Awards

Bruno Van Saen & Els Van Den Borre

2016 - UNITED STATES - California

SEA 2015 International Underwater Photo Competition

3rd place Creative


2016 - AUSTRALIA - Sidney

Ocean Geographic - Pictures of the Year

2nd place Creative vision


2016 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

3rd place Portfolio
3rd place Diaporamas, Slide shows


2016 - THE NETHERLANDS - Duikeninbeeld.tv

Duikvaker - Dutch Shark Society photo competition

1st place Sharks and rays


2015 - SPAIN - San Sebastian

CIMASUB Festival - International Cycle of Underwater Film

1st place Audiovisual Presentations with our diaporama 'Havaiki'


2015 - TURKEY - Marmara

MARMARA Festival - International Underwater Image Festival Turkey

2nd place Portfolio
3rd place Portfolio
3rd place Thema


2015 - CHINA - Beijing

ASIA PACIFIC UW Photo Challenge - International photo challenge Asia Pacific

2nd place Wideangle-fisheye
2nd place Digital manupilation
3rd place Underwater model


2015 - TSJECHIE - Tachov

PAF TACHOV - International Divers Festival

1st place TOP PHOTOGRAPHER (Portfolio of the author)


2015 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

2nd place Portfolio


2014 - BELGIUM - Gent

Nelos Open Belgian Championship - OBK Festival 2014

1st place Guylian Seahorses of the World
3rd place Fish portrait
3rd place Wide angle with model


2014 - UNITED STATES

Scuba Diving Magazine Photo Contest, Through Your Lens 2014

1st place Behavior


2014 - SWITSERLAND - Neuchâtel

Festisub - Festival de l'Image Sous-Marine de Neuchâtel

2nd place Categorie 'The Sea'


2014 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

2nd place Colour photoprints


2014 - UNITED STATES - New Jersey

Beneath The Sea - International underwater photo contest

1st place Macro


2013 - BELGIUM - Sint Lievens Houtem

HUGYCUP 2013 - International underwater photo- and video competition

1st place Macro
1st place Nudibranch
1st place Hugycup Ambiance
2nd & 3rd place PORTFOLIO
2nd & 3rd place Wide angle
3rd place Fishportret


2013 - FRANCE - Marseille

Worldfestival of underwaterpictures

1st place and the 'Golden Diver' trofee, Colour Photo


2013 - NETHERLANDS-BELGIUM

National Geographic Photo contest 2013

Nominee Category 'Animal'


2013 - UNITED STATES

Through Your Lens 2013

GRAND PRIZE WINNER


2013 - UNITED STATES - California

SEA 2013 International Underwater Photo Competition

1st place Advanced Macro


2013 - FRANCE - Toulon

Fifme - International Festival of Underwater images

1st place Audiovisual Presentations with our diaporama 'Gentle Giants'


2013 - TSJECHIE - Tachov

PAF TACHOV - International Divers Festival

1st place Audiovisual Presentations with our diaporama 'Gentle Giants'


2013 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

1st place PORTFOLIO
3rd place PORTFOLIO
1st place Colour photoprints
3rd place Black&White photoprints


2012 - FRANCE - Marseille

Worldfestival of underwaterpictures

1st place Audiovisual Presentations with our diaporama 'Gentle Giants'
Music Eric Bettens


2012 - BELGIUM - Sint Lievens Houtem

HUGYCUP 2012 - International underwater photo- and video competition

1st place PORTFOLIO
1rd & 3rd place Macro
1st place Fishportrait
1st place Greenforce competition
2nd & 3rd place Nudibranch
3rd place Wide Angle


2012 - SLOVAKIE

Scubacam festival

2nd place Portfolio


2012 - UNITED STATES - New Jersey

Beneath The Sea - International underwater photo contest

3rd place Creative


2012 - TSJECHIE - Tachov

PAF TACHOV - International Divers Festival

1st place TOP PHOTOGRAPHER (Portfolio of the author)


2012 - UNITED STATES - California

SEA 2011 International Underwater Photo Competition

1st place Creative
2nd place Advanced Macro


2012 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

1st place Black & White photo prints


2011 - FRANCE - Marseille

Worldfestival of underwaterpictures

1st place Prix de la meilleure adaptation musicale with our diaporama called 'Mixed Waters', Music Eric Bettens


2011 - BELGIUM - Sint Lievens Houtem

HUGYCUP 2011 - International underwater photo- and video competition

1st place PORTFOLIO
2nd place Nudibranches
2nd place Macro
3rd place Macro


2011 - UNITED STATES

Through Your Lens: Reader's Photo Contest 2011

1st place Macro
Honorable mention Macro


2011 - FRANCE - Strasbourg

European Festival of Underwaterimages

1st place PORTFOLIO


2010 - SWITSERLAND - Neuchâtel

Festisub - Festival de l'Image Sous-Marine de Neuchâtel

2nd place Categorie DUO (Wide angle & Macro)
3rd place Categorie DUO (Wide angle & Macro)


2010 - UNITED STATES

UnderwaterPhotography.com - Annual Awards

2nd place Macro - Swimming
2nd place Macro - Super Macro
Runner Up Macro - Non Swimming
Runner Up Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)


2010 - UNITED STATES

UWPG Ocean Art Photo Competition

3rd place Macro competition - Compact Camera's


2010 - BELGIUM - Antwerp

Nelos Photo & Film Festival

1st place Best Cover photo
1st place Color prints Juniors


2010 - BELGIUM - Denderhoutem

HugyCup - International underwater photo- and video competition

1st place Green Force competition
1st place Wide Angle competition
1st place Macro
2nd place Wide Angle
2nd place Macro


2009 - BELGIUM - Denderhoutem

HugyCup - International underwater photo- and video competition

3rd place Macro
3rd place Frogfish competition


2009 - BELGIUM - Aalst

Nelos - Fresh Water Competition

1st place Juniors
3rd place Juniors