The Underwater Photographer of the Year recognizes the best pictures from the adventurous photographers who take risks to bring the ocean to all of us. The 2021 awards have been announced. American photographer Renee Capozzola garnered the top prize for her photograph titled 'Sharks' Skylight.’ The photo also won in the Wide Angle category. The runner-up in the Wide Angle category is the image above by Martin Broen called ‘Gothic Chamber.’ The runner-up in the Macro category is this ‘Larval Lionfish’ by Steven Kovacs.
You’ll see lots of amazing shots that show us life below the mysterious depths of sea at the winners gallery, plus hear the stories behind the images from the photographers themselves in their acceptance videos. -via Digg