Competitions

FRESHWATER COMPETITIONS

 

DRM Fresh

 

DRM Fresh is one of the Slovenian open competitions in underwater photography, which takes place in Bled on the beautiful area of glacial Lake Bled lying in the heart of the Julian Alps.

 

Lake Bled with its castle is a very picturesque medieval place. Underwater you can see some really big fresh water fishes. With its green murky water and blooming water lilies, surrounded with trees and old houses it’s a great spot for freshwater photography. Although the conditions are not always ideal for photography Lake Bled has a special charm that every underwater photographer should experience. It’s a great competition, well organized with renowned jury and many prizes.

 

Competition annually takes place one weekend sometime in April or May, when the spring sun is strong enough and nature begins to show its magic.

 

Competitors compete in three categories: Wide-angle, fish and creative photography, which is a unique category for this competition.

 

You can find details on rules in section “propositions”. In the section “calendar” you can find the exact date of this year’s competition.


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UW Ada

 

UW Ada is the first Serbian open competition in underwater photography. It takes place in the heart of capital city Belgrade on the Sava River, near the confluence of Dunav River, where there is an artificial lake called Lake Sava.

 

The competition is demanding due to lack of big fishes and baldly vegetation. Regardless of the difficulty of the terrain there are always lots of great food and good party accompanying the competition. Every competitor likes to come to Belgrade and catch a bit of Balkan vibes where there is always lots to see, eat and party.

 

Competition takes place one weekend sometime from beginning of April until the end of June, depending on the visibility and other conditions.

 

Competitors compete in three categories: Wide-angle, fish and macro photography.

 

You can find details on rules in section “propositions”. In the section “calendar” you can find the exact date of this year’s competition.

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UW Bela Crkva

 

UW Bela Crkva is one of the Serbian's open competition in underwater photography, which takes place near Bela Crkva at Vračevgaj lake on the beautiful area of southeastern Banat – Vojvodina.

The lake with it's green water, surrounded with trees, is a great spot for freshwater photography. In the lake you can see various fresh water fishes. Although the conditions are not always ideal for photography Vračevgaj lake has a special charm that every underwater photographer should experience.

Competition annually takes place on the first weekend of October.

Competitors compete in three categories: Wide-angle, fish and macro photography.

You can find details on rules in section “propositions”. In the section “calendar” you can find the exact date of this year’s competition.


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SALTWATER COMPETITIONS

 

UW Trieste

 

UW Trieste is one of many Italian open competitions in underwater photography but the only one that joined IUPC. This year it is still an unofficial competition, getting ready to join IUPC in next cycle. It takes place on a artificial wave barrier in the gulf of Trieste just outside the port of Trieste city.

The barier is closed during whole year because of the dense ship traffic and is open for diving only during this competition. The stone barrier is surrounded with boulder rocks which provide a great habitat for sea anemones. On the sandy bottom you can find many different fish species in all sizes, together with cuttlefish, some very rear snails and water birds. All this makes it a great place for underwater photography.
 
Competition annually takes place one weekend in May, depending on the schedule of other competitions.
 
Competitors compete in three categories: Wide-anglefish and macro photography.
 
You will find details on rules in section “propositions”. In the section “calendar” you can find the exact date of this year’s competition.

 

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DRM Open

 

DRM Open is a second Slovenian open competition in underwater photography. It takes place annually in the beautiful city of Piran that is well known by its special architecture and rich maritime history. Under the stiff cliffs, below the sea level, there is a small wall that hides many different sea creatures throughout the whole year.

 

Although underwater wall is small you can find all the diversity of northern Adriatic from lobsters, crabs, many fishes to squids, octopuses and different sea snails. This competition has the longest tradition, good organization, renowned jury and many prizes. It’s one of the best competitions in the cup. The competitors love it, so it’s a great chance to compete with the best.

 

Competition takes place one weekend in the end of September or beginning of October, depending on the schedule of other competitions.

 

Competitors compete in three categories: Wide-angle, fish and macro photography.

 

You can find details on rules in section “propositions”. In the section “calendar” you can find the exact date of this year’s competition.


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