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

JUNE MASTERS CONTEST:

JUNE CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

JUNE VIDEO CONTEST:

SNELL’S WINDOW – WIDE ANGLE – Your image must properly showcase Snell’s window and at least one subject. Sunbursts and/or clouds in the background will certainly add some wow factor. Snell’s window must be clearly visible in the background.
Submission deadline: May 29th.

DENTIST APPOINTMENT – ANY LENS –Cleaning stations showing cleaner in or on the fish’s mouth. Other cleaners may be present but the focus of the photo must be cleaning of the fish’s mouth, and not any other part of the body.
Submission deadline: May 29th.

THE CLEANERS – VIDEO – Show the action of one or more cleaning stations. 1 minute maximum.
Submission deadline: May 29th

JULY MASTERS CONTEST:

JULY CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

JULY VIDEO CONTEST:

SHARKS AS ART – ANY LENS – For shark week show us an unusual image of a shark, not straight on or a side shot. Suggestions: close up of just the eye or just the teeth, tail shot, shot from above or below. An artistic shot, not a text book photo of a shark.
Submission deadline: July 3rd.

RAYS ARE JUST FLAT SHARKS – ANY LENS – Any non-shark, non-chimaera elasmobranch. I.e. rays, skates and guitarfishes.
Submission deadline: July 3rd.

NUDI WORLD – VIDEO – Showcase the beauty, behavior and movement of nudibranchs. Other types of sea slugs, such as headshield and sap-sucking slugs, can be included. No flatworms allowed. 1 minute maximum.
Submission deadline: July 3rd

AUGUST MASTERS CONTEST:

AUGUST CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

NON-FLORIDA WRECKS – WIDE ANGLE – Show us your best images of wrecks taken outside of Florida waters. Provide the name of the wreck and location in the title for verification purposes.
Submission deadline: July 31st.

FLORIDA WRECKS – WIDE ANGLE – Submit your best wreck image taken in Florida waters. Provide the name of the wreck and location in the title for verification purposes.
Submission deadline: July 31st.

SEPTEMBER MASTERS CONTEST:

SEPTEMBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

SEPT VIDEO CONTEST:

PERFECT SYMMETRY – ANY LENS – Symmetrical portraits, that is. Head on view where the animal is the same on both sides. (Example: eyes and fins in the same position on both sides).
Submission deadline: September 4th

SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIPS – ANY LENS – The image must show a known symbiotic relationship. Two creatures that normally live together where one or both benefit from the other, but neither is harmed. No parasitic relationships. No cleaning stations.
Submission deadline: September 4th

SYMBIOTIC MEDLEY – VIDEO – Showcase three or more different symbiotic relationships. Two critters living together where one or both benefit from the relationship but neither are harmed. Therefore, parasitic relationships are not included. 90 seconds maximum.
Submission deadline: September 4th