Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017

1 May 2017 to 30 September 2017

Underwater-Photographer-of-the-Year-2017The UPYLondon Underwater Photographer of the Year 2017 exhibition is on again at the Chavonnes Battery Museum. The Underwater Photographer of the Year is a London-based annual competition that seeks to celebrate photographs that are captured beneath the surface of the sea, lakes, rivers and even swimming pools. Finalists were selected from 20 countries including South Africa, Mexico, Finland, Indonesia, Egypt, Sudan, Norway, Canada, France, Italy and the UK. After viewing, guests can then step below sea-level, amidst 18th Century ruins, and learn the story of the “Cape of Storms”.

There is a National Sea and Rescue Institute (NSRI) kiddie’s colour-in table, coffee table books and free Wi-Fi.

Venue: Chavonnes Battery Museum, Clock Tower Precinct, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Time: Fri to Mon 9am to 7pm | Tue to Thurs 9am to 4pm
Cost: R100 | Wild Card/Red Bus R70 | Seniors/Students R50 | U16s free

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WIN WITH WHAT’S ON IN CAPE TOWN: To stand a chance to win a pair of tickets to the Underwater Photographer of the Year exhibition, simply leave your full name and a comment below. Draw takes place on 29 June 2017.
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Discussion62 Comments

  1. My husband is a keen amateur photographer and lover of all things marine. It would be wonderful if I could surprise him with tickets to this exhibition.

  2. Oh how I would love to surprise my husband with tickets! He’s an avid amateur photographer and I know he’d love to attend this! Thank you!

  3. My daughter is an avid artist and loves photography, it would really be awesome for her to experience something like this as she has never been to a gallery before. Here’s holding thumbs that we get chosen

  4. I love photography yet underwater is an environment Im yet to explore.i’d love to see these pics!!😍

  5. Would love to view the exhibition – it sounds great – am an avid outdoor fanatic and love anything to do with the sea.

  6. I am in awe of the sea and everything pertaining to it – would love to have the privilege of viewing this exhibition.

  7. Tanya Clausen :-)

    I have been away from Cape Town for a couple of years and missed the creative abundance in the Cape.. This exhibition souds fascinating. What a treat to explore underneath the ocean.. from dry ground. YES PLEASE.

  8. Yolandi Meiring

    I WOULD love to take my daughter ! She is addicted to taking photos of nature and this might inspire her even more to focus on her dream !!!!

  9. I woukd love to win two tickets to this great experience. Always been afraid to do underwater activities. I think it’s time to get over my fear. This will be a great start. Thank you.

  10. Never been for something like this so would be great to experience photos through the photographers eyes.

  11. This is absolutely beautiful, I would absolutely love to win this, my fiance and I have an eye for underwater photography it is absolutely stunning , and would be breath taking to go and see the Underwater Photographer of the Year exhibition, and will be the first time we will be attending something so magnificent,

    Holding thumbs to win this for my handsome fiance,

  12. Meagan Abrahams

    Would love to take my daughter to experience this. underwater in British Waters – absolutely amazing. Dancing with the Octopus seems like an absolute dream 🙂

  13. Louwdene Fourie

    I like the deep sea and would like to experience it with the photographer of the year 2017 exhibition

  14. Nice clear underwater photos … so nice to see and to see the winner of the underwater photographer of the year.

  15. I’d love to take my dad to this exhibition. He marvel at my images from my visit to the Atlanta aquarium and even asked that I copy them onto his Pc to browse again. My love for the sea comes from him. No more living vicariously through me if we can get some tickets for both of us!

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