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David Gallardo was born in 1975 in Portugalete (Spain). Soon after, he and his family moved to Barcelona where he spent most of his childhood. The son of a commercial diver, he first experienced his passion for the sea at a young age. Being only 8 years old, he started practicing scuba and free diving. After many years of experience in free diving in the Mediterranean sea, he took his first steps in underwater photography discovering a whole new realm. At the age of 18, he received his first scuba diving certification with C.M.A.S. (Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques) and, after assisting with the training of scuba divers, he decided to get his PADI dive instructor license. In 1999 David moved to the Turks & Caicos Islands where he worked as a dive instructor for 4 years. In 2003 when he got his first job as a professional underwater photographer and had the tremendous opportunity of photographing the rich marine life of the islands as well as the migration of the humpback whales to the Silver Bank (Dominican Rep.), memories of a life time. During the last few years, David has been travelling and photographing land and marine biodiversity in places such as Galapagos Islands, Red Sea, Caribbean and Indonesia. He presently lives in the Turks & Caicos Islands working as a full time professional photographer. He plans to keep on travelling and capturing images of the planet amazing oceans.
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Announcing the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2021
Posted: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

DivePhotoGuide (DPG) and Wetpixel are excited to announce the launch of the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2021. The contest celebrates the splendor of the oceans, the skill of the entrants, and the intricate and challenging art of underwater imaging.

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DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2021
DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2021

The 2021 competition opens for entries August 31st. Underwater photographers of all levels, from novice to professional, will compete in what has become the “World Championship” of international underwater imagery events.

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Total Prizes: $2,250
Competition Deadline: Sunday, October 31, 2021 11:59PM PST

Recent Competitions

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
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Enrico Somogyi

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Compact Cameras
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Animal Portrait Winning Photograph by Eric

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Eric Hou

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Animal Portrait
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Reefscapes Winning Photograph by Fressia

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Fressia Peng

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Reefscapes
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The 2020 competition winners have been announced! Congratulations to all the underwater photographers who participated, and to the winners from around the world. The DPG/Wetpixel 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
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Scott Portelli

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
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Macro Traditional Winning Photograph by Yatwai

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Yatwai So

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Macro Traditional
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Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Keigo

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Keigo Kawamura

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Macro Unrestricted
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
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Grant Thomas

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Over-Unders
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Animal Behavior Winning Photograph by Jinggong

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Jinggong Zhang

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Animal Behavior
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Compact Cameras Winning Photograph by Ipah

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Ipah Uid

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Compact Cameras
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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
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Luc Rooman

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Wide Angle Unrestricted
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Compact Cameras Winning Photograph by Todor

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Todor Dimitrov

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Compact Cameras
1st Place
Macro Unrestricted Winning Photograph by Songda

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Songda Cai

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Macro Unrestricted
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
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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
Divers Winning Photograph by Grant

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Grant Thomas

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Divers
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