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Underwater Photographer of the Year 2024

The UPY2024 results have been announced

The Underwater Photographer of the Year 2024 has been named as

Alex Dawson from Sweden, for his arresting image: " Whale Bones".

The full set of UPY2024 results is now available to view in the Winners' gallery, and the complete collection is available to download and keep in the free Yearbook.

The UPY team would like to thank all the talented photographers who supported this year's competition with their pictures as well as our sponsors and partners. We hope that this year’s stunning collection of winning images provides a welcome escape to everyone who enjoys them and a chance to reconnect with the underwater world.

Finally, we would once again like to thank all of our sponsors for your continued support.


© Alex Dawson

See the 2024 winners gallery

Click to see a gallery of all 130 stunning underwater images - the UPY 2024 winners

Video collection

Check out past videos on our youtube channel

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 2024 Exhibition

© Kirsty Andrews

Stories from our winners

See what it means to be a winner with some stories of past entrants enjoying their prizes

© Tobias Friedrich

Competition Rules

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