Photo Competition

The UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition is hosted by the United Nations, curated by Ellen Cuylaerts and a jury composed of world-renowned individuals.

2022 UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition

2022 Categories for Photo Contest

  • Revitalization
  • Above Water Seascapes
  • Underwater Seascapes
  • Nature-based Solutions & Ocean Exploration
  • Ocean Critters
  • Coastal Communities

Winners Announced

The winners of the 9th Annual UN World Oceans Day Photo Competition will be announced during the UN WOD event on 8th June 2022.

Explore Winners

The submissions for the 2022 United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition are now closed.

2022 Judges

Introducing the 2022 Photo Competition Judges:

Ellen Cuylaerts

Curator & Underwater Photographer

Rathika Ramasamy

Wildlife Photographer

Sirachai Arunrugstichai

Conservation Photojournalist & Marine Biologist

Y Zin Kim

Underwater Photographer

Thank you to La Mer for its contribution to the United Nations World Oceans Day Photo Competition, and to Dive Photo Guide for their support.