Winners of Scuba Diving Magazine’s Underwater Photo Contest 2017

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Second Place – Wide-Angle © Marc Henauer / Scuba Diving Magazine

The winners of the annual Through Your Lens Underwater Photo Contest—developed and produced by Scuba Diving Magazine—have just been announced, and they do not disappoint. Now in it’s 13th year, the contest drew more than 2,500 entries from all over the world. The winners were chosen from four categories—Wide-Angle, Macro, Conceptual, and Compact Camera—along with an overall winner, who took home a grand prize of $1,000 in cash.

The winning photographs reveal stunning underwater scenes and intimate moments, including a macro view into the eye of an ancient sea turtle, diving gannet birds chasing after their prey, and freedivers swimming in crystal clear waters. Each winning image gives an extraordinary firsthand glimpse of what lurks below and the wondrous underwater environments we rarely see.

Entries for next year’s contest can be submitted from October 15, 2017 until May 31st, 2018. Underwater photographers of all skill levels are encouraged to enter, so if you think you’ve got what it takes, pull on your diving gear and get out there!

Grand Prize © Greg Lecoeur / Scuba Diving Magazine


First Prize – Compact Camera © Kevin Richter / Scuba Diving Magazine


First Prize – Macro © Raoul Caprez / Scuba Diving Magazine


First Prize – Wide Angle © Rodney Bursiel / Scuba Diving Magazine


First Prize – Conceptual © Helmut Theiss / Scuba Diving Magazine




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