Announcing the World Shootout 2015

World Shootout 2015 on Wetpixel

The World Shootout 2015 has announced that it will be accepting entries from 1 January 2015. The contest will accept underwater images taken anywhere in the world between 1 January and 1 November 2015 and offers over $70,000 worth of prizes. The winners will be announced at the BOOT Show, Dusseldorf in January 2016.

For full details, please see the World Shootout’s website.

Press release


January - November, 2015

The competition takes place during January 1st – November 1st, 2015.

Submit your best underwater images, taken in any destination around the world, and win some of the most valuable prizes awarded to underwater photographers, including a $3,000 check for the 1st prize!

Categories include:

Over $70,000 in cash and prestigious prizes will be awarded to the winners!

World Shootout 2015 on Wetpixel

Early Bird Registration Bonus

Early Bird Registration, carried out from January 1st to August 30th, entitles the participant to submit a free additional set of images in each category the participant has registered to.

World ShootOut Guidelines


Register now on the World Shootout’s website or via email.

General Rules & Regulations

Announcement and Winning Ceremony

All World Shoot-Out winners and nominees will be announced on the BOOT Dive Show in Dusseldorf, Germany, on January 16-24, 2016. Winners and nominees will also be uploaded to the competition website.


August 31 - September 5, 2015

The 3 days of the shoot-out will be carried out on September 1-3. Prizes worth more than $80,000 will be awarded to the winners, including a $10,000 check for the 1st prize! For further information, please check out the Eilat shootout’s website.