Note - the “WA” in UnderWAter in capitals denotes “Western Australia”

Due to the wonderful support of the WAUPS (Western Australian Underwater Photographic Society), this annual competition continues...

Showcasing Underwater Photography, this Competition visually demonstrates the abilities of the photographer and the wonderful world of underwater  imagery

WAUPS is dedicated to encouraging and developing underwater photography in all its aspects.

2017 sees a dramatic increase in the prize pool to over $1,000.00 worth of terrific prizes.  Thanks to the sponsors - Perth Scuba, Olympus and DigiDirect.


“Western Australian Coastline”

Opening Date for 2017:

Saturday 15th April, 2017

Closing Date for 2017:

Midnight - WST - Sunday 14th May, 2017 - go to the ‘ABOUT - ENTER’ page to enter.

Cost to Enter:

a. Free for the Initial Digital upload

b. $25.00 per entry for each acceptance - twenty will be selected as finalists.

Judge for 2017:

Award winning photojournalist Paul Colley CB OBE MA FRAeS ARPS and chairman of the British Society of Underwater Photographers. 

LINK to Pauls website.

Competition Director:

Any questions regarding the competition and entries can be directed to:

Gary Browne - 0433 489 971, emails via this LINK.


See all the wonderful prizes via this LINK

  WAPF UnderWAter Photo Competition

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Key Sponsors 2017:

Image: Brad Pryde

Finalist - 2016

Image: Janet Obrien

Finalist - 2016

Image: Hayley Fairbrother

Finalist - 2016

Image: Chandy De Wit

Finalist - 2016