Ocean Art 2020

Ocean Art Safe Under the Sea Photo Competition




Ocean Art 2020 Underwater Photo Competition


Ocean Art 2020

Over $40,000 in prizes!


We are accepting entries until 23:59 (11:59 PM) PST on November 30, 2020!


Please support our sponsors - they are all small businesses that are trying really hard to support divers around the world! 


Winners will be announced January, 2021!

Please see the competition details before entering

Entries can only be accepted through our online portal


Ocean Art 2019 Underwater Photography Competition


Open to all photographers; Winners choose their own prizes!*

*Nudibranch category winner awarded the Villa Markisa Resort Prize!

Please visit our WebsiteFacebook page and Instagram page.

Please contact contest@uwphotographyguide.com with any questions.


Click Here to View the Past Ocean Art Winners


Mirrorless camera technology advanced at lightspeed scince 2018 and many new systems are as good or better than DSLR's. Therefore we have merged our mirrorless categories into the "open" categories. We are excited to announce the continuation of our very successful Blackwater and Underwater Conservation categories. We can't wait to see what this amazing community of underwater photographers produces!



Marine Life Behavior


Cold Water



Underwater Conservation

Compact Wide-Angle

Compact Macro

Compact Behavior

Underwater Art



Platinum Sponsors

see full prize descriptions )

Coralia Liveaboard

Bilikiki Cruises

Villa Markisa

Siladen Resort & Spa


Lembeh Resort


Bluewater Photo


Bluewater Travel




Premium Sponsors

see full prize descriptions )

Volivoli Beach Resort

Crystal Blue Resort

Sea & Sea