The Euro-Divers 50th Anniversary Competition is now concluded – the Underwater Photography Competition. The challenge was to select just a few images as our winners as we received many fantastic shots. After much deliberation, however, they are here.

1st Place Winner underwater photo competition: Manfred Adamec

1st Place: Manfred Adamec – “Snails Friendship. This photo of the magnificent star snails was taken at the dive site Fanadir near Hurghada in Egypt.” This photo was taken while diving off Euro-Divers Grand Hotel Hurghada, Egypt.

2nd Place underwater photo competition: Werner Franzl

2nd Place: Werner Franzl – “Amari Havodda Police Patrol. A stunning glance at a patrolling black tip reef shark in its territory. Shoot after hours of snorkeling.” This photo was taken while diving off Euro-Divers Amari Havodda, Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives.

3rd Place underwater photo competition: Andrea Hartmann

3rd Place: Andrea Hartmann – “Grumpy Turtle. I encountered this beautiful creature on one of the many great dives in the Maldives.” This photo was taken while diving off Euro-Divers Vilamendhoo, South Ari Atoll, Maldives.

4th Place underwater photo competition: Jannik Schauf

4th Place: Jannik Schauf – “Police Station”. Gorgonian at the police station in Hurghada”. This photo was taken while diving off Euro-Divers Grand Hurghada, Egypt.

Underwater photography takes a lot of patience, practice and time in the water. It has been a great pleasure receiving so many of your photo submissions.

They were all fantastic.

We want to thank all participants, our sponsors, Meeru Island Resort & Spa, Eriyadu Island Resort, Euro-Divers Egypt, Aqualung, and partners for making this event possible.