Underwater photographer Kimber from Water Bear Photography using the BLU3 dive system during a fashion photoshoot.

August 23, 2023     |     By BLU3     |

August 23, 2023     |     By BLU3 

World ShootOut: Revolutionizing Underwater Photography

From the pioneering days of the Eilat Red Sea Shootout in 2005 to the present, World ShootOut has been transforming the realm of underwater photography. Spearheaded by the visionary producer David Pilosof, the competition has evolved into a global platform that celebrates the most breathtaking aquatic visuals.

David Pilosof: The Pioneer Behind the Lens

David Pilosof’s innovative vision paved the way for the first World ShootOut online competition in 2011. His commitment to pushing technological boundaries and delivering awe-inspiring visuals has led to numerous groundbreaking underwater photo productions.

What Awaits in World ShootOut 2023

The World ShootOut 2023 promises an unrivaled celebration of underwater photography, with participants from around the globe vying for prestigious prizes valued over $1,000,000. Each year, thousands of mesmerizing images and videos are submitted, capturing the serene lakes of the Nordic countries, unveiling the hidden secrets of Alaska, or showcasing the majestic great white shark in the Gulf of Mexico.

Advantages of Tankless Diving

“The simplicity of snorkeling meets the thrill of scuba diving.”

Our Call to All Underwater Adventurers

Underwater photographer Kimber from Water Bear Photography using the BLU3 dive system during a fashion photoshoot.

World ShootOut extends an invitation to all divers, underwater photographers, diving centers, liveaboards, and media partners to participate in one of the most innovative, creative, international, and celebratory competitions ever produced! Note: The captivating photos featured in this blog are courtesy of Kimber from Water Bear Photography. Using the BLU3 dive system, she has effortlessly captured amazing content that truly encapsulates the spirit of underwater exploration.

Prizes in UW Fashion and Video Clips of the World Categories

We're particularly excited about the prizes in the UW Fashion and Video Clips of the World categories. Our company is proud to sponsor the third prize in the UW Fashion category, the Nomad Mini - a testament to innovative design and functionality in underwater equipment.

Our sister company, Submersible Systems, offers the Spare Air as the third prize for the Video Clips of the World category. Spare Air provides peace of mind for divers, serving as a reliable independent air source - a must-have for underwater videographers venturing into the deep.

Top view of Nomad Mini dive system

Dive In: How to Participate in World ShootOut 2023

With a diverse range of categories and opportunities for prizes, the World ShootOut 2023 is the perfect platform to showcase your underwater photographic prowess. Be it amateurs, macro, wide-angle, UW fashion, or video clips of the world – there's a category that's sure to fit your creative vision.

Submit a set of 3 underwater fashion images taken between November 2, 2022 and November 1, 2023.

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