ENTER AND VOTE

CALL FOR ENTRIES:

The contests below are now open for submissions.
When voting starts, the entry period will be over and no further images can be submitted.
Check back after the voting starts so you can vote for your favorite. You will have one week to review the images and submit your two votes.
Winners will be announced at the next SFUPS meeting.

REMEMBER:

  1. Only TWO (2) entries per person per month.
  2. RESIZE your images (1400 pixels on the long side)
  3. DO NOT include your name in the image title (Ex: What’s That Thing!)
  4. RENAME your file using your photo title, month and category. Do not use spaces or special characters.
    DO NOT include your name. (Ex: WhatsThatThing-JuneMastr)

CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE PHOTO CONTEST RULES

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE PHOTO SUBMISSION AND VOTING INSTRUCTIONS .pdf

CLICK HERE FOR PRINTABLE VIDEO SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS .pdf

AUGUST MASTERS CONTEST:

AUGUST CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

AUGUST VIDEO CONTEST:

FISH ‘N HARD CORAL – ANY LENS – Best photo of fish that live in, sit on, or are normally found in association with hard corals. Live hard coral and at least one fish should be in the photo. Some Examples: Hawkfish sitting on a branching coral, school of damsels taking refuge in a branching hard coral, neon goby on a brain coral, Secretary blenny in a hole of a living hard coral, etc. Note: Sea fans and black coral trees are NOT hard corals. A group of fish sheltering under a ledge or staghorn do not fit the intent of this contest.
Submission deadline: August 1st

JUVENILE FISH – ANY LENS –Must be a fish that looks different as a juvenile than as an adult. Must be apparent that it is a larva or young fish.
Submission deadline: August 1st

NO VIDEO CONTEST THIS MONTH

SEPTEMBER MASTERS CONTEST:

SEPTEMBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

SEPTEMBER VIDEO CONTEST:

BLACK AND WHITE – ANY LENS – May be converted to black and white in post processing. Choose images that are highly graphic and translate well to B&W.
Submission deadline: August 29th.

UNDERWATER LOL – ANY LENS – An image that is funny and makes you “laugh out loud”.
Submission deadline: August 29th

LARGER THAN LIFE ANIMALS – VIDEO – An image that is funny and makes you “laugh out loud”.
Submission deadline: August 29th

OCTOBER MASTERS CONTEST:

OCTOBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

OCTOBER VIDEO CONTEST:

MODEL/DIVER WIDE ANGLE – WIDE ANGLE – Photo with a model, could be full body or just part of the body, close or farther away.
Submission deadline: October 3rd.

VERTICAL COMPOSITION – ANY LENS – Best photo with a pleasing vertical composition. NO horizontal images. May be cropped in post processing.
Submission deadline: October 3rd

NO VIDEO CONTEST THIS MONTH

NOVEMBER MASTERS CONTEST:

NOVEMBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

NOVEMBER VIDEO CONTEST:

FROGGIES – ANY LENS – Capture the beauty and personality of these strange looking fish. From anywhere around the world.
Submission deadline: October 31st.

TURTLES – ANY LENS – Show off your best turtle photos.
Submission deadline: October 31st

TELL ME A STORY – VIDEO – Show an animal doing what it normally does but present it in a unique way with narration (voice or written text) and music. Think “Wild Kingdom”. 2 minutes max.
Submission deadline: October 31st.