World ShootOut Underwater Photo Grand Prix

World ShootOut Underwater Photo Grand Prix

Deadline: November 1, 2019
Entry fee: Amateurs: 1 set – Free, from €15 to €60
Prizes: Valuable Prizes, Dive Safaris and Trips

Our productions have started in 2005 with the Eilat Red Sea Shootout, and ever since we have awarded underwater photographers with prestigious prizes valued over $1,000,000, including over $267,000 prizes in cash.

Producer David Pilosof initiated the first World ShootOut online competition in 2011, breaking all boundaries and introducing an international competition as never produced before.

Hundreds of photographers from around 40 countries around the world take part in the World ShootOut competition year after year, submitting thousands of images and videos, ranging from those that capture the calm lakes of the Nordic countries and Canada, showcase the exotic secrets hidden in Alaska and introduce the great dramatic white shark in the Gulf of Mexico.

David Pilosof is also responsible for a variety of other impressive underwater photo productions, based on our vision to stretch technological boundaries, introduce stunning visuals and to realize dreams which initially seem as nearly impossible.

On 2010 – 3 days of Live Underwater Broadcasts in full HD from the bottom of the Red Sea straight to the Photokina Fair, Cologne, Germany.

On 2011 – Underwater 3D breathtaking videos at the Red Sea in cooperation with FTV

On 2014 – STORM IN THE SEA – an unbelievable underwater live broadcast of 281 divers at the Satil wreck, Eilat, Israel.

On 2015 – SILENCE OF THE SHARKS – A global underwater protest against shark hunting which will conclude with a festive event

We are proud to invite all divers, underwater photographers,
diving centers, live aboards and media partners to take part in one of the most innovative, creative, international and festive competitions ever produced!


  • 5 Best Images
  • Wide Angle
  • Macro & Super Macro
  • Amateurs
  • UW Fashion
  • Black Water NEW
  • Underwater Photography Global Championship
  • Video Clips of the World

World ShootOut 2019 winners will be announced on a festive winning ceremony which takes place on January 25th, 2020, at the boot Düsseldorf dive show in Germany.



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