British Underwater Photographer of the Year: “Love Birds” by © Grant Thomas (UK)/UPY2018 Being held since 1965, the Underwater Photographer of the Year contest is open to photographers worldwide. These are some of the winning images for this year. Portrait Winner: “A sand tiger shark surrounded by tiny bait fish” © Tanya Houppermans (USA)/UPY2018 Compact Commended: “Elvis” © Stefano Cerbai (Italy)/UPY2018 Wide Angle Commended: “Blacktip Rendezvous” © Renee Capozzola (USA)/UPY2018 Behavior Runner Up: “In Hinding” © Scott Gutsy Tuason (Philippines)/UPY2018 Black and White Highly Commended: “Morning Flight” © Filippo Borghi (Italy)/UPY2018 Wide Angle Third Place: “Evening Snorkel” © Brook Peterson (USA)/UPY2018 British Waters Macro Commended: “Nudibranch across the kelp” © Trevor Rees (UK)/UPY2018 Macro Runner Up: “Friend or Food?!” © Songda Cai (China)/UPY2018 Black and White Winner: “Crocodile reflections” © Borut Furlan (Slovenia)/UPY2018 Macro Highly Commended: “Pretty lady” © TianHong Wang (China)/UPY2018 Wide Angle Winner: “Humpback whale spy hopping” © Greg Lecoeur (France)/UPY2018 Share: fb. tw. g+.