World ShootOut was born in 2005 with the Eilat Red Sea ShootOut. In 2011 Producer David Pilosof initiated the first online World ShootOut competition. Each year hundreds of photographers from countries around the world take part in an annual World ShootOut competition, submitting thousands of stunning images and videos, ranging from the calm lakes of the Nordic to dramatic footage of white sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. Photographers are awarded prizes valued up to $1,000,000.
World ShootOut competition winners are announced during the Boot Show, Düsseldorf, each year and in 2018 PADI, one of the proud sponsors the competition, presented Florian Fischer from Germany, with the 1st Place Prize of $1,000.