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

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

OCTOBER MASTERS CONTEST:

OCTOBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

HALLOWEEN LIGHTING – ANY LENS – Up-lighting on your subject, best portraying them in a spooky way. Up lighting is a popular lighting effect created by strategically placing lighting sources below/under the subject and pointing them up, thus creating the effect of ‘up-lighting’.
Submission deadline: October 2nd

SPOOKY LIGHTING – ANY LENS – Frighten us with your best snooted underwater monster. Don’t have a snoot device? Find a snoot buddy or make your own! Remember, nothing too cute or pretty; it should be spooky.
Submission deadline: October 2nd

NOVEMBER MASTERS CONTEST:

NOVEMBER CHALLENGERS CONTEST:

NOVEMBER VIDEO CONTEST:

A GROUP OF GROUPERS – WIDE ANGLE – A composition with 3 or more Goliath Groupers with supporting background. For example, a wreck in the background or alongside the goliath groupers, or a school of fish surrounding them
Submission deadline: October 30th

JUST BELOW THE SURFACE – ANY LENS – A photo that showcases the subject and its reflection or portion of its reflection on the surface. No over/under shots.
Submission deadline: October 30th

ON THE PROWL – VIDEO – Natural hunting, predation and feeding behavior. Hand-feeding sharks, or any other human intervention with your subject is not allowed. 2 minutes maximum.
Submission deadline: October 30th


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