place

The 2020 competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to all the underwater photographers who participated, and to the winners from around the world. The Masters Underwater Imaging Competition is 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 – Scott Portelli.

Best of Show by Scott
Best of Show

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Scott Portelli

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
1st Place
Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Keigo

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Keigo Kawamura

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Macro Unrestricted
1st Place
Wide Angle Traditional Winning Photograph by Yung-Sen

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Yung-Sen Wu

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Wide Angle Traditional
1st Place

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
Animal Portrait Winning Photograph by Nicholas

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Nicholas Samaras

CATEGORY
Animal Portrait
1st Place
Compact Cameras Winning Photograph by Ipah

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Ipah Uid

CATEGORY
Compact Cameras
1st Place