Winners of Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022         

In its 18th edition, the Scuba Diving Through Your Lens Underwater Photo Contest 2022  has brought the world’s finest underwater imagery. This time around, almost 2,600 entries were submitted across four simple categories: Behavior, Wide-Angle, Compact Camera, and Macro. This year’s photography contest, presented by Scuba Diving magazine, was won by amateur underwater photographer Boz Johnson for an amazing image of a flying fish underwater in the Philippines.

The winning images include an ice-diver investigating a sunken whale carcass, a perch eating another perch, and a crab hitch-hiking on a jellyfish. Fall in love with the ocean all over again with the winners of Scuba Diving Through Your Lens Underwater Photo Contest 2022.

The Grand Prize winner is this amazing shot of a flying fish from the boat on the flat-calm water surface.

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Boz Johnson

Image: Boz Johnson

Shot in Eastern Greenland during an ice diving expedition, this image features a fully intact whale carcass.

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Alex Dawson

Image: Alex Dawson

Check out this Zebra shrimp, who, by the way, is a master of camouflage!

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Angelyca Nery

Image: Angelyca Nery

Have you ever seen a mother octopus nurturing her eggs in a tube? Well, feast your eyes on this mesmerizing shot taken at Blue Heron Bridge.

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Brenda Hill

Image: Brenda Hill

This curious conch snail with its fascinating appearance is a wonderful shot of the underwater species.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Kathrin Landgraf-Kluge

Image: Kathrin Landgraf-Kluge

Taken in a freshwater lake in Antwerp, this picture features a perch eating another perch. Cannibal!

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Luc Rooman

Image: Luc Rooman

A tiny, shy shrimp hitchhiking on a huge Spanish dancer nudibranch.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Miguel Ramirez

Image: Miguel Ramirez

Taken in the Mediterranean Sea, a few crabs are floating alongside a beautiful barrel jellyfish in this picture.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Salvatore Ianniello

Image: Salvatore Ianniello

Like a fish to the lights! A whale shark is attracted to the lights of the boat in this picture taken in Thaa Atoll, Maldives.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Tobias Fredreich

Image: Tobias Fredreich

This brilliant underwater shot of mangroves and breathtaking curtains of lights was taken in Mexico.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Valentina Cucchiara

Image: Valentina Cucchiara

Egypt’s Marsa Alam is a famous diving spot, rife with a colorful diversity of species. The photographer was lucky enough to get a beautiful shot of this shiny tiny octopus flying peacefully in the night.

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Volodymyr Ivanenko

Image: Volodymyr Ivanenko

A gorgeous butterfly sea slug was pictured on the seabed in Alotau, Papua New Guinea.

Winners of Scuba Diving's 2022 Underwater Photo Contest - Yury Ivanov

Image: Yury Ivanov

A moray eel invites a bluestreak wrasse for a cleaning session of its wide-open mouth.

Scuba Diving Underwater Photo Contest 2022 - Yves Guenot

Image: Yves Guenot

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