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Coming Soon - Freedive & Skindiver Photographer of the Year (FSPOTY)

We are so happy and proud to announce that for 2018, we will be launching the worlds first ever Freedive and Skinder based underwater photography competition, Freedive & Skindiver Underwater Photographer of ther Year - FSPOTY

Originally under the name In Water Photographer of the Year, we are happy to announce that we will be taking over from their excellent work and the end result will be giving the winners a bigger platform to showcase their photographs.

You don't have long to wait, we will be opening the doors for the 2018 Freedive & Skindiver Photographer of the Year Awards in September 2018.


There will be a total of 13 categories when the doors open in September, covering many different aspects of underwater photography, below you can see which will be available to enter.

Overall Winner

This will be decided from all of the photographs entered.

The Young Freedive & Skindiver Photographer of the Year

Which will be the winner who is under 18 years of age.

Photography Types

You can enter these categories with whichever camera you have or would like to use.

(1) Wide angle

(2) Macro

(3) Natural light

(4) Strobe


(5) Marine life

(6) Wreck

(7) Model in Pool or Open Water (Human form)

(8) Conservation

Sport & Activity Categories

(9) Cliff Diving

(10) Freediving

(11) Spearfishing

(12) Swim surface and snorkelling

(13) Board photography such as surfing, bodyboarding, skim boarding, kite surfing, wakeboarding. Anything with a board and you are in the water during the photograph.

We're really looking forward to seeing your entries later this year.

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