Categories for the In Water Photographer of the Year competition that you can enter. You are allowed to enter more than one. Every category has one Overall Winner who can be of any age group. Each category will have a winner and then a commended second place if there are enough entrants and the judging is close.
This will be decided from all of the photographs entered.
Tough Camera (Doesn't need a housing)
Four Third & Mirrorless
You can enter these categories with whichever camera you have or would like to use.
Model in Pool or Open Water (Human form)
Apnea Sport - for all things breath hold and sport. This includes but not limited to underwater rugby, underwater hockey and synchronised swimming.
Cliff Diving - Jumping from height in to open water
Swim surface - for indoor pool or open water swimming
Board photography such as surfing, bodyboarding, skim boarding, kite surfing, wakeboarding. Anything with a board and you are in the water during the photograph.
Adventure - Can include snorkel touring, or any of the above with a sense of adventure about it