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Taner Atilgan

I'm an architect from Istanbul/Turkey. I started scuba diving at 2008 and have been a CMAS instructor since 2011. I'm taking underwater photos since 2011.

The winners of the 2023 edition of the competition have been announced! Entrants compete for prizes in 8 categories, with the top photo or video among the category winners receiving the grand prize of $1000 in cash. Congratulations to Marco Gargiulo, whose 1st place image in the Over-Under category earned him the grand prize.

Best of Show by Marco
Best of Show

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Marco Gargiulo

CATEGORY
Over-Under
Gold
Blackwater Winning Photograph by Magnus

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Magnus Lundgren

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Blackwater
Gold
Macro Winning Photograph by Byron

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Byron Conroy

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Macro
Gold

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

CATEGORY
Black & White
Gold
Wide Angle Winning Photograph by Raffaele

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Raffaele Livornese

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Wide Angle
Gold
Over-Under Winning Photograph by JillAnne Ward

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JillAnne Ward McCarty

CATEGORY
Over-Under
Gold

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

PHOTOGRAPHER
Martin Broen

CATEGORY
Black & White
Gold
Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Sander

PHOTOGRAPHER
Sander van der Heijden

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Macro Unrestricted
Gold
Wide Angle Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Tom

PHOTOGRAPHER
Tom Shlesinger

CATEGORY
Wide Angle Unrestricted
Gold

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

PHOTOGRAPHER
Enrico Somogyi

CATEGORY
Compact Cameras
Gold
Divers Winning Photograph by Petr

PHOTOGRAPHER
Petr Polách

CATEGORY
Divers
Gold
Reefscapes Winning Photograph by Fressia

PHOTOGRAPHER
Fressia Peng

CATEGORY
Reefscapes
Gold

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

CATEGORY
Wide Angle Unrestricted
Gold
Macro Traditional Winning Photograph by Yatwai

PHOTOGRAPHER
Yatwai So

CATEGORY
Macro Traditional
Gold
Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Keigo

PHOTOGRAPHER
Keigo Kawamura

CATEGORY
Macro Unrestricted
Gold