An annual competition where the world’s best and aspiring photographers, cinematographers and artists showcase their work to a panel of professional judges in front of a live audience at the ADEX Asia Dive Expo.

The annual ADEX Voice of the Ocean Photo/Video/Art Competition celebrates visual representations of the ocean and its many creatures. The best works by underwater photographers and videographers are presented and judged live by a celebrated panel of distinguished experts.

  1. Best Of Show
    All the winners from each category will automatically be placed in the Best of Show category and judged LIVE by a prestigious panel of ocean celebrities during the ADEX Ocean Festival 2024.


  1. Photo of the Year
    We want to see what you’ve managed to capture at the decisive moment underwater. We’ll be judging shots from all aspects, from the technical (lighting, exposure) to the situation itself (subject rarity, difficulty level).


  1. Video of the Year
    Love creating compelling underwater stories with moving images, using a camera with underwater housing? Then submit your best short film, featuring stunning shots of the wonders of the ocean, to our Video of the Year category. You’ll have a chance to showcase the beauty of the underwater world and compete for some incredible prizes.


  1. Environmental Photo of the Year (Dedicated to the Ocean – For a Plastic-Free Future)
    We’re looking for a photograph that makes people stop and take notice, and that affects them enough to encourage greater awareness about plastic pollution.


  1. Underwater Fashion Photo of the Year
    The appeal of the human form gains no greater expression than when submerged in the medium that we are so passionate about water. Do you have what it takes to create a winning image that blends fashion with the beauty of the underwater world?


  1. Compact Camera Photo of the Year
    We’re looking for the top shots captured with a small camera with a built-in lens. Show how good you are with your compact, and be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes.


  1. Mobile Photo of the Year
    Let’s get with the times and celebrate the beauty and diversity of the underwater world and capture it through the lens of a mobile device. The new category seeks to inspire and encourage mobile photographers to explore the depths of our oceans, and showcase their talent in capturing the magic of these underwater environments.


  1. Artwork of the Year (Dedicated to Ocean Arts & Science) 
    We are looking for impactful, thought-provoking illustrations around the ADEX theme – artwork of “Dedicated to the Ocean Arts & Science”. (Traditional photography is not allowed in this category.)


  1. Drone Photo/Video of the Year  

Are you an aerial artist of the ocean realm? If you excel in capturing breathtaking moments with your still drone images, mesmerizing drone videos, or a seamless blend of both, then our Drone Photo/Video of the Year category is calling for your entries. Show off your talent and creativity in showcasing the stunning beauty of the ocean from above, and stand a chance to win remarkable prizes.


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