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Our World Underwater 2016 Competition Winners Announced
By Ian Seldrup, February 27, 2016 @ 10:00 AM (EST)

Gold – Wide Angle Unrestricted and “Best of Show” by Fabien Michenet
 

DPG and Wetpixel.com are proud to announce the winners of this year’s Our World Underwater International Underwater Photography and Video Competition. Known as the “Superbowl” of underwater imaging events, the competition celebrates both the art of underwater photography as well as the beauty of the ocean.

Once again, our celebrity panel of judges went through thousands of images and videos taken by novice to professional photographers from around the world. $55,000 in prizes were awarded to the winners, who represented a dozen countries.

Congratulations to Fabien Michenet, who won “Best of Show” for his spectacular first place image from the Wide Angle Unrestricted category, and to all the winners and honorable mentions in the various categories.

The full set of winning images can be found on the UnderwaterCompetition.com site.
 


 

A big thank you to our amazing sponsors!
 

   

 


 

Silver – Wide Angle Unrestricted by Greg Lecoeur
 

Bronze – Wide Angle Unrestricted by Greg Lecoeur
 

Gold – Wide Angle Traditional by Octavio Aburto
 

Silver – Wide Angle Traditional by Greg Lecoeur
 

Bronze – Wide Angle Traditional by Miguel Pereira
 

Gold – Macro Unrestricted by Jeff Milisen
 

Silver – Macro Unrestricted by Fabien Michenet
 

Bronze – Macro Unrestricted by Alex Tattersall
 

Gold – Macro Traditional by Neal Hoogenboom
 

Silver – Macro Traditional by Luc Rooman
 

Bronze – Macro Traditional by Alfonso Expósito
 

Gold – Compact Cameras by Bert Willaert
 

Silver – Compact Cameras by Stephen Holinski
 

Bronze – Compact Cameras by Stephen Holinski
 

Gold – Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion by Lucie Drlikova
 

Silver – Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion by Zachary Spira-Bauer
 

Bronze – Commercial, Conceptual & Fashion by Steffen Binke
 


Gold – Video by Nick and Cheryl Dean
 


Silver – Video by Evan Sherman
 


Bronze – Video by Dustin Adamson

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