Underwater Photographer of the Year 2018

The 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year results have been announced.

See the full results list for the 2018 awards

Watch the 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year Award Ceremony


Check out the amazing prizes being won at our sponsors page - once again we're very proud to be working with some of the biggest names in the diving and travel industries.

Member of the press? Take a look at the press release for details about how to get hold of this awesome collection of images.

You can download the 2018 Yearbook to keep and take with you on your next photography trip, it's a great source of inspiration!

UPY Logo

© Tobias Friedrich (Germany)

Category details

There are 8 international and 3 British waters categories in the 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards

2018 award video

Check out the 45min 2018 Awards Presentation, featuring interviews with some of our winners.

Meet the judges

Meet our top team of international judges

UPY on the road

Want to attract visitors to your venue? See how you can host the UPY 2018 Exhibition

© Scott Gutsy Tuason (Philippines)

2018 Winners Gallery

See all the 2018 winning images here. Picked from over 5000 entrantries from 63 countries

© Rodney Bursiel (USA)

Competition Rules Updated

We've updated the rules, agreement and image limits for the 2018 competition

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