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12 Underwater Photos That Show The Submerged World Is Magical

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Photographers from around the world competed for the best underwater photo — and we are submerged in the results.

The 2018 Underwater Photographer of the Year awards were announced this week, encompassing categories from Behavior to Wrecks to Macro. See the winners from each category below.

Category: Wide Angle

(Greg Lecoeur/UPY2018)

(Greg Lecoeur/UPY2018)

(Greg Lecoeur/UPY2018)

Winner: “Humpback whale spy hopping”

Category: Macro

(Shane Gross/UPY2018)

(Shane Gross/UPY2018)

(Shane Gross/UPY2018)

Winner: “Seahorse Density”

Category: Wrecks

(Tobias Friedrich/UPY2018)

(Tobias Friedrich/UPY2018)

(Tobias Friedrich/UPY2018)

Winner: “CYCLE-WAR”

Category: Behavior

(Filippo Borghi/UPY2018)

(Filippo Borghi/UPY2018)

(Filippo Borghi/UPY2018)

Winner: “The Fisherman”

Category: Portrait

(Tanya Houppermans/UPY2018)

(Tanya Houppermans/UPY2018)

(Tanya Houppermans/UPY2018)

Winner: “A sand tiger shark surrounded by tiny bait fish”

Category: Black & White

(Borut Furlan/UPY2018)

(Borut Furlan/UPY2018)

(Borut Furlan/UPY2018)

Winner: “Crocodile reflections”

Category: Compact

(Simone Matucci/UPY2018)

(Simone Matucci/UPY2018)

(Simone Matucci/UPY2018)

Winner: ‘Dancing with the giants”

Category: Up & Coming

(Man BD/UPY2018)

(Man BD/UPY2018)

(Man BD/UPY2018)

Winner: “ROAR”

Category: British Waters Wide Angle

(Grant Thomas/UPY2018)

(Grant Thomas/UPY2018)

(Grant Thomas/UPY2018)

Winner: “Love Birds”

Category: British Waters Macro

(Henley Spiers/UPY2018)

(Henley Spiers/UPY2018)

(Henley Spiers/UPY2018)

Winner: “Battle of the Tompots”

Category: British Waters Compact

(Vicky Paynter/UPY2018)

(Vicky Paynter/UPY2018)

(Vicky Paynter/UPY2018)

Winner: “Scratchy Seal”

Bonus: Most Promising British Underwater Photographer

(Tony Stephenson/UPY2018)

(Tony Stephenson/UPY2018)

(Tony Stephenson/UPY2018)

“How many pike?”

You can check out images of the runners up for each category at the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition website.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

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