2nd Annual Kona Underwater Shootout

May 12th-15th 2017

Win a Trip to Palau on the Aggressor!


  • Wide Angle
  • Macro
  • Natural Light
  • Black Water
  • Compact
  • SeaLife Cameras
  • Video

big island hawaii photo contest winner
Last Year's Grand Prize Winner - Bo Pardau

Dive Discounts Available!
Kona Honu Divers
Jack's Diving Locker

Click Here for Official Contest Rules

* A portion of the Proceeds will go to the Malama Kai Foundation for protecting our reefs


Kona Underwater Shootout 2017 Registration


Monday May 15th @ Jack's Diving Locker

Mike "Friggin" Hong - The Art of Freediving Photography 8am
Jeff Milisen - Black Magic, how to shoot in space 10am
Neal Hoogenboom - TBA 12pm
Zack Follis - Silent Film, Shooting on Rebreather 2pm
Matthew D'Avela - Photographing Birds in NWHI 4pm

9am Bo Pardau - Photographing with Natural Light
11am Sam Johnson - Videography basics
1pm Matt Bogdanovich TBA

3pm Deron Verbeck - Close Encounters, your camera as a shield
5pm Awards Ceremony at Humpy's Alehouse