Awards (International only):

2021: Ocean Geographic Society - Pictures of the Year, Australia: Coral Reefs of the World: Honorable mention

2020: World Shootout, Picture of your life (Israel), Enviromental & conservation, 3rd place

2019: Ocean Art Contest, USA, Wide Angle: 4th place

2018: Underwater Photographer of the Year, Great Britain, Black&White: 1st place

2017: Beneath the Sea International Photo Contest, USA, Cold Water: 1st place

2015: Deep Indonesia Competition, Animal Behaviour: 4th place

2014: Ocean Geographic Society - Pictures of the Year, Australia: Animal Behavior: 1st place; Fish Behavior: 1st place; Seascapes with Model: 1st place; Creative Vision: 2nd place

2014: ScubaCam Festival, Slovakia, Wide angle: 2nd place

2012: 50th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, USA, Wide angle: 3rd place

2012: Beneath the Sea International Photo Contest, Macro: 1st and 2nd place

2011: 49th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, USA, Behavior: 1st and 4th place

2010: 4th Deep Indonesia Competition, Environment and Conservation: 1st place

2009: 1st Hugycup (International Underwater Photo & Video Shootout Competition), Wide angle: 2nd place

2008: 2nd Deep Indonesia Competition, Environment and Conservation: 1st place; Divers: Honorable Mention

2008: 2nd Our World Underwater Competition, Environment and Conservation: 1st place (and Best of Show)

2006: 44th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, USA, Macro, 3rd place

2002: 9th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Marseilles, France: Ambient with a diver: 5th place Ambient: 2nd place

2001: 39th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, USA, Wide angle - slides, 1st place

2001: 5th CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Monaco 2001, Macro: 3rd place; Ambient: 4th place; Fish: 5th place

2000: 8th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Soma bay, Egypt: Macro: 3rd place; Ambient: 5th place; Overall individual ranking: 3rd place

1999: 4nd CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Singapore 1999, Ambient: 5th place

1997: 3nd CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Lausanne 1997, Macro: 5th place