The Underwater Tour Awards is making its final call for entries. It offers 5 categories: Underwater Characters, Underwater Scenes, Topside Scenes, Aquatic Abstract, and Underwater Black and White. In addition, the Max Benjamin award is for creatives in any medium, and there is a public choice contest. The deadline for entries is 31 March 2021 at 23:59hrs AEST.
Underwater Tour Awards 2021- Last Chance to Enter!
AUD 30,000 Prize Pool
Calling all Photographers and Creative Artists!
Australia, 24 March 2021: There’s less than a week now for you to submit your entries to the photography and creative categories of the Underwater Tour Awards. The countdown has begun!
These awards feature five Categories, a publicly-voted People’s Choice prize, plus the ultimate prize for the top-scoring photographer across all the categories, the Grand Guru prize!
The Grand Guru prize is the Winner’s choice of gleaming SEACAM ‘silver’ valued at AUD 5,000 and a Canon EOS R6 from our new partner, CameroPro! Total Grand Guru prize value: AUD 10,000.
The winners of each of the five (5) photo category prizes judged by our international judging panel receive AUD 500 cash plus partner prizes from Scubapro, Momento Pro and Living Image.
The People’s Choice prize for the most voted favourite image online is a prize bundle including goodies by Scubapro, Finslap, Darren Jew Photography and Living Image.
From the Heart to the Ocean - The Max Benjamin Award
NEW! One (1) award open to all creative artists working in any medium.
Inspire us with your work! The prize is amazing!
Commemorating PNG diving pioneer Max Benjamin, the winner will receive a seven-night stay at Walindi Plantation Resort in Papua New Guinea including diving, meals, and local airport transfers.
A natural extension of the annual Underwater Tour speaker series and in collaboration with valued Partners, this prestigious international competition, The Underwater Tour Awards is now in its second year and guarantees to take us on a remarkable visual experience of our underwater world.
Led by Canon Master Darren Jew, entries will be judged by an esteemed international panel of award-winning photographers and Underwater Tour speakers including Jürgen Freund (Australia), Rachael Talibart (UK), Y Zin Kim (South Korea) and Alex Kydd, (Australia).
Winning images will be announced during a special segment of the Underwater Tour Show 2021, to be broadcast live via a ticketed link on 23 May 2021.
Competition closes: Wednesday 31 March 2021 at 23:59hrs AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time) GMT +10:00
For more information head over to underwatertourawards.com.au