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)
  5. Our monthly contests have been developed to give our members an opportunity to showcase their images
    within the context of the Monthly Contest Subject descriptions. The board may reject any submitted image that
    does not fit the Monthly Subject description. Members will be notified if their entry is disqualified and permitted to submit an alternate entry, but please note that the board may not be able to review entries submitted within 24 hours of the submission deadline in time to notify the contestant.

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

FEBRUARY MASTERS CONTEST:

FEB CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

FEBRUARY VIDEO CONTEST:

ALL BOTTLED UP – ANY LENS – Subjects located within a bottle (the majority of the subject must be in the bottle). Creative lighting and backlighting is encouraged.
Submission deadline: January 28th

BOTTOMS UP – ANY LENS – A shot of anything from a looking-up perspective, ie. from below. No humans, no over-under shots.
Submission deadline: January 28th

BOTTOMS UP – VIDEO – Video of anything from a looking-up perspective, ie. from below. No humans, no over-under shots. 1 minute maximum.
Submission deadline: January 28th

MARCH MASTERS CONTEST:

MARCH CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

MARCH VIDEO CONTEST:

SHRIMPS AND CRABS ON THINGS – MACRO – Any shrimp or crab sitting on another animal. NO manipulation of the subjects! No shrimps/crabs on/in anemones.
Submission deadline: March 4th

SQUIDS AND CUTTLEFISHES – ANY LENS – No octopuses.
Submission deadline: March 4th

NO VIDEO CONTEST

APRIL MASTERS CONTEST:

APRIL CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

APRIL VIDEO CONTEST:

NIGHT SHOT – ANY LENS – Shot exclusively at night, not snooted. Includes blackwater.
Submission deadline: April 1st

BLACK BACKGROUND MACRO – MACRO – Shot during the day, no blackwater or a night dive. No post-processing masking; the black background must be achieved in-camera. The use of a snoot is allowed/ encouraged.
Submission deadline: April 1st

NIGHT VIDEO – VIDEO – Shot exclusively at night, including blackwater, any subject(s).
1 minute maximum.

Submission deadline: April 1st