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Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021 Results Announced
By Ian Bongso-Seldrup, February 9, 2021 @ 07:00 PM (EST)

Wide Angle category winner and Underwater Photographer of the Year: Renee Capozzola

UPY has announced the winners of the 2021 contest, naming Renee Capozzola Underwater Photographer of the Year for her beauitful shot of sharks and birds in the setting sun of French Polynesia. There are many DPGers among the other category winners and runners-up, but it’s also great to see many new names among the winners.

Congratulations to everyone who placed in the competition! Check out the category winners below and the full winners gallery here.

Up & Coming Underwater Photographer of the Year and Most Promising British Underwater Photographer: SJ Alice Bennett

British Waters Wide Angle category winner and British Underwater Photographer of the Year (My Backyard): Mark Kirkland

Marine Conservation category winner and Marine Conservation Photographer of the Year: Karim Iliya

Macro category winner: Galice Hoarau

Wrecks category winner: Tobias Friedrich

Behaviour category winner: Karim Iliya

Portrait category winner: Ryohei Ito

Black and White category winner: Diana Fernie

Compact category winner: Jack Berthomier

British Waters Macro category winner: Malcolm Nimmo

British Waters Living Together category winner: Kirsty Andrews

British Waters Compact Category winner: Ian Wade



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