Novice Portfolio

The Novice Portfolio is open to all members who have not won:

  • Previous WAUPS competitions including Image of the Year, Rottnest day dive overall winner, Portfolio, PIXELS overall winner
  • or won/placed in a major underwater photography competition.

A Novice Portfolio consists of 4 images placed on a black background that work well together.  It is judged annually in November and is sponsored by Perth Scuba.

WAUPS Portfolio Guidelines

For information on how to become a member to allow you to enter this competition please contact us using our contact form.

Previous winners include:

2023 – Rusty Geller

2022 – Anthony Fortina

2021 – Jason Milligan

2020 – Matt Smith

2019 – Tony Bensted

2018 – Patricia Swallow

2017 – Isla Cath

2016 – Emma Burdett

2015 – Leanne Thompson


2014 – Hayley Fairbrother (see all winners and entries here)


2013 – Sue Myburgh (see all the winners and entries here)

2012 – Marjon Phur (see all winners and entries here)

2011 – Henrique Kwong

2010 – Ian Robertson

2009 – Emma Hicks